education discussion

Literacy and Globalization

In this discussion, reflect on the Hull et al. reading and the exchange between students around the world through Kidnet. Answer the following questions:

Reflecting on the Indian Kidnet girls’ display of cosmopolitan dispositions to other students on the global platform, what does it mean to be a hospitable interlocutor online (provide specific examples from the text)? What kinds of literacies should schools and educators foster in our youths in our “globalized” world? How do we engage students in the “contact zone”?