The Teacher's Role in a Global Classroom
The Global Classroom
In what ways does this American classroom feel like a global classroom?
The main reason is why it feels like a global classroom is the “Internet”. According to (Koch, 2012)”A number of websites can help you set up similar “buddy” exchanges with classes from distant countries and cultures.” This is where communications can foster the development the skills of the students. According to (Cengage, n.d.)”They teach both Japanese and English in their classroom and this is known to be Language-Minority student diversity.” Diversity is every classroom and with technology it can bring diversity further along with the advancements that are there.
The Window and Mirror Reference
Think back to what we said in Chapter 4 about curriculum as both a window and a mirror for students. How does this activity act as a window and a mirror for the students in this class?
With technology it can be the curriculum that teachers use as a guideline in teaching along with the Common Core Standards. Technology today gives us the teacher the chance to keep up with the students we are trying to teach, with the advancement of technology. Mainly I think that technology gives the students the chance to learn some addition information that is not included in the material that in their textbooks. According to (Koch, 2012)”You should help students develop the necessary areas of understanding and skills, knowledge of the world, the ability to collaborate, interpreting, validating, and acting on information and think outside of the box to come up with solutions to all things in the classroom.” We give our students the greatest challenge along with just being the classroom with children they are different from culture and beliefs in terms of this activity offering a mirror for the students, it is basically the personal reflection of the English and the Japanese speaker who are presenting the story in their own language. And just...