Facebook Twitter OCS TV Instagram
« Back to news list
Teachers Going Global
Northwoods Park Middle School
Posted On: Thursday, April 02, 2009

Teachers Going Global is an opportunity for teachers to share their experiences abroad with each other in a structured setting. The goal of the program is to increase internationalism by sharing ideas, promoting conversation, and increasing global resources.

At each session, one teacher shares pictures in the form of a slide show of a place they have visited or lived. Food from that country is served and during the meal, teachers answer "Food for Talk" questions about their experiences, observations and travels. A resource kit is created and placed in the library. Resources include and information PowerPoint, folktales, statistics for math lessons, autobiographies of people from that country, maps, recipes, arts/crafts and flags. Teachers volunteer to present at the meetings and, of course, the country is their choice.

Footer Address

Our website is in the process of being updated to ensure compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In the interim website accessibility concerns may be brought to the attention of Jeff Pittman, Chief Technology Officer.

The school system retains control over what links will be placed on system-related websites; however, the linked sites themselves are not under the control
of the school system, its agents or its employees. The school system is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, any link contained in a linked site,
or any changes or updates to such sites. The school system provides links as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsment
of the site by the school system. The school system reserves the right to remove or restrict any links.