Next week our country takes the opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide during the 13th International Education Week. The joint initiative of the US Departments of State and Education highlights programs that both prepare Americans for a global future and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange […]Read more "The Wisest Use of Technology Internationally"
As we start the school year and online projects, I’m reminded that incorporating the richness of global collaboration into my curriculum has been a gradual process. The whole process seemed more daunting when I first started, but there are so many people and organizations willing to help make it a real possibility for you and […]Read more "Sounds So Difficult! I can’t do That!"
This afternoon the assembly hall at Village Charter School in Trenton, NJ will be buzzing with excitement as educator Deanne McBeath’s students gather their school and board of directors to ask ‘why are there still so many hungry around the world and what are we going to do about it?” Deanne and her students have […]Read more "Finding Solutions to Hunger between Austria, Nigeria and USA"
The March series of Saturday #globalclassroom Twitter chats begins this Saturday, March 10, and we’re pleased to again kick-off the facilitation. This month the topic is assessment: As teachers involved in global collaboration, we are in a unique position to witness the impact of global collaboration and exchanges on our students. Yet, can this impact […]Read more "Prove it! Taking Measure of the Global Classroom"
Last year, our staff in New York City had the privilege of attending a reception for new Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee, who said, “use local experience to build global peace.” That concept resonates with our work over the past 24 years to connect more than 40,000 teachers in 130 countries to help their students to […]Read more "Visualizing Global Classroom Collaboration"