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Horizon Issues

15. Global Classrooms

The neighborhood is changing so that young people and teachers may both develop friendships and partnerships across boundary lines of geography, race, gender, age and belief. Narrow mindedness may have more trouble surviving the new neighborhood. Inventiveness may emerge from fertile soil.


Learning More

Visit and read through several of the following:

Do a search at Electric Library and read at least 2 articles that cast light on this trend or issue.

Possible search questions:

  • What do we mean by a global classroom?
  • How does the Internet make the world our classroom?

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in the issues pages are those of the author, Jamie McKenzie. They are meant to stimulate thought and inquiry about issues and trends, but they do contain some speculation and projection about the future. The author cannot be held responsible if some predictions and trends do not materialize or continue, especially if readers attempt to reverse some of the more disturbing trends. Listing of articles to read should not be interpreted as endorsement of the contents, products or ideas by the author.

Credits: The photographs were shot by Jamie McKenzie.
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