Participating in an online, global writing community not only helps all students improve their written work but also enables them to collaborate on a global scale. Students exchange ideas, cultural perspectives, and learn to communicate with peers from around the world. These are the 21st century skills in action.
How one North Carolina school nurtured a partnership with a school in China that eventually allowed 100 American educators to travel to China.
How one North Carolina school established a partnership with a school in China--and advice for others looking to do the same.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan shares his report from the 4th International Summit on the Teaching Profession.
The theme of this year's International Summit on the Teaching Profession was "Excellence, Equity, and Inclusiveness" and addressed some high-priority questions for the participating countries including how can high-quality teachers be attracted to schools with the greatest needs? And what are the levers for improving equity in increasingly devolved education systems?
Teaching about religion is essential to the creation of respectful learning environments that adequately prepare students for an increasingly diverse and connected world.
Shanghai approached teacher professional development by building on tradition and adapting what they saw as the best ideas from other countries, including England, Finland, and the United States. Learn more.
Can one be globally competent without leaving the country? We explore this question.
Chinese and American English languages both evolved in an effort to increase literacy rates. An interesting historical perspective.
Why computer programming is the "it" language for the global innovation age.