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Our schools are trying to keep up with the increasing demand for multilingualism. Image: iStockPhoto.
Expand World Language Programs
Proven strategies drawn from real models! more
Technology is the great connector and equalizer. Photo: Eric O'Connell.
Technology and Global Learning
Many states use online courses and virtual exchanges to expand opportunities for students to learn international content. Learn how they did it. more
States are providing incentives for teacher education institutions to make sure teachers themselves have international knowledge and skills. Photo: iStockPhoto.
Internationalize Teacher Preparation and Professional Development
There is great demand for teachers who are adept with international studies and technology integration. There is also great opportunities for schools of education to produce pre-service teachers with these skills. See how some states are do more
States are working on graduating high school students with highly relevant knowledge and skills. Photo: iStockPhoto.
High School Reform: Preparing Students for College and Beyond
In midst of high school reform, many states are developing strategies to produce students who are college-ready and globally competent. See examples of what state governments are doing. more
States have to ask: Do our classrooms reflect the 20th or 21st century? Photo: iStockPhoto.
How to Transform Schools
State governments sound off on lessons learned from nearly a decade of internationalizing school reform experience. more
See how other states have done it. Image: iStockPhoto.
Integrate International Content into State Standards and Assessments
How some states are revising curriculum and assessment to gear their students for a successful future in a shrinking world. more
States are competing internationally; are our brain trusts keeping up? Image: iStockPhoto.
International Benchmarking
States know they are no longer competing with their neighboring states, but rather other countries. States now benchmark themselves against the knowledge and skills of students from around the world. more
State governments are leading the way in reforming schools so all students can take advantage of 21st century opportunities. Photo:
An Urgent Imperative
States understand the pressing needs to prepare its young citizens for work in a globalized world. Understand why. more
States realize that education is at the core of the American response to globalization. Photo: iStockPhoto.
U.S. States and Global Learning
States realize that education is at the core of the American response to globalization. See what states are doing. more