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The Globalized Classroom: 18 Key Resources for 2015

The Globalized Classroom: 18 Key Resources for 2015 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
All humans are citizens of the world, and teaching that fact to children in school can make them more sensitive to global issues and inspire them to look outside their own walls.
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camille wildenburg's curator insight, January 11, 2015 7:14 PM

This article provides a helpful list of resources for the globalized classroom in today's society. It suggests the use of media, online communities, getting to know fellow educators to share ideas and many other helpful tips. It states that to help students be more globalized they must understand that "all humans are citizens of the world" and that international and global issues are important to the development of ones studies.

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How online education can create a 'global classroom' - CNN International

How online education can create a 'global classroom' - CNN International | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Around the world, and in developing nations especially, there is an overwhelming demand for higher education.

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Interesting interview with Daphne Koller, co-founder and co-CEO of Coursera, an online, free course provider. She points out that the majority of Coursera's students come from outside of the US (Brazil, India and Russia), with only one-third of their students come from the US. Therefore, they have a huge issue with providing translations of their courses..since they are created in English...

 

 

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