International Blog

Global Learning

Heather Singmaster, director at the Center for Global Education at Asia Society, curated this group blog in which education leaders discussed global competence based on best practices from around the world. This blog is no longer being updated.

International Opinion Why We Need Global Learning More Than Ever
Our final Global Learning blog, after more than seven years, explores the ongoing need for promoting and fostering global competence in our students.
Heather Singmaster, July 11, 2019
3 min read
Student Well-Being Opinion Five Strategies for Developing Empathy
An English/language arts teacher suggests resources and strategies for sharing student stories and voices, promoting empathy, and reducing bullying.
David Theune, July 10, 2019
4 min read
Science Opinion How to Engage All Students in STEM
Many resources are available to help engage all students in STEM learning and help them persist in STEM careers.
Heather Singmaster, July 9, 2019
7 min read
Student Well-Being Opinion Teaching About Human Rights and Genocide: Content, Connections, and Civic Engagement
Human rights and genocide can be taught across the curriculum. Here are some resources and strategies.
Tom Mueller & Frank Stebbins, July 8, 2019
6 min read
International Opinion Bringing Global Education to Rural Communities
Guest blogger Ryan Hauck shares lessons for providing rural schools with access to global education.
Ryan Hauck, July 3, 2019
6 min read
Classroom Technology Opinion Teaching Empathy Through Documentary Films
Teaching through documentary film can open students up to other's points of view. Guest bloggers from BYkids share tips and resources.
Holly Carter & Zoe Barnstone-Clark, July 1, 2019
5 min read
Curriculum Opinion Identity, Storytelling, and Culturally Responsive Teaching
Guest blogger Michelle Nicola shares how diverse stories can be powerful classroom tools that can awaken students' perceptions of themselves and the world.
Michelle Nicola, June 28, 2019
7 min read
Student Well-Being Opinion Trauma-Informed Practices: Lessons From New Zealand
Guest blogger Patricia Benitez Hemans shares lessons from New Zealand on how to help students who have experienced trauma.
Patricia Benitez Hemans, June 26, 2019
5 min read
Assessment Opinion STEM Education: Lessons From 20 Years of Data
For the first time, guest bloggers share analysis from 20 years of math and science international assessment data.
Ina V.S. Mullis & Michael O. Martin, June 25, 2019
8 min read
Teaching Opinion Three Ways to Inspire 21st-Century Global Makers
Guest author Eduardo Caballero shares how maker education can teach 21st-century skills through a global lens.
Eduardo Caballero, June 24, 2019
5 min read
Equity & Diversity Opinion Collaborative Teaching Benefits Multilingual, Immigrant, and Refugee Students
Guest blogger Jane Charlotte Weiss shares co-teaching strategies to assist English-learners.
Jane Charlotte Weiss, June 18, 2019
5 min read
Equity & Diversity Opinion Four Strategies to Support Immigrant Students
Guest bloggers Clare Kambhu and Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario share ways to support and include immigrant students in education.
Clare Kambhu & Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario, June 14, 2019
7 min read
Teaching Profession Opinion Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Shaping Diverse Lives
Three lessons to help you integrate culturally responsive teaching into your classroom from guest blogger Doreen Nkala.
Doreen Nkala, June 11, 2019
4 min read
Equity & Diversity Opinion Teaching About Religion: How to Find the Best Resources
Guest blogger Marisa Fasciano shares resources for teaching about religion.
Marisa Fasciano, June 6, 2019
7 min read