Recent advances to the studies of neuroscience have shown that the brain functions better through the use of exercise and play. Therefore, physical education is a great way to introduce global learning concepts by using movement and games.
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Every curricular area has a global dimension that can be taught in the classroom, including math. This is often the area that is most difficult for people to grasp as being global, but math helps us understand the world—and we use the world to understand math. The world is interconnected and math shows these connections and possibilities. The earlier young learners can put these skills to practice, the more likely we are to remain an innovation society and economy.
May 15, 2013
I present a handful of resources that can be utilized by secondary history, physical geography, and visual arts teachers wishing to add more Asian content into the classroom.
October 12, 2012
Middle school students are at a turning point between childhood and high school. Research shows that these adolescent minds are incredibly curious about the world around them. Judith Conk, senior consultant to Asia Society International Studies Schools Network, explains why it's critically important...