global learning

U.S. Lags in International Education Assessments

The results for international assessments on math, science, and reading are in: Students from East Asian countries, along with a select group of European countries, outperformed those in the United States, according to the results for the 2011 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), released Dec. 11.

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Escaping Monolingualism

Audio translation websites and tools enhance language learning.

Push for Second Language Immersion in Wyo. Schools

A group of parents and educators in the Natrona County School District are hoping to start a program to teach elementary school in a foreign language for half of each day.

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Preparing Students for a Global Tech-Based Economy

In this DALI Summit feature session, Karen Talbert, part of the executive leadership team at, busts the myths about what digital literacy is and isn't. She talks about the critical technology skills today's students need to be able to solve tomorrow's problems and how to ensure teachers are prepared to get them there.

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Ill. Elementary Schools Welcome International Educators

Carbondale Elementary School District 95 welcomed three international school administrators as part of the 2012-2013 Adminstrator Exchange Program.

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S.C. District Officials to Study Educational Practices in China

Four Horry County Schools officials will head to China next month as part of a program where they will learn about the country’s educational system while establishing connections meant to reach into local classrooms.

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What We Can Learn from Finland's Education System

We've all heard plenty about how students in several Asian nations continually outperform their U.S. counterparts on international tests for science, reading, and — especially — math. There is only one Western nation near the top of those rankings year after year, and Finland is an intriguing case.

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Geography Skills Become Essential in the Job Market

Geography for a Flat World

Schools are only beginning to prepare students for a changing landscape.
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Education Scholar Encourages Innovation in Oregon

Oregon teachers — and the governor — heard from one of the nation's pre-eminent education scholars at an event sponsored by the Oregon Education Association.

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