Embracing Student, Education, and Career Success in a Globalized World


LanguageTwentieth-century assumptions about the world are rapidly becoming obsolete. Globalization, the digital revolution, mass migration, and the prospect of climate instability are triggering new concerns and demanding a new kind of graduate. At the dawn of the 21st century we are recasting our understanding of economics, communication, security, cultural identity, citizenship, and the environment. Indeed, a growing number of reports document the new demands and opportunities these changes present our youth. These changes also call for more powerful, relevant and self-directed learning that will prepare the young to live, compete, and collaborate in a new global scenario.  In this webinar, presented by the Using Technology for Language Instruction community at edWeb.net, Anthony Jackson, Vice President for Education of Asia Society, explored this critical education topic and how it impacts your students. In his presentation, Anthony:
• Described the state of the field related to global citizenship
• Provided a definition of global competence while building a case for why global education in US schools is imperative
• Discussed the rationale for why students must engage in the world throughout their entire K-12 education
• Provided practical tools and tips on how to implement global education in districts and schools

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Using Technology for Language Instruction is an online community where educators can collaborate on how to prepare students to succeed as global citizens and to expand their horizons. Our PLC provides a place to explore all aspects of using technology to improve both world language learning and English language learning of English Language Learners (ELLs). This program is sponsored by Rosetta Stone.

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