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Field Trips & Loot

Field Trips & Loot. The Field Trip. “The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” - Saint Augustine “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” - Marcel Proust. The United Nations Association – Toronto Branch.

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Field Trips & Loot

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  1. Field Trips & Loot

  2. The Field Trip “The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” - Saint Augustine “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” - Marcel Proust

  3. The United Nations Association – Toronto Branch Students would be taken to the Peace and Sustainability Education Initiative and the Movement for Ontario Peace Day at the Legislative Assembly of Ontarioat Queen’s Park, Toronto.

  4. Curriculum Expectation met by Field Trip- analyze, from a Canadian perspective, the social structures that support, and those that weaken, global inequalities.

  5. What is that….? “UNACTO is presenting Julia Morton-Marr, Founding President of the International Holistic Tourism Education Centre (IHTEC) founder of the International School Peace Gardens, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. UNACTO is promoting “Ontario Peace Day” along various displays of peace and sustainability education achieved by various local NGO’s, communities, schools, experts and educators.

  6. (Apologies for the busy slides……………..) The showcase will also include Science for Peace, Canadian Pugwash, Global Issues Project; Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, and the Education Alliance for a Sustainable Ontario (EASO). Members of Provincial Parliament will be in attendance, along with representatives from government and other organizations.”

  7. Students will have a wonderful opportunities to investigate a variety of global education issues with experts in their field

  8. Their Task Students will work in teams of 3, and will be challenged with the task of choosing one global issue from the conference and developing a presentation for the classroom. They will be “teaching” their chosen topic to the rest of the class.

  9. They will be expected to hold a discussion session following their presentation, and should have some type of agenda of their information for the class to follow.

  10. * N.B. Kim Bartlett’s list of resources is comprehensive, and therefore I have listed them on the blog in their entirety. They are a great wealth of information for the classroom. Loot !Websites / TV / Streaming / Miscellany

  11. Film: HOME • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8IozVfph7I&feature=player_embedded#! • An overview trailer for work being done through the UN. It is beautifully shot. This is OUR world.

  12. HOME • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqxENMKaeCU&feature=channel • The entire film 1:33 film.

  13. United Nations Education • Besides the main site, the Cyberschool bus site for education is fantastic. I’ve used many times in the past. • http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/unintro/unintro.asp • http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/

  14. Miscellaneous List • http://natgeotv.com/ca (Nat. Geographic TV) • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/ (streaming documentary) • http://flatclassrooms.ning.com/ (Global collaboration) • http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/ (Peace and collaborative Development) • http://www.world-newspapers.com/

  15. Con’t • http://www.avert.org/worldstats.htm (HIV/AIDS statistics) • http://www.cdnaids.ca/web/position.nsf/pages/cas-pp-0022 (Correlation between HIV/AIDS and poverty) • http://www.uis.unesco.org/ev.php?ID=8118_201&ID2=DO_TOPIC(Useful site with statistics for aspects of education, women and literacy around the world.)

  16. http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/leading-the-international-agenda/efareport/specials/sub-saharan-africa-education-challenge (Focus on education in sub-Saharan Africa)

  17. Lighter side & celebration • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMrZxLwQB4Y Arcade Fire singing “Haiti”, a celebration of Haiti’s culture and people. • http://www.celebratingdiversity.ca/resources

  18. Lighter side of ignorance; is that an oxymoron? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j7wr-wsmcI&feature=related Diversity Day at “The Office” The Office is actually great in the class. I’ve used it in Civics to Philosophy! • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLuK-EBkcww&NR=1 Anchor Man’s Ron Burgundy on diversity.

  19. Thanks for your time and interest in Global Education Please continue to the discussion questions………………………………..

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