This post examines how to provide an "authentic experience" for students traveling abroad and proposes three ways to achieve it.
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November 13, 2012
A student shares his perspective on international travel and we share some opportunities for your students.
November 08, 2012
After a trip abroad with students, it is useful to reflect on what was learned and how to improve for next time. Here, Jessica Keigan, a secondary language arts teacher at Horizon High School in Thornton, CO, does just that with some lessons for all of us. By Jessica Keigan This past summer and sp...
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
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June 07, 2012
Whether you are eight, eighteen, or twenty-eight, it is clear: global competence can open up new job opportunities to you.
April 27, 2012
Traveling thousands or miles or just one mile can provide students many opportunities to engage with the world in meaningful ways.
April 25, 2012
With vision, design, resources, persistence, and a little bit of luck, school-to-school partnerships are treasure troves for student learning and educators' professional growth.