This site is dedicated to help teachers “globalize” their classrooms.
As we look to the world, we realize that we are more connected than ever before through amazing technology. However, we are also an interconnected world where what occurs in one place or between peoples, frequently has an effect elsewhere in the world. With each passing day, we become increasingly interconnected. Consequently, we must think and teach globally by integrating global standards into our mandated curriculum.
To become a global citizen, students must think critically by investigating the world beyond their own environment, recognizing their own perspectives and others’ perspectives, communicating their ideas effectively with diverse audiences though a variety of methods, and take appropriate actions to improve conditions.
What does globally competent student look like?
This student is college and/or career ready with the necessary skills to be successful in today’s global workforce, including the ability to work collaboratively, think creatively, examine from different perspectives, communicate effectively, investigate curiously, and be willing to
We are tasked with engaging our students in ways that promote learning not only about the world, but about why and how the deep complexities work. By developing and nurturing the skills they need, our students will be able to describe, explain, and justify their own world views, cultures, and traditions, while recognizing how these influence their choices and responses in the world and in
This site was developed by Jeanne Hart as part of the Teachers for Global Classrooms program. Jeanne teaches mathematics at Carver Middle School in Tulsa Public Schools. Jeanne traveled in Indonesia as a TGC fellow in July, 2012. She hopes you will find this site helpful about TGC, globalizing your curriculum, and using the resources provided. Please feel free to use all of the resources on this site. Enjoy.
Note: "This site is not an official U.S. Department of State website. The views and information presented are the grantee's own and do not represent the Teachers for Global Classrooms Program, IREX, or the U.S. Department of State.”
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