Introduction to Globalization and Internationalization – What is it and why does it matter in our schools? Orientation to the TLC-GO Certificate
Sep 27, 2023
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
240 South Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
Register here. TLC Credit: IS, GO
Presenter(s): Dr. Will Coghill-Behrends, Director, Global Education Initiatives Dr. Maia Sheppard, Assistant Professor, Social Studies Education Dr. EunJung Kim, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education
Description: Students are entering a world that is more globally interconnected and complicated than ever before, yet often lack the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to effectively operate in that space. In this workshop, teacher candidates will learn the fundamentals of global education, and internationalization, and engage in activities to heighten awareness of how global competencies can be embedded in P-12 classrooms and learning.
Learning goals: Students will develop curiosity and interest in the world’s cultures, communities, and contexts; Develop curriculum and pedagogical skills that enable teachers to incorporate international perspectives in their content area; Create connections to global and local complex challenges that impact the shared human experience.
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