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Building Global Awareness Through Student Names

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By: Dr. Yee Wan. Let's help today's students develop the global awareness skills they'll need for future success by teaching respect in schools around properly pronouncing students’ names.

Infographic | Connecting Educators Globally

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There’s an unmet global demand for access to high-quality education. Learn more from this infographic about next steps for connecting high-achieving school networks globally and ultimately improving student outcomes everywhere.

Getting Smart Podcast | Participate’s David Young on Building Global Competencies

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David Young, CEO of Participate, sits down with Tom Vander Ark to discuss the importance of developing global competencies, providing quality teacher professional development and dual language learning for today's students.

Living As If All Lives Have Equal Value

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I’ve had the good fortune to live and work with people who believe all lives are equal, and who value openness, generosity and innovation as value creation. Here are five lessons they taught me.

9 Global Schools Promoting Entrepreneurship and Leadership

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By: Ryan Findley. Amongst a myriad of independent schools cropping up around the world, one of the most interesting trends has been the coalescence around two common threads: leadership and entrepreneurship.

For School Improvement, Network Globally

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By: Bonnie Lathram and David Potter. Innovations and advancements in networks and platforms are improving schools. In this post, we look at why school districts everywhere should be looking to engage globally.

The New Equation for Global Competencies = PBL + SEL

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We surveyed global education leaders from a variety of schools and districts around how to cultivate global competencies. Here are our favorite responses, as well as more on how to join this Smart Planet conversation.

New Zealand Leads the Way on Competency-Based Learning: Part 1

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By: Susan Patrick. New Zealand has been exploring competency-based learning and assessment as a way to move toward education equity for decades. Here, I look at where they're headed and lessons from the journey so far.

Why Global Should Be the Education Movement of 2017

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By: Bonnie Lathram and Dave Potter. As we close the year out, we are pondering where we are headed in the field of education in 2017. We challenge you to become a globally connected educator and join us in creating a Smart Planet in the new year.

Computer Science Education Week is Underway

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The eighth annual Computer Science Education Week is officially underway, and students and teachers across the world are celebrating by participating in local Hour of Code events.

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