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Thursday, July 26 • 11:45am - 12:50pm
Dunbar - Mirror Classrooms: Reflections on Global Collaborative Learning

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When students look in their ""mirror monitor,"" they don't see themselves: They see students in Sweden studying exactly the same things, from ""Number the Stars"" to the Raoul Wallenberg Cube Project. Two teachers - one in the United States, and one in Sweden - collaborated on a new project called ""Mirror Classroom"" that allows students to teach each other half a world away. How better to learn about the UN Sustainable Development Global Goals and Basic Human Rights than in a global classroom?

“...and I want you all to remember- that you must not dream yourselves back to the times before the war, but the dream for you all, young and old, must be to create an ideal of human decency, and not a narrow-minded and prejudiced one.”
― Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

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Tammy Dunbar

teacher, Manteca Unified School District
Tammy Brecht Dunbar, M.Ed., S.T.E.M. teaches 5th grade in Manteca (CA) Unified, is the 2020 NCCE Closing Keynote and is a 2018-2019 Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Fellow. She was named 2016 California Woman of the Year, Assembly District 12, won the 2018 ISTE Literacy PLN... Read More →

Thursday July 26, 2018 11:45am - 12:50pm PDT
White Hill Boston Park Plaza