Global Competence: Teaching Young Learners to Take Action | Edutopia
Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Schools That Work| Case Study

John Stanford International School

Grades K-5 | Seattle, WA

Global Competence: Teaching Young Learners to Take Action

Language immersion, global competence, and vibrant professional-learning communities enhance student learning at Seattle’s John Stanford International School.
PrintPrint
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Share

What This School Is Achieving

OUTCOMES

John Stanford International School's model produces strong academic results for English-language learners and native English-speakers alike. 

Since focusing on foreign language immersion, this school has achieved:

  • 90% growth in math
  • 90% growth in reading
  • 90% growth in science

How They Do It

Teaching Grade School Students How to Make Global Impact

Teaching Students How to Make Global Impact

The John Stanford International School has been a model for developing global-awareness curricula. Now they’ve expanded their lessons to teach students how to take action to help others.

7 356 11,894 views
Success Spoken Here: Preparing Citizens of the World

Success Spoken Here: Preparing Citizens of the World

For more than 12 years, Seattle's John Stanford International School has been a model for international schools, immersing its elementary students in global awareness and achieving academically as well.

5 42 8,234 views

Comments (0) Sign in or register to post

Discussion Teachers Report: We Need More Resources on the Middle East

Last comment 1 week 16 hours ago in Global Education

Schools that Work Fit Lit: How Movement Impacts Learning

Last comment 1 week 4 days ago in Integrated Studies

article Arts Integration: Resource Roundup

Last comment 1 month 2 weeks ago in Arts Integration

blog Point of Entry: Poetry in the Classroom

Last comment 2 months 2 weeks ago in Literacy

Discussion 10 Great Ways to Use a Document Camera

Last comment 2 months 2 weeks ago in Classroom Technology

Sign in to comment. Not a member? Register.