Tim Flood

Tim_flood@unc.edu     twitter.com/2timflood

Language fails cross culture – I.E. Pocari Sweat

Homework

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If you want to help Africa do business hear.

The power of introverts

Youtube

Friends – evolution

Book Adam Grant – give and take

Watch “the iron giant”

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Jill Bolte-Taylor

Chin Amanda Adichia – Danger of a single Story

Homework

  1. How do I define a successful global district?

A district that has the capacity, resources and sustainability plans in place to impart knowledge and skills to students, empowering them to engage in a rapidly changing world. Leveraging technology in new ways to drive business and relationships beyond local geographical borders.

  1. What do I think it takes to get there?

Elements necessary to reach the goal include, quality teaching, administrative leadership, regional and state support, collaborative empowerment, and local autonomy. We must embed a global perspective across the totality of the curriculum, provide for bilingual education, exposure and experiences in intercultural experiences.

  1. What is your vision for the students you serve?

To build the capacity and capability of our district to prepare learners for the future, fostering the global citizenship, which is necessary to ensure their success in our connected world.

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