This article brought back to me the excitement I had for years and years of being in a library and the joys of discovery and 'ambush' as the author describes. Since teaching overseas in schools with sub-standard libraries, and in conjunction with the changes technology has brought, I have lost that feeling of anticipation and adrenalin rush of actually walking into a library, a space of learning full of resources waiting to be plucked off shelves. Yes, times are different, but I enjoyed this article because it did help me to remember the past.......Yes I also feel sad for what is lost, but the one constant in life is change of course.
"Teacher Preparation for the Global Age: The Imperative for Change, highlights promising practices identified during this meeting and subsequent discussions and suggests a framework for internationalizing the education of all pre-service teachers and increasing the number of world language teachers, especially in less commonly taught languages."
Students from the A Week in the Life Project 12-2 talk about their schools.This is an excellent artifact for comparing similarities and differences between lifestyles and cultures. Chin and USA represented.