The world is more interconnected than ever, making it essential for students to develop critical 21st-century skills and a deeper knowledge of the world around them. Educational travel is one of the most effective ways to help students become global citizens. Culturally immersive experiences paired with hands-on learning help provide a path to global citizenship.

Teaching with Twitter

There are more social-networking sites than we can name. There’s Facebook and MySpace, Flickr and LinkedIn, Pownce and Twitter. But… Read more

Monopoly goes global

It’s election season, and it’s time to cast your votes. You’ve got to weigh the candidates’ credentials carefully, you have… Read more

Education around the world

The February issue of Edutopia magazine is out. It’s especially worthwhile because the theme is global education. The cover story,… Read more

The Other Side Of The World

It’s nearly every American kid’s belief that China is on the exact opposite side of the world. That’s what we… Read more

2 Million Minutes

Two million minutes … that’s how long four years is, that’s how long high school lasts, that’s how long high… Read more

Free World Heritage map

Want a free educational world map? Check out the 2007-08 World Heritage map, which is now available at the UNESCO… Read more

FreeRice update

We’ve gotten a lot of interest about the FreeRice website we wrote about Monday. The site donates grains of rice… Read more

Words for World Hunger

If you’re looking for an addictive online word game (and a way to contribute to a global cause), check out… Read more