2012 China Experience: Global Competitiveness

On Monday, the Global Learning Fellows met with leaders of Fastco Shanghai Trading Company, the Fastenal Asia Sourcing and Trading Company. Fastenal is a global manufacturing leader that sells industrial and construction supplies around the world, and FastCo is the Asia sourcing company that allows Fastenal to work in real-time with factories they work with and source from throughout Asia. We met with members of the FastCo team from the United States and from China. The presentations and

2012 China Experience: Global Perspective

Visiting the Beijing Jinsong Vocational School and Dinner Meeting with Intel’s Julia Zhu

On Thursday Global Learning Fellows got an up-close look at some aspects of Chinese education. We started the afternoon with a tour of Beijing Jinsong

2012 China Experience: We arrived!

Ni Hao! Greetings from the 2012 class of NEA Foundation-Pearson Foundation Global Learning Fellows in Beijing.

In 2010, a group of education leaders came together with a common vision: to create greater global exposure for public school educators.

What iPads, turtles, and new teachers have in common

(Photo credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region)

In South Holland, IL, Michele Liberio’s non-verbal students will use iPads to become members of a highly social technological environment as they learn how to communicate in

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