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Educational LeadershipDecember 2016 / January 2017 / Volume 74, Number 4The Global-Ready Student
How to Be a Global Thinker Veronica Boix Mansilla Routines to teach key kinds of thinking—like communicating thoughtfully and understanding others’ perspectives.
The Antidote to ExtremismAnthony JacksonAsia Society spells out the skills and knowledge graduates will need to build a peaceful world.
Getting Schools Ready for the World Will RichardsonWhy our schools need to be more innovative, more creative, and more connected than ever before.
Globally Ready—Or Not? Marc TuckerA look at what the demands of the global workplace will mean for students.
Online Collaboration—How to Start Julie LindsayMake learning about the world with global partners your classroom norm.
Teaching for Cosmopolitan Citizenship Audrey OslerTwo teachers who span cultures themselves help students explore local, national, and global issues.
Beyond the Single Story Yekaterina McKenney This thoughtful world literature curriculum invites reflection and shakes up stereotypes.
Citizenship: What’s Mathematics Have to Do with It? Tony CottonFrom the Brexit referendum to the Syrian refugee crisis—these math lessons teach about what’s happening in the world.
Every Journey Begins With a Step Homa Sabet Tavangar A primer for building global competency in young students.
The Culture-Friendly School Simon Rodberg Students in a diverse, urban school learn to value diverse cultures, including their own.
Connected ClassroomsInnovative global learning stars in these three global projects.
A Learning Journey Around the WorldLiz Dawes Duraisingh
Cross-Cultural Inquiry in ScienceHiller A. Spires, Marie Himes, and Lisa Wang
From Pen Pals to Global CitizensJean Kirshner, Eli Tzib, Zilpa Tzib, and Sara Fry
At Home and Away Alexis WigginsTeaching in other countries is eye-opening, but you don’t have to leave home to cultivate international understanding.
The Land of the Rising Sun Shivam BhattA recent high school grad experiences omotenashi.
COLUMNS / DEPARTMENTS
Perspectives/Into the FutureMarge Scherer
Research Matters/What Skills Do Students Need for a Global Economy?Bryan Goodwin and Heather HeinExcellence at learning on the job may trump other skills.
Show & Tell: A Video Column/Career Development for All Douglas Fisher and Nancy FreyWelcome to Health Sciences High, where careers and academics align. Watch the video.
The Techy Teacher/Join the TED-Ed ClubCatlin TuckerHelp students’ voices reach a global audience.
Principal Connection/What’s Important?Thomas R. HoerrDon’t forget: Put the most important tasks on your to-do list.
Index to Advertisers
One to Grow On/Growing Up and Growing OutCarol Ann TomlinsonWhy we must teach future global citizens to identify with the world community.
ASCD Community in Action
EL Takeaways/Gems for Global Educators
Entrées to Global Understanding William KistMultimodal memoirs and other literacy projects help students see how we are all connected.
Beyond Your Classroom’s Walls Lotta LarsonFrom virtual field trips to Paris to explorations of international books—innovative ways to engage kids in conversations and projects. Plus, a clickable resource list.
Navigating Religious DifferencesRobert KunzmanWhy students must learn to engage honestly with religious differences.
EL Study GuideKim Greene
EL Interview Heidi Hayes Jacobs talks about how to prepare globally competent students.
Inservice Guest BloggersWill Richardson, Lotta Larson, and Kim Greene
Educational LeadershipSeptember 2016 / Volume 74, Number 1Relationships First
What to Do in Week One? Rick Wormeli The first days of school set the learning dynamic for the year ahead.
Correcting Our Connecting Eric Toshalis Are you demanding trust too soon? How do you respond to anger? Questions to ask to make your student outreach more effective.
Unlocking Boys’ Potential Michael C. ReichertHow to help boys want to learn from you.
The Trauma-Sensitive Teacher Susan E. Craig Insights on how trauma influences the brain—and how to reach children suffering from its aftermath.
More Than a Safe Space Michael Sadowski What LGBTQ students seek is what every student deserves: safety and belonging.
Helping Black and Latino Males SucceedRobert Jackson Lessons about pride, insecurity, and the need to be respected.
Building Bridges with Students Who Have ADHDLisa Medoff Tips on how to reach kids whose behavior might puzzle you.
Let Care Shine Through Elizabeth Bondy and Elyse HambacherCaring for students is a moral imperative, a way to take steps toward social justice.
The Principal Factor Tim WesterbergFrom being visible to modeling respect, these six principles for principals are central.
Choosing to Be Positive Stephanie M. Jones, Rebecca Bailey, Gretchen Brion-Meisels, and Ann ParteeHow to handle those moments when you must decide: How should I address this behavior?
Classrooms that Put People First John HaywardIdeas to abide by as you continue to get to know your students.
What My Refugee Students Taught Me Sidney Brown Justice was the theme that year; building bridges, the challenge.
Perspectives/How Does Trust Happen?Marge Scherer
Research Matters/“High Touch” Is Crucial for “High Tech” Students Bryan GoodwinThe cyber generation needs more than online-only connections.
Show & Tell: A Video Column/2 x 10 Conversations Doug Fisher and Nancy FreyIn two minutes a day, you can begin a problem-solving process for improving behavior.
The Techy Teacher/Don’t Waste the First WeekCatlin TuckerSome low- and medium-tech ways to break the ice.
Principal Connection/New School Year Resolutions Thomas R. HoerrIf you want to achieve your new initiatives, share your new ideas.
One to Grow On/Fox Taming and TeachingCarol Ann TomlinsonWhat the fox taught the child and vice versa.
EL Takeaways/The 4th R: Relationships
Tokens of ConnectionTheresa Crowley Tools to use one-on-one with students, especially those who may lack trust.
Take a Tip from the CubsJames Fornaciari Help your kids develop a mission, work as a team, and recapture the joy of learning.
Cs for Effective TeachingChristopher EmdinHow building positive relationships and creating an academically challenging classroom go hand in hand.
One Chapter at a TimeCherish R. Skinker Her passion for To Kill a Mockingbird left a lasting impression on her students.
Tell Me About. . .How you connected with a hard-to-reach student.
EL Interview Baruti Kafele talks about the benefits of the Young Men’s Empowerment Program and how teachers can build relationships with students whose backgrounds differ from their own.
Inservice Guest BloggersMichael Sadowski and Lisa Medoff
Based on their exciting work in the field, Kallick and Zmuda map out a transformative model of personalization that puts students at the center and asks them to employ the set of dispositions for engagement and learning known as the Habits of Mind. They share the perspectives of educators engaged in this work; highlight the habits that empower students to pursue aspirations, investigate problems, design solutions, chase curiosities, and create performances; and provide tools and recommendations for adjusting classroom practices to facilitate learning that is self-directed, dynamic, sometimes messy, and always meaningful.