preparing students for a connected world
The 21st century isn’t coming; it’s already here. And our students have the opportunity and challenge of living and working in a diverse and rapidly changing world. Public schools must prepare our young people to understand and address global issues, and educators must re-examine their teaching strategies and curriculum so that all students can thrive in this global and interdependent society. —NEA President Dennis Van Roekel
What can we as educators do to help them prepare for a happy, successful life in the future?
Teaching for Global Competency can help students become the empathetic, curious. knowledgeable problem-solvers we hope to send out into the world.
This site is designed to provide RVA educators with resources to help them globalize their curriculum and develop global competencies in themselves and their students.
Profile of a Virginia Graduate
The VA Board of Education determined that a life-ready Virginia graduate must: