Elearning and global competency #flatclass #globaled 12/31/2011
My Wish List for Education in 2012 | Education Is My Life
TEacher AJ Juliani (a Flat Classroom certified teacher) writes a beautiful and profound blog on his wish list. He understand and gets global collaboration in the classroom. Especially moving is this quote:
"My wish list for Education in 2012 is centered around the belief that it is time to try “new things in new ways”. It is time to look for “Next Practices” instead of “Best Practices”. It’s time to put ideas that are unproven into practice, learn from our failures, and celebrate our successes. Here is my wish list:"
Worth a read.
Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World
Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World. written by Veronica Boix Mansilla and Anthony Jackson is now available for free here. This is a great resource for educators who want to incorporate Global Competence into their classrooms and schools.
This is a PDF download.
Global Competence - Submit Student Work Now
The asia society would like you to submit student work relating to global competence now. Please share. There are also a lot of great links explaining this concept on this page. You can also download their free book: educating for global competence.
Defining and assessing global competence in teaching and learning - Harvard Dialogues on Global Education
Harvard's components of global competence.
How High-Performing Nations Teach Global Skills | Asia Society
How high performing nations teach global skills.