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Global Learning: Making a Difference, Changing the World! Carol Anne McGuire and Peter Reynolds



Global Learning: Making a Difference, Changing the World!

Is global collaboration an educational reality? Or just a buzzword? See how K-12 students have rocked their world by solving real problems while composing music, making movies and learning about each other in live video conferences. What a great time to be an educator! The walls of the classroom are coming down! Learn how to bring the world to YOUR students!


Technology Integration Specialist, Apple Distinguished Educator, Discovery Star Educator, ISTE Teacher of the Year Carol Anne McGuire is an award-winning educator who began her career teaching blind and visually impaired students over 20 years ago. She is the founder and “Lead Rocker” of an international project called “Rock Our World.” ROW connects students on every continent to collaborate in music composition, filmmaking and meeting each other in live video conferences.


Carol Anne has worked with companies such as Apple, Discovery, Disney, American Film Institute, Google

and Will Smith. Carol Anne Keynotes all over the world on topics such as Global Collaboration, Accessibility, Digital Storytelling, Podcasting, Technology in the Classroom and Movie Making for the Non-Techy Teacher!


“Carol Anne McGuire put together the most innovative, collaborative learning environment I’ve ever seen across all the continents.” John Couch, Vice President of Education at Apple Computers, to the United Nations.


Peter H. Reynolds is a NY Times best-selling author and illustrator, a renowned educator, and the founder of FableVision, an award-winning educational multimedia company. Peter inspires kids and “grown up kids” with his messages about authentic learning, creativity, and self-expression. His books The Dot, Ish, and The North Star are popular in classrooms around the world. The Dot, Peter’s signature book, encourages readers to be brave and “make their mark!” For more information, visit and