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How to increase global competency in students: A research-based discussion with Empatico

Your Name and Title: Chelsea Donaldson, Senior Research Associate

 

School or Organization Name: Empatico.org

 

Co-Presenter Name(s): Angela Jo, Travis Hardy

 

Area of the World from Which You Will Present: New York, NY, United States

 

Language in Which You Will Present: English

 

Target Audience(s): Teachers (particularly with students ages 8-10), Administrators, After-school educators, Instructional coaches, Tech Integration coaches

 

Short Session Description (one line): How to increase global competency in students: A research-based discussion with Empatico

 

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

This session applies insights from child development research to guide educators in helping students navigate differences across cultures and backgrounds in our increasingly interconnected world.

 

The following topics will be covered:

-How to prepare students for successful intercultural experiences in the classroom

-How to establish a supportive environment for students as they build meaningful relationships with others

-How to promote crucial skills for global competency, such as perspective-taking, respectful communication, and cooperative groupwork

 

The talk will be led by Chelsea Donaldson, Senior Research Associate at Empatico, which is a new free online tool that connects teachers around the world for their students to virtually meet and interact. All activities on Empatico.org are designed with the research insights and learnings that will be shared in this discussion. To learn more about Empatico, visit empatico.org.



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