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Mastering Global Literacy

Title 2 :
Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy
By:
Heidi Hayes Jacobs, ed.
Details:
Paperback
Year:
2013
Pages:
116
Size:
9.9" x 6.9"
ISBN:
9781936764587
Item Code:
MGLI
Price: $24.95
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In today's interconnected world, success depends on global literacy. However, it is not enough for 21st century learners to simply learn about currents events through a lecture or assigned reading. Globally literate individuals are globally connected, as well as globally competent. Today, global connectivity is easier than ever, thanks to the latest digital tools. Mastering Global Literacy offers presents strategies for integrating global awareness studies into the traditional curriculum and creating 21st century learning environments that foster global connectivity.

The book, edited by Heidi Hayes Jacobs, consists of the following five chapters, by five different contributors:

  • Chapter 1: Educating for Global Competence: Redefining Learning for an Interconnected World, by Veronica Boix Mansilla and Anthony W. Jackson
  • Chapter 2: The Globally Connected Educator: Talking to the World-- Not Just About the World, by Sylvia Rosenthal Tolisano
  • Chapter 3: Taking the Global and Making it Local: A Qualitative Study, by William Kist
  • Chapter 4: Growing Up in a Global Classroom, by Homa Sabet Tavanger
  • Chapter 5: Interdisciplinary Global Issues: A Curriculum for the 21st Century Learner

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