|The U.S. Department of State is excited to announce: |
Solving Global Problems — a free, self-paced online course for U.S.
educators! Problem solving ignites students’ critical thinking and
creativity. It teaches students how to apply knowledge and skills to complex problems and it empowers students to make a difference in the world. Global competence equips students with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be successful in today’s interconnected world. Through this course educators will be equipped with an understanding of what
problem-driven learning is and how to apply it in their classrooms,
whether that is in person or virtually. This introductory course is
designed for an audience of busy professionals who are motivated to
engage their students with real challenges. Educators will explore
how global problems can be introduced across content areas and
grade levels. One of the most challenging parts can be getting started. This course will provide practical ideas for connecting problem-driven
learning to standards and resources to apply in your practice.
Learn more and start today! The Solving Global Problems program
offers: A 4.5-hour massive open online course
Lesson plans and videos
Testimonials from expert teachers across the United States
Threaded discussions with colleagues
Opportunities for practical applications
Educators who successfully complete the course will receive a U.S.
Department of State Global Problem-Solving Educator badge and
certificate noting 4.5 hours of independent professional learning.
The course will be open April – September 2021. Enrollees will work
at their own pace to complete the 5 hours of asynchronous
instruction. Bookmark this page to register: https://bit.ly/3rXuQey