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GCO 2015 sign-up now open to students ALL grades!

08 Dec
  • Interested in striking the right balance (for you) between privacy and convenience in regard to online tools?
  • Curious about options for developing an online identity that highlights what you’d most like others, like college admissions officers, to notice about you and your talents?
  • Wondering how you might leverage online tools for social good, such as building awareness or coalitions across local, national, or international communities?

Enroll in Global Citizens Online (GCO) 2015! 

  • Where does it happen? ONLINE
    • Read articles and/or watch videos online (ones that intentionally present contrasting perspectives) that will serve as sparks for discussion
    • Participate in lively small group discussions via itslearning
  • When does it happen? On your own schedule over seven weeks, about one hour per week.
  • What does it cover?
    • Personality and Presence (i.e. who – and where – are you online?)
      • Jan. 5 through 16, 2015
      • Two-week break for first semester exams
    • Privacy and Power
      • Feb. 2 through 15, 2015
    • Connections and Intention
      • Feb. 17 through March 6, 2015
      • Our last week culminates with participants sharing personal strategic plans (no more than two pages long) regarding their online identity

Interested in bringing GCO topics home to discuss with your family? There will be optional weekly dinner table topics provided during the first six weeks of the program.

Sign-up DEADLINE: Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.

Sign up online @ http://bit.ly/gcosignup, in the MW Library, or by emailing Ms. DeGroat: wdegroat@gsgis.k12.va.us

 
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