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Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy: Education for a Diverse and Multicultural Planet

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A K-12 outreach project sponsored and published by Professor Hong-Ming Liang 梁弘明教授 and NSR Student Editors and Writers. See Masthead for our not-for-profit educational open- access policy. Please direct all inquiries to Professor Liang at HLIANG (at) CSS.EDU

Over three hundred illustrated reports from around the world are available free of charge to teachers and students at http://NorthStarReports.org . More articles concerning our collective global and historical connections are added weekly. The North Star Reports articles are used by K-12 and undergraduate students as a part of a growing online learning community to promote the learning and to teaching about our historical and global connections. To participate or for more information, please contact Professor Liang at HLIANG (at) CSS.EDU See also: http://www.facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Theory/Philosophy: What do we offer?

• An online, interactive, learning community sponsored by a nationally recognized scholarly journal and an accredited institution of higher learning.
• A free and growing educational platform for organizing class projects. NSR reports are written by college students with global experiences. These college students serve as academic role-models for partner high school and middle school students.
• A flexible, interactive educational platform.
• A connection with a global community of scholars.
• An ongoing, mutual, and interactive relationship with a scholarly journal and an institution of higher learning, with recognition for participating students and teachers.

Action: What is possible?

• Use of the North Star Reports (NSR) site.
• Organizing high school class assignments around NSR essays.
• Possibility of top essays by high/middle school students, edited by sponsoring high/middle school teachers, being shared on NSR.
• End of the year, on campus, event to showcase the work of all of the students and teachers, including CEU credits for teachers.
• Site visits and/or Skype sessions by Professor Liang and other professors.
• Site visits and/or Skype sessions by NSR student editors and/or writers.

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