Gifted and Global Ed

In an education landscape shaped by many standards and initiatives - including the Common Core (adopted by 43 states, not including VA), Virginia's Standards of Learning, and the 21st Century Skills movement - MLWGS provides students with an educational experience crafted to meet the needs of gifted learners and prepare them to lead, innovate, and serve in a diverse, connected, global society.

Note: Some journals or magazines listed below are in subscription databases, so access requires a school login. Password lists are available in the library folder of the Student Information course (itslearning).
Global Context

Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education (UK, in AP Source, 18-month delay for FT)

Journal of Cognition and Culture (Netherlands, in AP Source)

Other Pedagogical Pulses

CoderDojo Movement (started in Ireland in 2011)

Books in the Library

Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World (373 WAG)

Creative Confidence (658 KEL)

Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns (371.3 CHR)

Exam Schools: Inside America's Most Selective Public High Schools (373.22 FIN)

Finnish Lessons: What the World Can Learn from Educational Change in Finland (370 SAH)

The Global Achievement Gap (370.1 WAG)

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking (155.2 CAI)

Thinkertoys: Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques (650 MIN)

A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future (153.35 PIN)