Participation in this GLP:
*Provides students a chance to learn different problem-solving techniques
*Provides a model for involving parents and community members from minority language groups into school projects.
*Prepares students for global literacy.
*Puts students in charge of their own understanding of global perspectives.
* Builds bridges between diverse language or culture groups within a community
* Allows emotional, intellectual, and personal growth through direct experience with other cultures.
Benefits for Students:
Students who participate in this GLP gain valuable skills, such as:
*collaboration with others via the internet
*practice using digital media presentation tools
*compassion for humanity, especially for those of other cultures
*practice reading and writing through blogging
Not only do students benefit from having these skills for their future, but they also enrich their current curriculum by being exposed to other cultures, and learning how to problem-solve using real-life issues.
Pay It Forward GLP by Aurora Mendoza is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
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