“There is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.” ~Amanda Gorman
Developing global competence is not only about knowledge. There are so many skills that will help students succeed in solving 21st century problems. For example, students need to be self directed, caring community members, creative problem solvers, and effective communicators. There are so many ways to build these skills. When possible, try to find ways to get students in dialogue with peers who are different with them. Using the amazing technology at our fingertips, students can communicate regularly with peers abroad (even collaborate on projects sometimes! See examples below.