Educating for Global Competence centered on how and why we need to educate our students to take on a greater presence on the global stage. More and more complex issues have arisen over time and there is a greater need for great minds to solve these problems ~ Clean drinking water, mass migration, climate instability and world peace are a few of the global issues facing us. All these require critical and higher-order thinking to solve. A complete transcript of this chat may be found here.
This week’s chat was scheduled at a different time to see if this would affect attendance. It did! Our next chat will be back to the regular schedule!
Flat Classroom Conference #flatclassroom
Global Classroom Twitter Chats 2nd Saturday of the month (3 chats)
The ‘Culture of Thinking’ movement began in 1993 with the publication of a book by Ron Ritchhart. Today, it is encapsulated in the Project Zero at Harvard University’s School of Education. It is funded (through the end of 2013) by Bialik College in Melbourne, Australia under the patronage of Abe and Vera Dorevitch. A full transcript of this chat may be found here.
‘Creating a Culture of Thinking’ (pdf) Ron Ritchhart