"I need to BALANCE my learning so I can learn information from all around the world! One day I will understand finance, economics, poverty, education, technology, and health issues."
"Hip, hip hooray! We can work on our class blog when we get to school. All of us have stories to share. Children from all over the world can read and share with us. We love coming to class in America!"
SUGGESTIONS for "BIG TOP" LEARNING. What are mneumonics and how can they help you remember? Why might eating a healthy breakfast help you learn better in school? What is the best way to study for a test? Can exercise be a help for your mind and learning? How does sleep affect learning and the mind? What are some useful ideas to help you relax? WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON ALL AROUND THE WORLD? How can different kinds of information help us in our future? What types of skills will we need to survive? How can we begin to prepare for adulthood? What are some projects a class can cooperate on for maximum learning? How can we get our parents or community involved?
What is GLOBALIZATION?The simplest way to define it is the bringing together of economies and societies around the world. It's an attempt toward peaceful coexistence. One example could be the introduction of the Euro. Since so many European countries have the same currency now, it's so much easier to travel through Europe and spend your money! It unifies people. A common language could be a good goal for globalization. It's a way for people to work together as one. *http://www.globalteacher.org.uk/global_ed.htm **http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/center/students/hs/think/lesson1.pdf