Helping Future Teachers Develop Global Literacy Skills

Helping Future Teachers Develop Global Literacy Skills | 06/25/2013

UConn Today

By Cindy Wolfe Boynton

Today’s students are graduating into a global society where, at work, employees come in daily contact with people from around the world and, at home, neighborhoods are becoming more diverse. That means today’s teachers need to help students learn to live in this increasingly interdependent world.

“The issue of creating globally competent educators wasn’t something previous generations had to face, but it’s a very real issue now, and its importance is only growing,” says David M. Moss, interim director of teacher education at UConn’s Neag School of Education. “Our goal as teachers is to prepare students for all aspects of life – for personal, social, and professional success – and today, that means preparing them to be global citizens.” More…

Learn more about the Neag School of Education's GlobalED program.