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. The result of those conversations was the creation of the NEA Foundation-Pearson Foundation Global Learning Fellows program, which focuses on embracing global competency to better prepare students for success in an increasingly interconnected world.


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2011 China Experience: Thank You, Good Bye

By Sarah Davis, Pearson Foundation

On the bus ride to the hotel after our last dinner together in Hong Kong, we all had a chance to say goodbye.

Then, Kathy Welling of EF Tours had us each all clasp our own two hands in the way that felt most natural.

2011: China Experience: A Hong Kong Elementary School Education

By Sarah Davis, Pearson Foundation

Today we visited the Hong Kong Institute of Education Jockey Club Primary School. The school principal, Mary Chou, gave us some background on the school prior to a student ambassador–led tour. The school is

2011 China Experience: A Teacher's Perspective

This post is part of a series of guest blog entries written by teachers who received the NEA Foundation’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and participated in the China Experience. In this entry, Maryann Woods-Murphy, a high school Spanish

2011 China Experience: Shanghai and the Western Shanghai Experimental School

By Sarah Davis, Pearson Foundation

We recently arrived in Shanghai , a city known for its financial history, as well as its hybrid-like East-West culture (for more on Shanghai, visit here). In a very short period of time, we visited the Bund

2011 China Experience: Beijing to Shanghai: Education Begins at Home

From June 22 to July 1, 26 of the 2011 NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence recipients are spending 10 days on an educational and cultural tour of China.

Our partners from the Pearson Foundation are helping us document the trip by

2011 China Experience: The Dynasty of Look Forward

From June 22 to July 1, 26 of the 2011 NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence recipients are spending 10 days on an educational and cultural tour of China.

Our partners from the Pearson Foundation are helping us document the trip by

2011 China Experience: Our Goals, Our Expectations

From June 22 to July 1, 26 of the 2011 NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence recipients are spending 10 days on an educational and cultural tour of China.

Our partners from the Pearson Foundation are helping us document the trip by sharing

Innovation in Education: It Starts in Classrooms and Communities

By Harriet Sanford

As first appeared in Education Week, October 14, 2010.

From Washington to statehouses across the nation, conversations about education are focused on innovation like never before. Innovation funding from the U.S. Department of

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