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Global Education Initiative

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The Partnership for 21st century Skills released their Global Education Initiative for states.

1. Global Competency Standards for Students and Teachers
2. Effective and scalable teacher supports, resources, and tools for infusing classroom with global knowledge and skills
3. A New Approach to Language Instruction that includes statewide dual language/immersion plan beginning in elementary school and refocusing traditional high school world language courses
4. Whole-School Models that include internationally-themed schools, transformation models for low-performing schools, and regional dual language/immersion schools
5. Networking and Recognizing Districts, Schools and Educators to drive implementation and innovation
6. Global experiences for students and educators including teacher exchange, educational travel, virtual exchange, and global academic competitions

Read more at http://www.p21.org/news-events/press-releases/1495-p21-releases-framework-for-state-action-on-global-education-framework

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Author: 4 the World

4 the World identifies and collaborates with communities across the globe to empower them to identify and solve the most pressing needs of their communities within the areas of health and education. By partnering with the communities in these areas, we provide critical support and capacity-building initiatives to ensure these communities are capable of continuing to grow and thrive in the future.

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