Mastering Global Literacy

Discover how educators can cultivate globally literate learners while becoming globally connected themselves. The authors explore ways to bring global issues into the classroom and personalize them using new digital tools. Find strategies for implementing global-awareness studies into the traditional school curriculum, as well as creating new types of 21st century learning environments.

Benefits

  • Understand why a rapidly changing world calls for the integration of global awareness in the classroom.
  • Learn practical strategies to make global issues relevant to students.
  • Integrate 21st century skills into the traditional classroom curriculum.
  • Nurture students to become citizens able to thrive in a contemporary society.
  • Use global competence to stimulate student interest in learning, college, and careers.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Educating for Global Competence: Redefining Learning for an Interconnected World
Chapter 2: The Globally Connected Educator: Talking to the World—Not Just About the World
Chapter 3: Taking the Global and Making It Local: A Qualitative Study
Chapter 4: Growing Up in a Global Classroom
Chapter 5: Interdisciplinary Global Issues: A Curriculum for the 21st Century Learner

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