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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Failure Is Not an Option: Making the Case for High Reliability Education Systems

What should schools have in common with hospitals, commercial airlines and even nuclear power plants? In this article I will assert that all should strive toward higher reliability, or toward beco... 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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Developing A Personal Brand: The Younger, The Better Challenge

Let’s start with a challenge: I challenge each of you as school administrators to walk into a small classroom of students and ask how many of them have a personal brand.Take count as to how many stud... 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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