Conference Agenda

One World Week 2019 in New York has a number of presentations, workshops, roundtable discussions, networking sessions, student presentations, fun activities and free time that you will find informative and enjoyable.  Over 100 One World educators from around the US and the world will partake to include New York State, Michigan, Mexico, Wales, Brazil, Argentina and China.  The goals of the conference over the course of the week are:

1. Develop a customized global competence plan that you can implement in your school in conjunction with other educators from around the world. 

2. Build a kinship, camaraderie and community with One World educators from around the world. 

3. Leverage the One World global learning community to enhance your capacity to impact students in both your own school and across the world. 

Sunday, February 10th

Dinner Reception with Dr. Reimers 

  • Location: Port Chester Senior Center, 222 Grace Church St., Port Chester, NY 10573 
  • Participant/Guest Arrival & Dinner:  5:00pm-8:00pm 
  • Free Time until 5:00pm 

Monday, February 11th

Full Day Workshop with Dr. Reimers 

  • Location: Park Avenue Elementary School Port Chester, NY 
  • Time: 8:45am Arrival (9am to 4pm)

Agenda for Workshop

  • Dr. Reimers Lead Discussion Global Competence: what it is & why it is important
  • Workshop #1: Develop a framework of knowledge, skills and dispositions
    • Dr. Reimers will lead a discussion on knowledge, skills, and dispositions. Sit & interact in mixed teams.
      • Have you considered a Certificate of Global Competence for your school?
      • What would you include in that GC Certificate? 
      • Paying particular attention to Step #3 of Dr. Reimers Prototype Process discuss, clarify and agree the important components of knowledge, skills, & dispositions of GC. 

BREAK for Lunch

  • Workshop #2: Making Global Competence Real
    • Dr. Reimers will lead a discussion on pre-course assessment work.
    • Curriculum Review
      • How much global competence is there in your existing curriculum?
      • How easy would it be to incorporate new themes readings/lessons into existing curriculum?
      • How easy would it be to incorporate new lessons from Sixty lessons?
      • Are they consistent with state & national standards?
      • These discussions will likely first take place in small groups then be shared out.
    • Asset Mapping & Activities Review
      • What activities currently exist in your school that lend themselves to global competence?
      • What are your school’s competitive advantages as it relates to global competence?
      • How have you used One World’s global learning community to connect your students to students from around the world?
      • These discussions will likely first take place in small groups then be shared out
  • Workshop #3: From Theory to Practice
    • Sit with your Leadership Team 
      • Group Discussion
      • How hard or easy do think it will be implement your plan?
      • What are the critical success factors you think you need in order to implement your plan?
      • What kind of support can One World provide in order to enhance success?
      • What does it look like?
      • Present a first very rough draft of your plan
  • Networking opportunity from  3:00pm to 4:00pm

Monday Evening after 4:00pm: Free time or optional activity

Tuesday, February 12th: Snow Day!

One World Exchange of Ideas on Future Ready Global Competence 

  • Location: Doral Arrowwood Hotel  
  • Time: 8:45am-9:30am: Design Thinking Redux: Build, Test, Learn
  • Time: 9:30am-12pm: Future Ready Discussion with your National Context 

After having spent the previous three days focused primarily on global competence, we will seek to open the discussion up a bit in the morning session, asking educators to share with us the challenges and opportunities they see in their nations and communities as those nations and communities prepare for a 21st century world. 

Rest of Tuesday: Free Time

  • Work on your plan/presentation and/or Visit New York

Wednesday, February 13th

Visit Wyandanch School District to hear from One World Students & Teachers

  • Location: Wyandanch, NY 
  • Time: 6:30am Departure from Port Chester- 8:00am-11:00am

Visit West Hollow Middle School Global Classrooms on Sustainability & Technology

  • Location:West Hollow MS, Dix Hills, NY 
  • Time: 11:30am- 2:30pm 

Wednesday Late Afternoon/Evening: Free time or optional activity

Thursday, February 14th

Community Circle  

  • Location: Edison Elementary School Port Chester, NY 
  • Time: 8:45 Arrival, 8:55-9:20am

Basecamp Expenditionaries Workshop

  • Basecamp Expenditionaries will lead One World Educators through a design-thinking exercise to help think through GC challenges & opportunities while at the same time modeling 21st century pedagogy. 
  • Location: Edison Elementary School Port Chester, NY 
  • Time: 9:30am-1:30pm

Visit to JFK Elementary School

  • Location: JFK Elementary Port Chester
  • Time: 1:30pm

Edison One World Club Presentation

  • Location: Edison School
  • Time: 3:00pm

Friday, February 15th

Video Conference with Dr. Reimers

  • Location: Carver Center, 400 Westchester Ave. Port Chester, NY  
  • Time: 8:00am-12:30pm
    • Dr. Reimers brief recap of Monday’s workshops
    • Each school team will have 10 – 12 minutes to present their global competence plan to Dr. Reimers via Video Conference
    • Teams can present in person via video conference or virtually
    • Dr. Reimers will provide feedback to each team

Friday Afternoon: Free time or visit to UN & New York City

*Please note these events & their details are subject to change*

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