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February 3, 2015 | 7:20 pm
Global Teacher Education works primarily with teacher education faculty in institutions of higher education to support our mission of developing the next generation of globally competent educators. Without teachers, however, our work is irrelevant, so we have provided this page as a resource to teachers who work to provide their students with a global perspective. Please also search our reference desk and reference section for additional resources and articles.Have a resource to share?  Contact us or upload it to the website (this requires registration).Resources for Global EducatorsAsia Society Partnership for Global LearningAsia Society PGL offers myriad resources for educators, including performance outcomes and rubrics for integrating global competence into most subject areas and a comprehensive set of resources including lesson plans, essays, reports and books. Their report, Educating for Global Competence: Preparing our Youth to Engage in the World, makes a strong case for... read more
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February 18, 2013 | 8:44 am
The leadership and faculty of the Reich College of Education (RCOE) at Appalachian State University have developed a collaborative culture that emphasizes communities of practice. RCOE’s conceptual framework offers the following direction:We view our candidates and ourselves as active, continuous learners. Because this process proceeds despite any conscious efforts to alter it, schools and all other agencies should take into account the principles that drive the process. Second, learning occurs as individuals engage in meaningful social activity … As a result, we must pay attention to both the social and the individual nature of teaching, learning, and organizational life.In building and articulating this community, RCOE has included global understanding in their mission objectives. One specifically states “Integrating multicultural and global perspectives and knowledge into all program areas to prepare graduates to work with diverse populations in diverse environments.”  RCOE... read more