A new world view: preparing American students for the Global Age

A new world view: preparing American students for the Global Age

Article from Development Education Journal, Volume 11.3.

The United States is a superpower, deeply engaged in diplomatic, economic, military, and humanitarian activities around the world, yet Vivien Stewart finds that American students know shockingly little about the 90% of the world outside US borders. She describes the state of international education in American schools, the new interest and developments that are emerging, and what steps need to be taken to ensure that the next generation of American high school graduates is internationally literate.

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