As a language educator, my primary concern is that students are offered a high-quality, enriching, and yes, exciting, language learning experience. Quite frankly, I don't care if it's Hindi, Arabic, Swahili, or Dutch.
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February 07, 2012
January 31, 2012
Margaret Reed Millar from the Council of Chief State School Officers continues her exploratory essay on ways the Common Core State Standards dovetails with global competence.
January 27, 2012
The adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA and mathematics in 45 states and the District of Columbia offers educators an unprecedented opportunity to marry the skill development and acquisition of core content needed to develop globally competent citizens with the rigorous skills and core content needed to prepare all students for college and careers.
January 20, 2012
Classrooms today are very different from those ten years ago; a master teacher offers four points of advice for the new teacher.
January 18, 2012
Delegations comprised of education ministers, leaders of national teachers' organizations, and other teacher leaders from countries and regions with high-performing and rapidly improving education systems will gather in New York City in March.
January 10, 2012
The expectations for learning in an interconnected world are different from those common in the twentieth century. The expectations for learning in an interconnected world are different from those common in the twentieth century.
January 06, 2012
At Herricks Union Free School District on Long Island in New York, leaders and teachers have taken a holistic, grassroots approach to embrace the concept of an international education for all students.
January 04, 2012
Educators who plan lessons together create more effective learning experiences for students, a proven practice in the Japanese education system for over a century.
December 21, 2011
Teacher preparation programs around the country are embracing innovative approaches to teaching for global competence.
December 16, 2011
Where better to learn about the world than out in the world?