Recently Avonworth High School 9th grade students in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, sat in a room around a large HDTV during a social studies class. They were not completing a worksheet or reading a textbook to regurgitate information, nor were they looking for a single prescribed answer to a given problem. 387 more words
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A guest post courtesy of Toni Olivieri-Barton who blogs at toniobarton.wordpress.com.
In the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization, “international-minded” students are defined as demonstrating all of the following attributes: open-minded, risk-taker, reflective, principled, balanced, inquirer, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators and caring. 841 more words
In a previous post we addressed seven compelling and interconnected reasons for the value and necessity of pre-K education to meet the needs of living and achieving in a global society and Information Age. 1,584 more words
Our world is increasingly interconnected economically, politically, technologically, ecologically, and socially (Merriweather, 1998). Our schools worldwide must prepare students for work, private, and public life in a global society (The New London Group, 1996). 473 more words