The Goals Project is a free global collaboration project for all classrooms of the world.
All K-12 classrooms of the world are invited to join!
In August, you will receive an email that shares (1) your team of 17 global classrooms and (2) your assigned classroom…
Planning to attend ISTE?
Interested in meeting folks from the Global Education Conference community face-to-face?
This is the event for you!
Global Education Day will take place Sunday…
Do you know students (13 years old and older) learning Chinese?
Encourage them to enter Asia Society's #WhySpeakChinese social media contest!
The contest asks Chinese language learners to post a fun and creative 1-minute video about a memorable moment learning or speaking Chinese on social media (Instagram, Twitter,…
What is the Fellows Seminar?
On June 27-29, 2019, Re-imagining Migration will gather a selected group of leading teachers, scholars and professionals in education working in schools, museums, after-school spaces and policy at the National Gallery of Art and The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC. The purpose of this convening is to inspire a global network of educational innovators…
Monthly Newsletter, June 2019
More good news featuring ISSN schools . . .
"Crestline first-graders interview Fort Vancouver teens, talk about power of change"
Don't miss this great article about Fort Vancouver High School students leading by example as part of their change-maker project.
Student Spotlight: Negest Tsegaye, graduating senior, Houston Academy for International Studies
On May 11, Negest Tsegaye gave a panel presentation on "The Social Media Path to Chinese" at the National Chinese Language Conference. Negest shared how learning Chinese, a study abroad trip to China, and her HAIS CTE Business Internship led her to start her own cosmetics line produced in China. Negest's products sold out in her first 2 weeks of sales in Ethiopia, and she now has products on sale in the U.S. as well.
On May 17, Negest graduated from Houston Community College with her Associate’s Degree. She will be attending the University of Georgia in Atlanta where she will major in Chemistry and minor in marketing.
Student Spotlight: Noah De La Paz, middle school student, International Studies Learning Center
Noah De La Paz and his father Jose De La Paz won the 2019 AI World Championship Technology Award for their "outstanding use of technology and demonstrating a strong understanding of AI (artificial intelligence) and its applications for the AI Family Challenge." Their invention isa dog deterrent device called Shoo.
Noah was coached by the amazing ISLC teacher, Ms. Shelia Buttle. He also had support from Principal Manzo, Judy Ahumada, and the Curiosity Machine/Iridescent Team who made it all possible.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS
The Goals Project is a free global collaboration project for all classrooms of the world. Students will get to learn about all 17 Sustainable Development Goals and interact with students from 16 other classrooms around the world! Teachers should sign up this summer to be assigned to a team of global classrooms and receive their global goal. In the fall, students will create a small project to share information about their goal with the other teams and beyond.
The Global Education Day meetup will take place in conjunction with the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia on June 23.
***Additional resources, grants, and travel opportunities are listed here.***