Hawker Brownlow Education

The Global School: Connecting Classrooms and Students Around the World

Author: William Kist

Availability: In Stock

Code: SOT6079

ISBN: 9781743306079

No of Pages: 122

Publish date: 16/08/2012

Price: $29.95


The world is growing increasingly diverse. Once-divergent cultures are now learning and working together. Discover why your students need an intercultural critical education and how it will help them thrive in an internationalised world. Wrapped in a 21st century skills framework, this book offers specific steps to globalise your classroom and strategies to encourage higher-order thinking.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore innovative ways to embrace globalisation and connect K-12 classrooms and learners worldwide. 

  • Understand the significant impact of the Common Core State Standards on instruction for 21st century skills. 

  • Identify applicable projects, strategies, and assessments to shift traditional classrooms into global education centers. 

  • Discover empowering tips to develop students' higher-order thinking. 

  • Learn to scale the straightforward steps all teachers - whether novice or technologically savvy - can take to help their students become participants in a global society.