Think Globally, Act Locally: Teaching Climate Change Through Digital Inquiry

Jill Castek, Bernadette Dwyer

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In the 21st century, our students increasingly communicate, connect, collaborate, and interact with diverse cultures and traditions around the world, so they need to develop global literacy. This department column highlights research and research-to-practice at the international level to bring global best teaching practices to the forefront. Topics include international literacy instruction, international professional development, global literacy initiatives, global partnership and collaborative projects between schools and educators, best practices in literacy globally, and advocacy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)755-761
Number of pages7
JournalReading Teacher
Issue number6
StatePublished - May 1 2018


  • 2-Childhood
  • 3-Early adolescence
  • Affective influences < Motivation/engagement
  • Comprehension
  • Content literacy
  • Critical analysis < Digital/media literacies
  • Digital/media literacies
  • Digital/media literacies
  • Domain knowledge < Content literacy
  • Information and communication technologies < Digital/media literacies
  • Instructional models < Strategies
  • Instructional strategies
  • Instructional strategies
  • Interest < Motivation/engagement
  • Motivation/engagement
  • New literacies < Digital/media literacies
  • Persistence < Motivation/engagement
  • Questioning < Comprehension
  • Self-efficacy < Motivation/engagement
  • Specialized vocabulary < Vocabulary
  • Text features
  • Text types
  • Thematic units < Literature
  • To inform instruction
  • Visual literacy < Digital/media literacies
  • Writing across the curriculum < Writing
  • as inquiry < Assessment
  • methods and materials
  • methods and materials
  • methods and materials
  • teaching strategies < Strategies
  • text features < Content literacy
  • text structure < Comprehension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Pharmacology
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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