Collective inquiry helps build a shared vision for students' futures, and offers a constructive way for teachers to improve their craft together.
The future is increasingly global. How do we, as educators, prepare students to be globally competent?
This post examines how to provide an "authentic experience" for students traveling abroad and proposes three ways to achieve it.
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A virtual global network of teachers could open the door to new perspectives on teaching and learning and to solutions-oriented professional collaboration.
When former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel addressed educators last year, reports Eleise Jones, he seemed to be "truly speaking their language."
Ways to introduce authentic, global, and project-based learning.
I spent much of my childhood listening to music. It saddens me that school music programs are too often squeezed out to focus on hard sciences and raising test scores. Budget cuts haven't helped either. Conversely, in many high-performing Asian school systems, great effort is going toward giving students access to the arts to encourage creativity. Yet as we consider implementation of the Common Core, there is reason to add the arts back into the daily diet of our students, starting in the earliest grades. The Common Core calls for students to consume information and build literacy across media and ...
What do far-away territorial disputes have to do with education? Quite a bit, in this global age.