John H. Finley  
PS/MS 129M 

Excellence without Excuses

Unit 3: Growing the Food We Need:

Unit 1 Project: What does it mean to be a global scholar?

Global Scholars supports the following key objectives:

  • Broaden students’ local-to-global perspective by learning from peers in other  cities
  • Gain subject matter content knowledge on an issue of mutual concern
  • Equip students to navigate a 21st century virtually-connected world
  • Augment digital technology proficiency
  • Promote English language practice and literacy

Unit 1 Project:

In the Unit 1 project, each city in a collaboration group posted a video in the e-classroom to share about their culture. Taipei put their amazing video on YouTube. See it here: