5c. Promote diversity, cultural understanding & global awareness

Model and promote diversity, cultural understanding, and global awareness by using digital age communication and collaboration tools to interact locally and globally with students, peers, parents, and the larger community

Cultural understanding, promoting diversity and global awareness is at our fingertips when using digital age communications. Collaboration with students and educators outside the classroom is neverending and a platform that had helped me to broaden my horizons and introduce my students to the idea of global collaboration is Empatico.

Empatico – Global Collaboration Project

To learn more about how I went about this collaboration, read more about my Global Collaboration Project below.

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Finally, read more about how to move forward with more of a global focus and connection in my blog post, Moving From Ideas to Implementation. Including how to start thinking of Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s) as a global community.