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“Education at its core is ‘social work’, meaning that growth, learning, and change happens between and among human beings when they interact with one another.” — Alan Daly

“Education at its core is social work”, says Alan Daly, meaning that “growth, learning, and change happens between and among human beings when they interact...

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The Global Search for Education: On the...

“The SDGs are a shared vision of humanity – they are the missing (vision) piece of our globalisation puzzle!”

— Thomas Gass

In September 2015, 193 countries signed up to support the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals for our planet and the people that live on it. The all-encompassing plan included...

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The Global Search for Education: Let’s...

H. Richard Milner is a professor, noted researcher, and expert on race in education at the University of Pittsburgh. Milner believes that “education is the key to addressing inequity and racism in society” and if we are not “working in education to combat racism, we are complicit in maintaining inequity and the status quo.” Are...

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Teaching Spirituality

I recall when teaching an undergraduate course, asking the pre-service teachers in the class to narrow down a chapter on student engagement and management to a single word. Not an easy task, but the group managed to list a series of words that encapsulated the concepts that would make teaching meaningful. Nowhere on the list were terms like assessment, targeted instruction, or remediation. Instead, the list looked this this: Love, Caring, Passion, Connection, Creativity, and Compassion. It...

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Around the World in 30 Days: September...

Poverty, Social Justice, Jobsolesence, and how to get thinking back in classrooms were the themes that intrigued us this month.

Our Global Teacher Bloggers are pioneers and innovators in fields such as technology integration, mathematics...

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The Global Search For Education: Social...

“The ability to learn deeply is perhaps the best legacy we can leave to our younger generations, so that they have a fighting chance to survive, save humanity, and sustain life in the planet.” — Santiago Rincon-Gallardo

Globalization has increased our interconnectedness and interdependence on each other. With...

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The Global Search for Education:...

Ending poverty is our choice. All we need is fortitude; the will to say this will not happen in my community on my watch.

The world is making some progress to end extreme poverty but there is still so much more that needs to be done. One of the most stunning statistics you will find on this global epidemic is that children...

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Coaching Teachers to Success

Which of the following scenarios do you prefer? During the first, the teacher is observed in his classroom for about 45 minutes. The evaluator takes notes then quietly leaves. Days later, the teacher and evaluator conference, and the evaluator provides feedback. She highlights how the teacher was “accomplished” in certain teaching categories and how he was “progressing” in two areas. The evaluator suggests a few resources and ideas to help the teacher improve in those areas. The teacher...

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