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									                                                          World View                                                SAMPLE
                                    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill                               ACTION PLAN

SAMPLE                                                                 ABC Middle School
Person Completing the Form                                             School or College Name

Position                                                               City or County
World View Symposium
Program Attended                                                       Superintendent or President’s Name
October 14-15, 2009
Dates

                                                            ACTION PLAN
Statement of Objective/Goals:        Goal: To increase students’, teachers’, and school administrators’ knowledge and understanding
                                       of the world and to develop skills for the 21st Century by creating a environment conducive for
                                       global learning at ABC Middle School.
                                     Objectives:
                                       1. Make global education a priority for ABC Middle School.
                                       2. Train teachers and administrators in the use of global education practices.
                                       3. Increase integration of global issues and world regions in all classes and all grade levels.
                                       4. Use information technology resources and media to expand students’ knowledge of world
                                           regions and global issues.
                                       5. Promote student participation in culturally and ethnically diverse events and activities.
                                       6. Adorn the school with items that reflect a global focus and accepting of all peoples.
                              IMPLEMENTATION                                                       EVALUATION
  What needs to be           By whom and when?            What resources?              What evidence      How and when will
       done?                                                                        indicates progress? evidence be gathered?

OBJECTIVE 1: Make global education a priority for ABC Middle School.

Establish Global Education   Principal, by November     Staff members with global   Regular meeting schedule,   Record of minutes and
Committee composed of        2009                       vision and willingness to   attendance                  attendance on quarterly
teachers, administrators,                               serve                                                   basis
parents, and a community
member

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  What needs to be              By whom and when?             What resources?                  What evidence              How and when will
       done?                                                                                indicates progress?         evidence be gathered?

Provide information and         Principal, each summer      Seek grants, staff             Number of staff who travel   Assess annually
encourage staff to seek out     and as needed               development funds,             internationally or
international travel or                                     fundraising                    participate in cultural
cultural experiences                                                                       events in community

OBJECTIVE 2: Train teachers and administrators in the use of global education practices.

Research availability of        Global Education            Internet, organization         Number of conferences        Records of registrations and
and register teachers for       Committee, Principal,       websites and newsletters,      located and number of        attendance
global education or             Assistant Principal and     UNC, other area                teachers registered. Do
international                   Lead Teacher                universities, colleges,        the numbers increase?
studies/themed workshops        Begin December 2009 -       businesses
and conference                  (and on going)
opportunities and bring                                     Staff Development Funds
speakers to school
Encourage staff to learn        Teachers, administrators,   Ask Spanish speaking staff     Reports of increased         Teacher reports, certificates
Spanish or another world        school staff                or parents to offer courses,   communication between        of course completion
language                                                    courses at local community     staff and Spanish speaking
                                                            college or church, online      parents and families
                                                            courses                        speaking other world
                                                                                           languages


OBJECTIVE 3: Increase integration of global issues and world regions in all classes and all grade levels.

Survey all staff to inventory   Global Education            Curriculum map, World          Increase in globally-        Lesson plans and team
currently active globally-      Committee, team             View, NC in the World, and     integrated projects in all   meetings
integrated projects, work       representatives, survey     other websites for new         grades and in all teams
together to develop more,       completed by December       ideas
and make these ideas            2009, sharing and
available to all staff          researching ideas and
                                projects, ongoing
Purchase books,                 Media and Curriculum        Media Coordinator,             Orders submitted and         Check out system recorded
curriculum units, and           Coordinators, begin         organizations                  books and resources          to see if books are used.
resource manuals on             December 2009               recommendations                received by February 2010    Provide a feed back sheet
global education to be                                                                                                  with each book to see if
made readily available to                                   Staff development, school                                   teachers found resources to
faculty                                                     improvement or tuition                                      be valuable
                                                            funds. Also consider
                                                            grants.
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  What needs to be            By whom and when?            What resources?               What evidence                 How and when will
       done?                                                                          indicates progress?            evidence be gathered?

Teach the arts, music,        Art, Music and PE         Internet, texts, local       Student participation in        Outcome of activities,
traditions, and games of      teachers (ongoing)        residents, parents           activities                      product, or performance
different countries and
regions

OBJECTIVE 4: Use information technology resources and media to expand students’ knowledge of world regions and global issues.

Allocate class time for       Teachers and technology   Internet, AV equipment       Time spent on computer or       Study sheet completion,
internet use or other media   specialists, byJanuary                                 viewing videos (look for an     gathered after program or
(videos) use to explore the   2010                                                   increase in use over time)      internet use
world. Provide appropriate                                                           Completion of study
web sites and webquests                                                              questions and web quests
to be browsed and study
questions to be answered
Establish sister school or    Teachers, by February     E-pals, Peace Corps/World    Establishing a “partnership”    Teacher to record each
classroom e-pal., or          (ongoing)                 Wise Schools, Sister City    and number and quality of       interaction/communication
another version of an                                   International, World View    interactions. Can the
electronic pen pal with a                               Rotary Scholar, Center for   classes work on projects
student or class in a                                   International Understand-    together and communicate
different country                                       ing, Internet connection     easily?
Subscribe to various          Media Coordinator,        Library/media funds          Whether or not the              Number of times publications
publications that cover       by December 2009                                       publications are checked        checked out, also whether or
international issues                                                                 out of the library or used in   not students are citing
                                                                                     the library                     publications used in book
                                                                                                                     reports and other research
                                                                                                                     projects

OBJECTIVE 5: Promote student participation in culturally and ethnically diverse events and activities.

Sponsor quarterly "World      Global Ed Committee and   Parents, teachers, staff,    Number of events planned        Number of events held and
Culture Days/Events"          PTA (ongoing)             students, community                                          attendance
                                                        organizations and
                                                        businesses, internet

Research and organize         Teachers                  Student funds, or            Student interest post-trip,     Teachers will talk to students
field trips to museums,                                 classroom funds              discussions, on going           and parents soon after the
international festivals,      quarterly                                              activity or repeat trip         trip or activity.
ethnic restaurants, and
international businesses

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  What needs to be             By whom and when?            What resources?               What evidence              How and when will
       done?                                                                           indicates progress?         evidence be gathered?


OBJECTIVE 6: Adorn the school with items that reflect a global focus and accepting of all peoples.

Purchase flags from            Global Ed Committee, by   PTA Fundraiser               Flags and clocks hung in
countries in every region of   March 2010                Or solicit grants or funds   main areas of schools
the world and display wall                               from community
clocks showing times in
other parts of the world.
Ensure that up-to-date wall    Global Ed Committee, by   PTA Fundraiser               Maps hung in every
maps are available in each     March 2010                Or solicit grants or funds   classroom and non-
classroom. Also, purchase                                from community               traditional maps available
various “non-traditional”
maps for use, including
population density maps,
non-North America
centered maps, upside
down maps, etc…




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