In education, we often talk about how it's critical it is to teach our students the "Four C's": communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. While I agree these are critical competencies our students should master, what we miss in this discussion is an emphasis on another very important C, global competency.
One of the biggest problems facing the world langauges field is the lack of teachers. This post examines the demand and the potential supply.
The Common Core State Standard require students to conduct original research. Here are resources and project ideas to help!
What are the policies that states need to have in place to support global education?
How can states create and implement an action plan to support education goals? Here are some recommendations based on the example of North Carolina.
What was once one of the best CTE/VET systems in the world is now considered to be slipping by those who work within it. Why? What is being done?
Read about the unique education system in Australia which aims to "....enable students to gain qualifications for all types of employment, and specific skills to help them in the workplace."
Engaging in engineering activities offer a meaningful way for youth to develop 21st century skills. Included is a list of useful resources that you can implement in your program.
Five strategies to help you start a global education coalition in your community.
There are many digital tools and projects that can connect your students to the world in ways that promote a mindset of taking action and applied learning.