By deeply diving into the core tenets of global competence, Denver Center for International Studies students find that learning is engaging and relevant, while preparing them for college, careers, and the global society they will graduate into.
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June 19, 2014
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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.
March 28, 2014
Can one be globally competent without leaving the country? We explore this question.
March 13, 2014
Why computer programming is the "it" language for the global innovation age.
February 18, 2014
A virtual exchange, or a project done in collaboration with global peers using technology, gives youth an opportunity to build friendships and mutual understanding across countries. It takes time, planning, and patience, however, to build partnerships for effective global project-based learning. These five steps outline the most important things to know for finding, building, and strengthening partnerships with global peers to lead to a successful and meaningful project exchange experience.
January 22, 2014
A new report highlights classrooms at the frontlines of innovative school reform, and offers ideas and actions so all students can take full advantage of the global innovation age.
November 16, 2013
Children today see and interact with far-away relatives before they can even talk. It's a wonderful thing. So why does it stop in so many classrooms? Here are some ideas for videoconferencing projects.
November 01, 2013
Five things any afterschool program can do to give youth the global experiences they need to thrive in an interconnected world.
July 24, 2013
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 d...
June 08, 2013
In 2013, more people will access the Internet on their mobile devices than on desktops or laptops. In what has become an annual tradition, we are posting some of our favorite apps for learning. by Honor Moorman and Heather Singmaster Computers and, later, Web 2.0 have changed the way young people ...