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Atlanta International School strives to be a community resource on international education news and topics of interest:
A Global Life
Moving Around Without Losing Your Roots - Harvard Business Review Blog (October 3, 2012)

 Bilingualism and Early Language Learning
  Dual Language Programs in Schools Gain Following   Houston Chronicle (March 31, 2014)
  Esculela Ejemplar   Mundo Hispanico (November 26, 2014)
  Bringing Up Baby Bilingual   The Economist Blog (October 29, 2013)
  More Schools Push Early Language Learning   Reporter Newspapers (September 20, 2013)
  The Power of the Bilingual Brain   Time Magazine (July 29, 2013)
  Speaking Two Languages Benefits Low-Income Children   Medical Xpress (August 27, 2012)
  How the Bilingual Brain Sees the World Differently   Jeff Godfrey, Global Language Conference
  Why Speaking Two Languages Is Better Than One   Wall Street Journal (April 30, 2012)
  Being Bilingual Boosts Brain Power   BBC News (May 1, 2012)
  Bilinguals Switch Tasks Faster Than Monolinguals
  NIH News (April 3, 2012) 
  Why Bilinguals Are Smarter   The New York Times (March 17, 2012) 
  In Miami, School Aims For 'Biliterate' Education   NPR (October 26, 2011)   
  Parlez-vous MBA? The Economist (October 18, 2011)
  Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Sort Out Language The New York Times (October 10, 2011)
  The Bilingual Advantage The New York Times (May 30, 2011) 
  Being Bilingual May Boost Your Brain Power NPR (April 4, 2011)

International Education Articles

The International Baccalaureate Curriculum:

The IB: A Better Preparation for Life - The Telegraph (April 27, 2014)

A-Level Blow as Baccalaureate Given Same Rating as 5 A Grades - Daily Mail (March 5, 2014)

Finding Classroom Rigor in a Global Curriculum - The New York Times (December 16, 2013)

IB Diploma Programme Research Shows Extended Essay Improves Student Approach to Learning in Higher Education - IBO Announcements (November 20, 2013)

Serving a Higher Purpose: The IB Diploma Programme is Recognized by More Universities than Ever Before - IB World Magazine (May 29, 2012),

New Study Links Participation in the IB Diploma Programme to College Success Among Chicago Public School Students - International Baccalaureate Organization (March 21, 2012)

Thought, Word and Deed: The roles of Cognition, Language and Culture in Teaching and Learning in IB World Schools - A Position Paper by the International Baccalaureate Organization  (October 24, 2011)

Board of Regents Challenged to Take IB Diploma Seriously - GlobalAtlanta.com (November 2, 2010)


Additional International Education Articles:

A Global Curriculum for a Globalized Era - New York Times (March 3, 2013)


21st Century Learning:

Scientific Inquiry Among the Preschool Set - The New York Times (October 1, 2012)

Multicultural Critical Theory. At B-School? - The New York Times (January 10, 2010)


STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math):

A STEM vs. STEAM GIRL - University of Florida Infographic

 

How playing an instrument benefits your brain...


 

Why are Design and Technology so important in the curriculum?


Susan V. Booth, Alliance Artistic Director: Attract and Retain Talent, Cultivate Innovation and Transform Education

 

Are Musicians Better Language Learners? - The Guardian (February 27, 2014)

Think Beyond the Bubbles; A Complete Argument for Music Education - Broader Minded (February 25, 2014)

Learning to Think Outside the Box - The New York Times (February 5, 2014)

Yo-Yo Ma: Behind the Cello - Huffington Post (January 21, 2014)

Young Scientists Must be Taught Music and the Arts - Arts Journal Blog(January 26, 2014)

Nobel Winner Says ‘In the US, Classical Music is Fundamentally a Dying Art’ - Arts Journal Blog (January 23, 2014)

The Souls of the Machine: The Internet revolution has just begun - The Chronicle of Higher Education (June 13, 2010)

Author Don Tapscott on the growing influence of public participation: Canadian academic's book Macrowikinomics highlights profound change to civilization - guardian.co.uk (October 4, 2010)

 

The College, University and Study Abroad Experience

Join the Tuition Fees Refugees - The Guardian, UK (August 22, 2012)

 

Bilingualism and Business

New Study Shows Brain Benefits of Bilingualism - NPR (November 14, 2013)

College Grads with Foreign Language Skills will Have Better Job Prospects - CNN Money (October 30, 2013

The Multilingual Dividend - The Financial Times (March 13, 2013)

Reasoning is Sharper in a Foreign Language - Scientific American Website (November 25, 2012)

Why America Lacks Global Leaders - Harvard Business Review Blog (August 23, 2012)

Make Yourself a Global Asset - Harvard Business Review Blog (July 3, 2012)

Survey: Language translates into more revenue - The Atlanta Business Chronicle (May 25, 2012)

Of Two Minds - The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (August 14, 2012)

 

Links to Magazines, Newspapers and Journals of International Education Organizations

The International Baccalaureate - IB World

The Council of International Schools - InterEd

The Association for the Advancement of International Education - Currents

 

Websites for International Educators

The International Educator

The European Council of International Schools

 

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