Fellow Global Education Enthusiasts, I am excited about two new finds!
Check out these links and share your thoughts here!
1) “Connect All Schools”
This website is just what it sounds like. Citing a line from President Obama’s June 2009 speech in Cairo, the “About” section of the site explains the goal of connecting all schools in the US . . . → Read More: New Finds on Global Education!
American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the 2011 Intensive Summer Language Institutes Program taking place next summer in Alexandria, Egypt and Changchun, China. The Intensive Summer Language Institutes provide fully funded fellowships for U.S. classroom teachers to spend six weeks overseas studying intermediate and advanced-level Arabic and Mandarin Chinese. The program targets current . . . → Read More: 2011 Intensive Summer Language Institutes
By signing the Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development, President Obama has set forth the first policy of its kind by a U.S. administration recognizing that “development is vital to U.S. national security and is a strategic, economic, and moral imperative for the United States.” For decades, the U.S. government has made global development an imperative, . . . → Read More: K-12 EDUCATION: THE MISSING LINK IN DEVELOPMENT
“What should I wear if I do not have a long, loose dress? haha… that may sound trivial but I want to be respectful. Do you get my question?”
Now I generally do not wear dresses, but I did understand all to well her question she texted to me this morning. Molly, a 17 year old student . . . → Read More: What Should I Wear If…
Could the summer learning loss crisis become an opportunity for Seattle-area students? . . . If you had the power to design a summer enrichment program with a global education theme, what would you dream up? Send us your ideas! . . . → Read More: Global Education in the Summertime: A Day at the International Beach?
Laura Adriance from the World Affairs Council just alerted the Coalition Steering Committee to the Global Education Conference coming in November.
The 2010 Global Education Conference will be held November 15 – 19, 2010, online and free. Sessions will be held in multiple time zones and multiple languages over the five days.
This looks like something that Coalition . . . → Read More: The Global Education Collaborative
The new WordPress version of our website is launched, but we have not yet loaded up new “globally themed” photos. They’re coming soon! . . . → Read More: Photos coming soon…
When we launched the website http://internationaledwa.org in spring 2003, we gave birth to a public face for an entity that became known as the Washington State Coalition for International Education or the “Coalition” for short. Over the past seven years, a variety of individuals and organizations have paid key roles in advancing the mission of the Coalition — to prepare all students for today’s interconnected world — while developing themselves into leaders in international education. . . . → Read More: (Re)Introducing the International Education Coalition