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ERIC Number: EJ1104045
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1083-5415
International Education and the Early Language Classroom
Stewart, Vivien; Singmaster, Heather
Learning Languages, v11 n2 p7-10 Spr 2006
In June 2001, Asia Society's National Commission on Asia in the Schools released its report which concluded that "young Americans are dangerously uninformed about international matters" (National Commission on Asia in the Schools, 2001 p. 6). Since then, Asia Society has been leading a major national initiative to stimulate teaching and learning about the history, geography, cultures, and languages of Asia and other world regions in America's schools. In this article we explore the crucial relationship between the early language classroom and the international knowledge and skills that are so vital in the 21st century.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California; Connecticut; Kentucky; Washington
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