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Blogs

March 30, 2021

The Core of our Rebuild: Equitable Teaching and Learning

Rocio Cruz, a 5th-grade student at EL Haynes Public Charter School, is researching evidence to support her claim that students should be allowed to use cellphones in school. Nyla Slye, a 9th grader at McKinley Tech HS, is completing her full-length essay about colorism and its impact on her family. Across the Anacostia River at […]

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March 23, 2021

Inspired Instruction Drives Student Success at Virtual One World Academy

At every stage of this year’s Academy, we are witnessing teachers skillfully supporting students in mastering every step of the writing process with timely prompts while also creating the space for students to learn from one another. When her students were developing their claims about social justice issues directly relevant to their lives, Ms. Simms […]

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News

March 18, 2021

Students are Stepping Up at One World Academy

Students are stepping up as they enter the last month of preparations for the One World Challenge. Watch the video below to see students deeply engaged with their topics, overcoming major challenges to communicating clearly, and enjoying the benefits of close relationships with their One World teachers.   It’s all leading to learning experiences strong […]

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February 3, 2021

One World Schools Finish Strong, Academy Up Next!

Students are now finishing their in-school One World Program experience by making virtual presentations to their classmates. Listen in and you’ll hear how One World students have persisted through the pandemic to create engaging and insightful arguments about subjects that matter to them dearly.   With the One World Academy kicking off the week of […]

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January 21, 2021

One World Teacher Tools in Action: Pandemic Response Project Making a Difference in Classrooms Across DC

Your Donation Dollars At Work Last summer, with your generous support, One World built a new website, developed slide decks to support instruction, created new resources for teachers and students, and provided schools with supplementary instructional videos. In these two videos, watch as teachers and students use what we provided to enhance their teaching and […]

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2020
News

December 1, 2020

2020 Year in Review

In 2020, you as friends of One World stepped up to provide $50,000 in individual donations to underwrite our Pandemic Response Project. It changed students’ lives. Please take a minute to remember some of the highlights from the year that’s passed. Drew Anderson’s instructional videos were one of many One World highlights from 2020. Mark […]

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October 21, 2020

Veteran Administrators and Teachers Share How Powerful One World Can Be with New Colleagues

During professional development sessions throughout September and early October, we have repeatedly heard administrators and experienced teachers telling their new colleagues about all the ways the One World Program could help them, their students, and their entire school community. “Last year, our students spoke about deeply personal issues like domestic violence,” said Meridian PCS principal […]

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