December 2011 Archives

Teaching the Teacher

Teacher preparation programs around the country are embracing innovative approaches to teaching for global competence.

Expand Horizons Through Expanded Learning Time

Where better to learn about the world than out in the world?

Nurture Creativity With Real-World Projects

Students have a keen sense of what experiences are relevant to their futures. And what could be more relevant than real world, globe-spanning projects that professionals work on every day? As I traveled the country in the last few years, I've seen many inspiring projects that engage students on many different levels. Here are a few examples that teachers and afterschool providers can begin to use right away: A 30-second public service announcement (PSA). In our 24/7 global media age, is the message understandable beyond our own borders? The Ad Council is a good source for socially minded, well-framed ...

Is it Getting STEAMi Here?

An argument to add the arts and international studies to STEM.

How Nations Teach Global Skills

Four case studies on how school systems around the world are preparing for the global age.

The New Global Skill Set

Quantitative and qualitative evidence sends a clear message: new skills are needed in a global digital age. On an individual level as well as at the national level, our economic success is at stake.

Utah: Pioneers in Language Immersion

For its future economic success in the twenty-first century, Utah is preparing a global workforce that is multilingual.

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