What do we Know?
What do we want to know?
What have we learned?
Students need to be prepared for a global society.
The US is ranked number one for technological integration, but 35th in personal contact.
Western middle class has a tendency for middle class bias; there is concern about US reliability in the world.
Students need listening skills in framing/reframing questions and issues; they also need debating and advocacy skills.
Are teacher prep programs preparing teachers for these needs?
What does Personal Contact mean?
What does Economic Integration mean?
Is this global awareness being incorporated into current cuarriculum?
What is the emotional impact on students knowing that they are now competing with the world?