Global / Cultural Connections-The ability for students to understand and interact productively world-wide with people from cultures dissimilar to their own.

Global Awareness
· Global History
· Global Systems
· Global Problems and Issues
· State of the Planet Awareness
· Knowledge of Global Dynamics
(Environment, Government, Individuals)

Cultural Competency
· Human cultures and values
· Cross-Cultural Awareness
· Respect and understanding of differences

Human Dynamics
· Perspectives on Human Consciousness
· Awareness of Human Choices

Best Practices:
· Project based learning
· Real world applications
· Connecting learners from different parts of the world using technology
· Service learning opportunities
· Promote creativity
· Lessons address all learners
· All learners are successful


From the DOE:
Global Collaboration & Learning: (neat idea) (another good idea) (good book)