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Becoming a Globally Competent Teacher

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Teachers today must prepare students for an increasingly complex, interconnected, and interdependent world. Being a globally competent teacher requires embracing a mindset that translates personal global competence into professional classroom practice. It is a vision of equitable teaching and learning that enables students to thrive in an ever-changing world.

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About the authors

Ariel Tichnor-Wagner

Ariel Tichnor-Wagner is a senior fellow of global competence at ASCD. In her role, she advocates for, develops, and implements innovative frameworks, tools, and professional learning experiences that support educators in fostering the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students need to succeed in a diverse, interconnected world.

Ariel Tichnor-Wagner is a lecturer in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program at Boston University and coauthor of the book Becoming a Globally Competent Teacher. Formerly the Senior Fellow of Global Competence at ASCD, she advocates for, develops, and implements innovative frameworks, tools, and professional learning experiences that support educators in fostering the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students need to succeed in a diverse, interconnected world. Ariel began her career as an elementary school teacher in a high-poverty school district in Phoenix, Arizona, where she taught primarily English language learners. She has also led student trips and volunteered in educational programs in Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Peru, and Israel. She graduated summa cum laude with a BA in history from the University of Pennsylvania. She received a master's degree in Elementary Education from Arizona State University and a doctoral degree in Education Policy, Leadership, and School Improvement from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As an educator and researcher, she is committed to identifying and leveraging policies and practices that improve academic and social-emotional outcomes of culturally and linguistically diverse students and that foster global citizenship. Her writing on global competence and school improvement has appeared in a variety of outlets, including Education Week, Educational Administration Quarterly, Leadership and Policy in Schools, Journal of Educational Change, Teaching Education, Education Policy Analysis Archives, and Educational Policy.




Book details

Product No.
119012
ISBN
978-1-4166-2751-7
Release Date
July 2019
Page Count
260
Member Book
No

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Classroom Management