Prepare students for an increasingly flat world-a place where diverse people from divergent cultures learn and work together rather than in isolation. Learn specific steps to globalize your classroom, and move beyond the call for students to memorize material to instead encourage higher-order thinking. These ideas, assignments, projects, and assessments are all wrapped in a 21st century skills framework.
Do you want to incorporate purposeful and effective online learning into your classes but aren't sure where to begin? Here's the perfect introductory guide to planning a hybrid class for grades 4–12. Author and educator William Kist enthusiastically advocates for blended learning as he explains how to:
• Navigate the technical details of Internet access and learning management systems.
• Decide which learning experiences are best delivered...