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.
Why Quality Count's 2012 "Global Challenge" is really an opportunity.
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.
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.
Educators who plan lessons together create more effective learning experiences for students, a proven practice in the Japanese education system for over a century.
Teacher preparation programs around the country are embracing innovative approaches to teaching for global competence.
Where better to learn about the world than out in the world?
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 ...
An argument to add the arts and international studies to STEM.
Four case studies on how school systems around the world are preparing for the global age.