Our Future Global Leaders

As educators, parents (and grandparents), it’s never too early to start our kids on the path to global learning within our own communities. Even in preschool, our children are learning valuable attri... Read More...

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Teacher Preparation —And More!

I’ve been talking for a number of years about the preparation of teachers. Most of us came through a wonderful tradition of programs at an accredited university that technically trained us and prepar... Read More...

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WEIGHING THE HOG DOES NOT IMPROVE THE TASTE OF THE PORK

Speaking at a conference at a school in Arkansas, I heard a saying that has great application to our educational system in the United States:   “Weighing the hog does not improve the taste of th... Read More...

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What Do Globally Competent Students Look Like?

For students to participate effectively in this changing world, they must understand it. The 21st century student will sell to the world, buy from the world, work for international companies, compete... Read More...

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GLOBAL INNOVATION — GLOBAL EDUCATION COLOMBIA, SOUTH AMERICA

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three part series. The innovation academic literature and international data consistently show that innovation moves from North to South rather than South... Read More...

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RIGOROUS STUDENT-CENTERED CLASSROOMS FOR THE NEW ECONOMY

Let’s take a moment to think about what we used to mean by “good teaching.” It’s a question I often ask myself as I walk classrooms across the U.S., consulting with educators. And it’s an especi... Read More...

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The Now and Later of Community Colleges

Moderated by Charles Sosnik, Editor in Chief at Southeast Education Network Following is a round table discussion with board members of the National Association for Community College Entrepre... Read More...

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Purchasing Instructional Materials WHAT YOU CHOOSE AND HOW YOU CHOOSE MATTERS

Purchasing Quality Instructional Materials Selecting the right curriculum is a high-stakes, legacy decision. Some districts adopt as often as every few years while others wait decades before m... Read More...

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