WHAT IS GLO?
Global Leadership Odyssey (GLO) is a semester-long elective for 6th, 7th and 8th grad students. As global citizens, students will work collaboratively to design and implement a mulit-week service learning project that reflects a global issue within our community. Students will learn about geography, history, and culture through cooking, art, field trips, project-based learning, relationships and service learning. GLO directly addresses the MMCS goals of School Life as Real Life, Universal Empathy, and Creative Thinking.
Our first GLO Project is to begin correspondence with students at Bertha Gedeon de Baladí, a 1st - 11th grade school in Cartagena, Colombia. I had the great pleasure to work with these students in July where I learned so much about beautiful country, beautiful city, beautiful school, and beautiful selves. Their teacher, Rosalia Mendoza, and I are excited about working together so that her students can improve their English and our students can develop practice the following global competencies: