TECHNOLOGY and GLOBAL AWARENESS
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VoiceThread...Learn how to introduct yourself in the Hmong Language...



VoiceThread....see this example called "Kids Speak!" in which first graders share questons & wonders with kids all around the world...hopefully, they'll get lots of responses and new questions from kids in other places


VoiceThread...see this example connecting art with literature, culture, life experiences, global awareness
skills:
  • comparing -- relating text to self...other text...& the world,
  • writing & asking questions,
  • speaking in complete sentences,
  • describing pictures,
  • retelling a story,
  • listening to what others are saying & commenting appropriately....
4th Grade Art

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FIELD TRIPS & technology
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VoiceThread...example of a 4th grade boy's photos & narration from a trip to Washington
(NOTE: Click on the small photo of the boy to hear his narration of each photo.)

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OTHER LANGUAGES & CULTURES
VoiceThread....
....Spanish-speaking students reciting an innovation on the storyusing their original artwork......
....(global awareness, culture)


...VoiceThread ... "What Could it Mean?" ...a collection of worldwide images showing unique tradition, typical custom, distinctive perspectives, routines, habits, and practices