DIY: Experiential Service-Learning Trips Abroad
Webinar: DIY: Experiential Service-Learning Trips Abroad
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT
This one-hour session equips educators with tools to create their own sustainable experiential learning program with non-profit organizations abroad. Impart unforgettable global competencies to students by integrating survivors of notable historical events with curriculum and meaningful international travel. Prepare intelligent risk-mitigation and safety plans. Secure professional development credits and creative financing to support long-term viability of the program for your school.
We will discuss:
- Overview on Global Education: Philosophy and National Trends;
- Destinations Abroad and Classroom Connections;
- Putting a "Human Face" on the Place: Survivors as "Living Historians;"
- Planning a Student Trip with Non-Profit Partners;
- Service-Learning as Solidarity, not Charity;
- Risk Management and Safety Preparations;
- Professional Development Credits for Teacher Chaperones;
- Financial Aid Resources for Low-Income Students
Instructor: Alethea Tyner Paradis has 12 years of classroom experience, taking students abroad where they learn key lessons from the developing world, and return home to inspire community action. By helping teachers reach students from all learning modalities through experiential instruction, the development of solutions-based thinking students will form and positively impact our future economic and social viability. Her passion is in supporting teachers in implementing robust initiatives towards a shared goal: creating knowledgeable, ethically-attuned, innovative citizens of a global community.
Fee: $25 members/$35 non-members
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