Share Paper: Digital Citizens, Global Citizens

  1. Katherine Walraven, TakingITGlobal, Canada
Wednesday, March 9 6:30 PM-8:00 PM Bellmeade

Abstract: TakingITGlobal (TIG) operates the world's most popular online community of young leaders, and in 2006 launched TIG for Educators (TIGed) to allow educators to integrate its resources into their teaching. TIGed comprises a community of educators interesting in empowering their students to think and act as world citizens. In this session, participants will have an opportunity to explore the TIGed platform through live computer demonstrations. Participants will be guided through the registration and classroom creation process, in addition to learning about TIGed educational initiatives and best practices.