Thursday, August 22, 2013

Reimer's three dimensions

Reimer's lists are very helpful-- He has a lot of them and they stimulate global thinking for sure. Early he lays out the three dimensions of global competency:

openness to cultural differences, 

command of languages other than one dominant language,

command of global history and geography

These things must begin in pre school  They then make a powerful basis for openness to change. This is what globalization requires. We need more than merely quick or clever minds, we need big, wide-open and fearless ones.

Mr. Leigh Hogan
History Teacher
Buckingham Browne & Nichols Upper School
80 Gerry's Landing Road
Cambridge, Mass. 02138

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