Share Paper: Digital Citizens, Global Citizens Showcase

  1. Katherine Walraven, TakingITGlobal, Canada
Wednesday, March 9 4:00-4:30 PM General Thomas

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. This corporate showcase will take participants through the TIGed platform to explore the virtual classroom creation process, TIGed's educational initiatives around the world, and professional development courses offered by TIGed to develop teachers' competencies in global education.