108 - A conversation with LeeAnne Lavender
LeeAnne shares learnings and reflections on Service Learning and Global Citizenship Education in schools. LeeAnne leverages storytelling as the vehicle by which educators can listen and learn from each other. Her primary focus is on helping individuals and communities use storytelling to create cultures that celebrate global citizenship and sustainability. In our conversation we explore with LeeAnne what does this look like in an international school context.
About LeeAnne Lavender
LeeAnne is an educational consultant, coach and facilitator for international educators. She specializes in storytelling, digital storytelling, service learning and global citizenship, and she loves partnering with schools and teachers to create learning experiences that have impact and lead to deep learning and service as action.
In addition to working independently as a consultant and coach and offering a range of online courses for educators, LeeAnne is also the Service Learning Program Coordinator for the Association of International Schools in Africa and a storyteller for Inspire Citizens and PeerSphere.
You can learn more about LeeAnne at https://www.leeannelavender.com/.
LeeAnne’s blog, which features numerous posts about the role and power of storytelling in relation to service learning and global citizenship: https://www.leeannelavender.com/blog
A padlet showcasing a range of service learning/global citizenship examples from PreK-12 international schools, many of which feature storytelling in a variety of ways: https://padlet.com/leeanne_lavender/service-learning-global-citizenship-examples-z49z3tjrb3ioesp1
UNESCO guide: story circles and deep listening for intercultural competencies
Impact, a grade 5 storytelling & global citizenship site designed to connect language arts & social studies curriculum to citizen journalism & action: https://sites.google.com/sasaustin.org/impact?pli=1
Citizen C, a high school site that uses storytelling to create a culture of global citizenship: https://www.concordiashanghai.org/citizenc/ginspiration
Digital Storytelling: A Catalyst for Civic Readiness & Global Citizenship: A webinar with the Digital Citizenship Institute
John Mikton on Social Media
Dan Taylor on social media:
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