Tag Archives: Global Learner

17 Goals to Transform our World

This fall, World Leaders committed to 17 goals to transform our world. The 17 Global Goals pledge to achieve 3 very important things over the next 15 years: ending extreme poverty, fighting inequality and injustice and fixing climate change. All … Continue reading

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TIGed: Character & Citizenship

In our TIGed Project-Based Learning for Global Citizenship course we explored the importance of global education and how to develop classroom projects that are simultaneously authentic, transformative and have the potential to elicit sustainable global change. Throughout the course I … Continue reading

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Taking It Global: Resources for Global Issues

Taking It Global (TIGed) has a variety of resources for helping you connect your students and classroom on a global scale and with global issues. TIGed helps connect learners to the issues that matter to them through a variety of … Continue reading

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What is a Global Learner?

During our TIGed class this week one of the participants asked the question “What is a global learner?” This launched a discussion about 21st Century skills and learning experiences that include opportunities for collaboration, communication, citizenship, character, creativity and critical … Continue reading

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TIGed: Essential Questions for Teachers of Global Education

This week I embarked on a journey into global education, as part of a 5 week Taking It Global (TIGed) e-course with a group of my PI Team peers. TIGed aims to help youth develop their potential as creative, technology-enabled … Continue reading

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