Getting started with global learning in out-of-school time programs can seem overwhelming. Today, Pam Suprenant shares some lessons learned from her YMCA's first year of implmentation.
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September 12, 2014
September 09, 2014
A Harvard Business School study links the strength of U.S. K-12 education to America's future competitiveness, and encourages businesses to find ways to support education locally and beyond.
September 03, 2014
Starting this school year, students as young as 5 in England will be required to learn computer programming, reports the BBC.
September 03, 2014
Today Caitlin Haugen, Executive Director, Global Teacher Education, tackles the difficult question of how to measure global competence in pre-service teachers and highlights tools that can be of assistance.
August 23, 2014
Rather than debating the value of one field over another we should redirect the conversation to focus on how language and cultural studies are relevant, not if. Kaitlin Thomas shares how an experiential program can bridge an important gap between classroom learning and real-world experience.
August 22, 2014
A researcher and education professor at Michigan State University laid out his take on four major problems with how the common-core math standards are being implemented.
August 13, 2014
By focusing students on real-life connections using a global lens, we can create more engaging and powerful opportunities to learn. Meghan Sullivan shares some classroom examples.
August 07, 2014
Schools know how to teach literacy and critical thinking skills. Heidi Hayes Jacobs added two other dimensions of literacy pertinent to future success: digital literacy and global literacy.
August 01, 2014
Today we share a piece by a teacher at Oak Hill High School in Cincinnati, Ohio—a member of Asia Society's International Studies Schools Network. Meghan Sullivan is a French and World History teacher who has openly embraced the pillars of 21st century skills, global competence, and deeper learning. Read on to see how she combines all of these in her classroom.
July 28, 2014
Americans are no good at math, but the common core will help only if teachers receive better professional development, according to a recent piece published in The New York Times.