Author and journalist Amanda Ripley shares what she has learned from students about global education.
America's first public school to convert to a charter is still running strong--see how.
High performing school systems have common traits on how they approach curriculum; learn what they are.
Literati, derived from Latin, means "acquainted with letters." In historical times, it referred a well-educated class who held an elite status in society. Twitterati are well acquainted with letters, too: 140 at a time, as the social media giant Twitter dictates. Global Learning Twitterati, as I define them, are smart global educators who share their learning and experiences on Twitter. The one quality I appreciate above all else on Twitter is how Tweeters curate a world of information, and pass on the best ideas, resources, or topics for debate at that particular moment. Here are some Global Learning Twitterati to ...
The Heart of the Matter focuses on the importance of the humanities in general, and also provides important statements about equipping the nation for leadership in an interconnected world, and what it means for the education sector.
A starting point for how to plan engaging, real-world lessons in the next school year.
The best type of curriculum for preparing students for the workforce is one that focuses on real-world problem-solving.
A well-rounded education is defined by a broader set of outcomes than traditionally outlined in academic standards and standardized tests. Educators and other stakeholders alike are increasingly interested in the so-called soft skills related to social and emotional learning, creativity and innovation, and citizenship. But how do we ensure that all students, especially disadvantaged students, have sufficient time and opportunity to attain all the skills needed for college, career, and the global innovation economy beyond? "Expanded learning" has become a catchphrase for a variety of different models that aim to expand learning time and experiences for students. Some models provide ...
The positive, life-long impact of study abroad on young people is undeniable.
Whether for national security, US citizenship, or the workforce, students need to be globally competent: here are three reasons why.