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TC’s Gaudelli: American Education Should Reflect Our “Fundamentally Global” Condition

William Gaudelli, Associate Professor of Social Studies and Education
William Gaudelli, Associate Professor of Social Studies and Education
TC’s William Gaudelli, Associate Professor of Social Studies Education, is quoted in a New York Times article about the value and necessity of global education. He is quoted as saying that American schools are falling short in teaching global competence.

“By and large, our curriculum in the United States is a European great civilization approach — Plato to NATO — with some add-ons for cultural diversity,” Gaudelli is quoted as saying. “But the condition we live in is fundamentally global. There’s literally nothing that’s not connected far beyond our borders. When people 100 years look back on our generation, they’re going to wonder: How did they know so much about what was going on and do so little to educate about it?”

To read the story, go here.

Published Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017

William Gaudelli, Associate Professor of Social Studies and Education
William Gaudelli, Associate Professor of Social Studies and Education
TC’s William Gaudelli, Associate Professor of Social Studies Education, is quoted in a New York Times article about the value and necessity of global education. He is quoted as saying that American schools are falling short in teaching global competence.

“By and large, our curriculum in the United States is a European great civilization approach — Plato to NATO — with some add-ons for cultural diversity,” Gaudelli is quoted as saying. “But the condition we live in is fundamentally global. There’s literally nothing that’s not connected far beyond our borders. When people 100 years look back on our generation, they’re going to wonder: How did they know so much about what was going on and do so little to educate about it?”

To read the story, go here.

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