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January 2012 Archives

Common Core: Preparing Globally Competent Citizens, Part 2

Margaret Reed Millar from the Council of Chief State School Officers continues her exploratory essay on ways the Common Core State Standards dovetails with global competence.


Common Core: Preparing Globally Competent Citizens

The adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA and mathematics in 45 states and the District of Columbia offers educators an unprecedented opportunity to marry the skill development and acquisition of core content needed to develop globally competent citizens with the rigorous skills and core content needed to prepare all students for college and careers.


No More Pencils, No More Books?

Digital learning holds great promise, but there is also the peril of a new digital divide. Learn more about best practices from one country that seems to be implementing e-learning equitably.


SAGE Advice for New Teachers

Classrooms today are very different from those ten years ago; a master teacher offers four points of advice for the new teacher.


International Summit on the Teaching Profession

Delegations comprised of education ministers, leaders of national teachers' organizations, and other teacher leaders from countries and regions with high-performing and rapidly improving education systems will gather in New York City in March.


A Global Opportunity

Why Quality Count's 2012 "Global Challenge" is really an opportunity.


Sweden: The Answer Isn't A. B. B. A.

The expectations for learning in an interconnected world are different from those common in the twentieth century. The expectations for learning in an interconnected world are different from those common in the twentieth century.


A Long Island Expressway...to Global Competence

At Herricks Union Free School District on Long Island in New York, leaders and teachers have taken a holistic, grassroots approach to embrace the concept of an international education for all students.


Japanese Lesson Study

Educators who plan lessons together create more effective learning experiences for students, a proven practice in the Japanese education system for over a century.


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