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Register now for NAESP’s National Convention and Exposition, July 11-13, 2013, Baltimore, MD

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This summer, join some of the smartest thinkers in elementary school education and stay ahead of the dynamic changes taking place at the national level. With more than 100 sessions to choose from, this is where you’ll find engaging speakers and like-minded colleagues eager to share solutions on areas such as:

  • Teacher recruitment and retention
  • Integration of the new Common Core Standards
  • Leading school change and improving student learning
  • Running the best possible building – from the cafeteria to the parking lot

Join an interactive panel discussion of current 2012-2013 Sharing the Dream grant recipients to learn first-hand how to transform your school into an international learning community. Hear about grantees’ pioneering global-focused projects, and take home strategies for integrating international content across the curriculum, linking with schools overseas, using technology to expand students’ worldview, and engaging diverse learners and parents in the school community.

For more information and to register click here.

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

June 29-30, 2012 | Brooklyn, NY

PATHWAYS TO GLOBAL COMPETENCE

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.


Sharing the Dream

Grants for pre-K-8 school projects that create global classrooms where children—and families—can safely connect, exchange ideas and learn together.

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