For many education systems, there is a common perception that a basic education must be offered before they can even begin thinking about integrating 21st century skills. Yet, making a quality 21st century education a pillar of an expanding system provides many opportunities.
We are increasingly realizing the benefits of study abroad for K-12 students and developing programs that contain components of language learning, sight seeing, cultural experiences, and interactions with sister schools.
Most U.S. students don't have the opportunity to come into contact with art, because they either don't have access - or more often, they don't feel like they have access. Here are strategies and free resources to help.
How can global education engage students in summer learning?
How powerful would it be if every undergrad studying abroad committed to sharing their experience with one classroom back home?
As the list of 21st century skills grows, we need new ways to connect them to each other and attach them to longstanding psychological constructs.
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?