Where Would You Go?

I have a busy weekend ahead. In addition to social activities, school work, and a balloon twisting job, I also need to set aside time to work on my Global Education Resource Guide. As part of my TGC fellowship, I am developing resources for other teachers to help students become more “globally competent.”  I’ve always believed that the first step to being a good global citizen is curiosity about the world around us.  Young people today know that they are globally connected — through the food they eat, the games they play, the places their families have lived, and more. You can see it in their recent classwork shown below. I asked students to answer this question: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Here’s a selection of their responses. As you can see, students are thrilled to connect globally… and now I’m just trying to figure out how to take them one step closer.

If you are not lucky enough to be a 5th or 6th grader in one of my classes, go ahead and answer in the comments section — Where would you go?

Categories: Global Citizenship, USA

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  1. This is pretty neat, Ms. Krakauer!!

    If I could go anywhere in the world, I would go to Scotland because that’s where the Water Horse is. (Loch Ness Monster.) There’s been a lot sightings, but not all of them are real. I would do my best to find out if the Water Horse really IS real.
    I would also go there because I love the music that they play there. I really really LOVE it!!!!

    Best Wishes!!
    😉 ~ Anna

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