The Asia Society's Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World: This comprehensive source offers a plethora of ideas for teachers as they work towards inclusion of global competencies within the classroom. The matrices at the end of the document could be used for students to self-assess themselves on their global competencies. The matrices as well as the graphic on page 12 of the document could serve as requirements for projects that students must meet. This source is the go-to source to get you started in your journey towards globalizing your classroom; highly recommended for all educators!
The Global Education Checklist:
Interested in where you and your school fall on the spectrum of infusing global education into curriculum? The Global Education Checklist includes multiple questions to analyze your past and present achievements in globalizing your classroom and school and also brings to light necessary focuses for future changes. Additionally, The Global Education Checklist can be used by students to assess their own global competencies at the beginning and end of a course or to show mastery of different global concepts within courses.
Minnesota State Social Studies Standards:
A closer look at the MN State Social Studies Standards reveals the close relationship and necessary inclusion of global education in curriculum. Teachers can use this document in their quest to globalize standards.Students can use the standards to assess their mastery level of the “power standards” connected to global knowledge, particularly those in World History and Geography.
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