With diverse student populations now the majority demographic in US public schools, there is no better time to recognize and tap the assets these students can bring to the classroom.
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Strategies, tools, and resources that advance out-of-school time programs as innovative partners in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
January 08, 2015
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) employs approaches that are learner centered, problem based, and focused on real-world contexts. Manitoba is leading the way.
December 24, 2014
Gardens are an incredible asset to schools and afterschool programs. Here we share some gardening tips and resources.
December 16, 2014
Research shows that investing in high-quality afterschool programs addresses many of the challenges that Minnesota and many other states face in helping youth succeed in school, work, and life.
December 12, 2014
While on the surface, it may seem that U.S. history is one of the least global of all subject areas, America's past is inextricably tied to that of other nations.
November 09, 2014
Recent advances to the studies of neuroscience have shown that the brain functions better through the use of exercise and play. Therefore, physical education is a great way to introduce global learning concepts by using movement and games.
October 01, 2014
Every curricular area has a global dimension that can be taught in the classroom, including math. This is often the area that is most difficult for people to grasp as being global, but math helps us understand the world—and we use the world to understand math. The world is interconnected and math shows these connections and possibilities. The earlier young learners can put these skills to practice, the more likely we are to remain an innovation society and economy.
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.
July 11, 2014
Classrooms and teachers can go global with Twitter. Try one or more of these 12 ideas to Tweet your way around the world.