Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning Annual Conference, June 29-30, 2012 in Brooklyn, NY

June 29-30, 2012 | Brooklyn, NY


The Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning annual conference is the only one that brings together educators, business leaders, policymakers, and resource providers to focus on developing American students’ global competence.

The conference will include state-of-the field presentations, interactive dialogue, and dozens of hands-on workshops, plus an expeditionary learning experience that will take you throughout New York City.

Register today! Early-bird registration discounts in effect until March 27.

The annual conference has four strands:

Innovations in Teacher Practice will focus on current teaching practices that incorporate global education with the demands of the Common Core State Standardsand 21st century skills. Attendees will walk away with practical tips and techniques to help transform their classes into student-centered environments.

Exploring the Global Issues of Today will provide educators with information on the various global issues that impact the world today. Sessions will address the impact of China’s urbanization, dealing with race and religious diversity in the classroom, and tips on how to teach global issues through the use of photography within the curriculum.

Technology and Media Integration will provide educators with information on how to integrate the use of technology and media in the classroom to create a truly global environment. The focus will be to engage educators in experiences that model teaching for 21st century skills.

Assessing Student Work centers on the power of student work and what educators can learn about their students through thoughtful analysis of this work. Sessions will include topics such as promoting student choice, voice, and reflection in the classroom, as well as techniques on how to create student portfolios within a global education curriculum.

For more information & to register click here.


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