Learning About the World with a Global Perspective - 2009 Jaffarian Award Winner

Learning About the World with a Global Perspective

School: Carroll Academy for International Studies, Houston, TX

Nominated by: Sally Rasch, Librarian

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Program Summary:

Working with the Carroll Academy’s curriculum requirements on International Studies, the library’s “Learning about the World” program gave students an expanded global knowledge through the creative, hands-on study of world regions, languages, governments and the immigration experience. Throughout the school year, students participated in geography lessons, storytelling and music activities, mock world council meetings, book-themed school parades and an immigration simulation.

 

Program Images                     

Book Parade                               
  Book Parade, Carroll Academy                                              Storybook Opera, Carroll Academy

Immigrant's Suitcase, Carroll Academy                                          Book Parade 2, Carroll Academy  
 Immigrant's Suitcase, Carroll Academy                                                    Vote Duck!, Carroll Academy                                                                                            

Reflection from the Award Winner

 

Award Ceremony Images
 

Jaffarian Committee chair Lisa Hathcock presents award to Sally Rasch                                Sally Rasch, author Gregory McGuire, Lisa Hathcock
Jaffarian Committee chair Lisa Hathcock                                       Sally Rasch, author Gregory McGuire, Lisa Hathcock
presents award to Sally Rasch

                    

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