The One World Program

Improving Research & Writing Skills

The One World Program provides teachers professional development and curriculum to introduce and improve students’ research, writing, and presentation skills. Student Journals guide learners through every exercise and assessment while documenting skill mastery and areas for additional instruction.

A City-Wide Impact for 2015:

Over 6,000 Improved Student Writers

One World Education offers the most comprehensive, in-school program in Washington, DC that strengthens vital research, writing, and presentation skills. Through partnerships with DC Public Schools (DCPS) and DC public charter schools, the organization served over 6,000 middle and high school students in the 2015-16 school year.

Showcasing Student Writing

Joy's Essay on Gender Roles

An 10th grader at Banneker High School, Joy discusses how genders and gender roles are not clear-cut categories that can be applied to everyone and why it is critical that we encourage people to follow and express their own truth, regardless of gender norms, so that everyone is able contribute fully to society. Read more.

2016 Symposium on

Preparing College-Ready Writers

Featuring two panels of K-12 and university experts, this timely conversation on preparing students for the rigors of college-level writing explored successful approaches to effective writing instruction and student-centered assignments. Learn more.

One World Education is improving research, writing, and presentation skills for middle and high school students as they deepen content knowledge about self-chosen topics. Students can use this site to conduct research and read student-authored writing.

"One World Education brings the curriculum to life for our students."
-Kaya Henderson, DC Public Schools Chancellor
"The One World Program gave me confidence in my writing abilities. I've since done very well on writing assignments throughout college."
-Sahnun, 11th grade student
One World Education has worked with 54 schools in the Capital Region.
of the Washington, DC schools using the One World Program showed significant gains in research and writing skills.
"I’m not telling my students to write an essay on imperialism. They’re coming up with their own ideas. This is teaching them real skills they’ll need in the future."
-Ms. Howard, 10th grade English teacher
Since 2008, One World Education has impacted more than 20,000 students.
of students using the One World Program improved their average score between pre- and post-writing tests.
of surveyed teachers said the One World Program brings both rigor and relevance to their students.
One World Education has partnered with American University and the World Bank to lead evaluation of its outcomes.