The Smart Planet series seeks out stories from educators and organizations (around the world) addressing social justice, civil rights and equity. Find out how leaders are teaching in light of these new challenges. Move beyond collection of resources to actually doing.
The impact of international education is profound and this is what drives the work to build a network of study abroad public high schools that provide students from historically underserved communities access to education overseas.
At two recent regional EdTech conferences (#NYSCATE15 & #GAETC15) I’ve had the good fortune to discuss world changing innovations with hundreds of forward-leading tech-savvy teachers. What I asked them what innovations would boost global learning, here’s a few of the responses.
By: Yumi Kuwana & Dana Teppert. We need to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interdependent world marked by interactions with diverse cultures, rapid change, and complex global challenges for which easy answers do not exist.
The following list outlines examples of schools, districts, and leading voices around the country re-imagining language learning, including the rapid growth of dual language immersion. This Smart List features 365 World Language Innovators, Champions and Resources.
The 3rd Annual Smart Lists continue with 366 global ed changemakers and innovators shaping the future of K-12 education that includes resources, global ed champions, global voices to follow on Twitter and more.
It's hard to know how the growth of robots and maker learning tools will all play out but three near term educational implications seem clear. It will let kids show what they know, and there will be more opportunities for interest-based learning and deeper learning.
Transforming education in the US and around the globe was the focus of Friday at PBL World. This got Bonnie thinking about her former students in Tanzania and the United States. How we create educational opportunities for all to transform learning is one of our paramount challenges.