Research on language immersion education has heralded benefits such as academic achievement, language and literacy development in two or more languages, and cognitive skills.
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September 27, 2012
September 20, 2012
A look at research on the generation of 20- and 30-year-olds John Zogby calls the "First Globals."
September 18, 2012
You can see that by supporting the development of literacy through attention to the Common Core State Standards, language teachers are helping students develop 21st century skills in media literacy, applications of technology, and collaboration.
September 14, 2012
World Savvy released new research on what American graduates know about the world. It reveals a troubling gap between important world events and trends, and what a rising generation knows.
September 07, 2012
Americans have heard all the convention speeches. The question is, what stood out to you? My colleague Brandon Wiley, the director of Asia Society's International Studies Schools Network (and former social studies teacher) shares his thoughts regarding education. by Brandon Wiley Like millions o...
August 28, 2012
A continuation from last week's post on how teachers can collaborate with other educators around the world. by Honor Moorman Last Friday, I suggested taking a look at some of the successful global collaboration projects educators are already engaged in and thinking about the kind of project you'r...
August 24, 2012
How to work with educators around the world and model this type of learning for students.
August 22, 2012
The 44th annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools shows support by the American public for education reform strategies used by the highest-performing countries in the world.
August 17, 2012
In much of the world, people tend to see a strong correlation between language and race.
August 15, 2012
Global service learning programs help youth connect local issues of concern with people and communities in countries facing the same issues.