Teaching about genocide and mass atrocity is never easy. Regardless, understanding mass atrocity and genocide remains an important part of understanding the world, and teaching about these subjects is imperative for developing students' global competence.
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For many education systems, there is a common perception that a basic education must be offered before they can even begin thinking about integrating 21st century skills. Yet, making a quality 21st century education a pillar of an expanding system provides many opportunities.
June 04, 2015
We are increasingly realizing the benefits of study abroad for K-12 students and developing programs that contain components of language learning, sight seeing, cultural experiences, and interactions with sister schools.
June 02, 2015
Most U.S. students don't have the opportunity to come into contact with art, because they either don't have access - or more often, they don't feel like they have access. Here are strategies and free resources to help.
May 18, 2015
In education, we often talk about how it's critical it is to teach our students the "Four C's": communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. While I agree these are critical competencies our students should master, what we miss in this discussion is an emphasis on another very important C, global competency.
May 14, 2015
One of the biggest problems facing the world langauges field is the lack of teachers. This post examines the demand and the potential supply.
May 12, 2015
The Common Core State Standard require students to conduct original research. Here are resources and project ideas to help!
May 07, 2015
What are the policies that states need to have in place to support global education?
May 05, 2015
How can states create and implement an action plan to support education goals? Here are some recommendations based on the example of North Carolina.
May 01, 2015
What was once one of the best CTE/VET systems in the world is now considered to be slipping by those who work within it. Why? What is being done?