Mastering Global Literacy

Mastering Global Literacy

by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
     
 

Mansilla, Veronica Boix

Schools must prepare 21st century students to compete in a global society-a world where cultures, economies, and people are continuously connected. It is the job of the 21st century educator to make sure students are equipped to meet this challenge. In the Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy series, editor Heidi Hayes Jacobs and a team

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Mansilla, Veronica Boix

Schools must prepare 21st century students to compete in a global society-a world where cultures, economies, and people are continuously connected. It is the job of the 21st century educator to make sure students are equipped to meet this challenge. In the Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy series, editor Heidi Hayes Jacobs and a team of authors from around the globe explore the three new literacies-global literacy, media literacy, and digital literacy. Mastering Global Literacy explores how educators can cultivate globally literate learners while becoming globally connected themselves. The authors examine ways to bring global issues into the classroom and personalize them using digital tools. They also offer strategies for implementing global-awareness studies in the traditional school curriculum, as well as creating new types of 21st century learning environments. Using this book, K-12 educators will: Understand how our rapidly changing world calls for the integration of global awareness in the classroom, Gain strategies and recommendations for making global issues relevant to students, Integrate 21st century skills into the traditional classroom curriculum, Cultivate global citizens able to understand and thrive in contemporary society, Use global competence to stimulate student interest in learning, college, and careers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936764587
Publisher:
Solution Tree Press
Publication date:
11/22/2013
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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