Groups Promotes Global Studies in Curriculum

Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy; Diegmueller, Karen
March 2005
Education Week;3/2/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 25, p5
The article reports that while policymakers and business leaders have lamented American students' inadequate knowledge about the world, a growing number of schools around the United States are beginning to infuse a global perspective into the curriculum and classroom activities. Some 300 educators committed to such an approach gathered at the International Studies Schools Association conference. They shared ideas and resources for teaching children about other regions and countries, including their geography, history, politics, and culture.


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