The conversations that we had at Seattle University on November 18, 2011 could not happen in Missouri yet.
I attended the Global Competence in Education conference after being gone from Washington State for five years, coming from another Washington – Washington University in St. Louis where I am a PhD student in cultural and educational anthropology. When . . . → Read More: Leadership in Global Education
I had a wonderful conversation today with a graduate student who is studying Educational Anthropology. (What a fabulous description of a field of study that is so needed today.) Rebecca was living in the Northwest while her husband was stationed at McChord Air Force Base in 2005-2006. For about 9 months she was the best possible . . . → Read More: What can we learn from Jordan?
This article in the www.guardian.co.uk provides a compelling story of what I would call true 21st Century Learning. http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/oct/18/sugata-mitra-slumdog-teach-self . . . → Read More: “Give them a laptop…
Global competency, 21st century skills, international programming–all buzz words these days for cutting edge, future-minded education. We’ve heard from members of the business community– these are the skills students need to be developing to be successful members of 21st century life. It’s all very exciting–but what does it mean for the average teacher? What does it look like in the classroom? . . . → Read More: Global competency, 21st century skills, international programming
Come join our Longview Grant — Global Workgroup Discussions Ning on Curriculum21. Find out how by reading this post. . . . → Read More: Join our Group on Curriculum21
Add links and descriptions to resources shared at the Global Competence Institute in Vancouver, WA, August 11, 2010 via comments to this post. . . . → Read More: Resources from Global Competence Institute
Tonight we had a wonderful dinner with all of our partners from Washington state (OSPI, Bridges to Understanding, and World Affairs Council Global Classroom), plus West Virginia and New Jersey, and our host at Vancouver School District, Howard Yank, and our three new visiting teachers from China. . . . → Read More: We’re here in Vancouver
Washington is hosting teams from the New Jersey and West Virginia State Departments of Education this week as we explore what “Global Competence” means. . . . → Read More: Great Visits with NJ and WV Teams