For Online Learning, It’s Who You Know

The national conversation about online learning has focused on what and how, but has given with whom short shrift. In his remarks this week to the Foreign Service Institute Overseas Security Seminar, US Secretary of State John Kerry underscored the importance of “with whom,” highlighting virtual exchange as a key US government strategy to provide educators and youth with a meaningful […]

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Standing Up in the Global Classroom

The perfect storm of the Kony Campaign, the Trayvon Martin tragedy, the Afghanistan massacre, and the Hunger Games premier has swept into classrooms, carpools and kitchen tables across the United States, bringing the issue of the impact of war, violence, racism, and bullying on children front and center. This storm has churned up a remarkable […]

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Celebrating the values of MLK

This coming Monday January 16th, we’ll have the day off to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His vision, determination and values have inspired Americans, and millions of others around the world, to work towards a world with greater peace and equality. The Future Citizen Project starting this month (and running until April) focuses on […]

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