The One World Program consistently engages students in higher-order thinking skills that will prepare them for the PARCC and beyond.
The Value of
Clare Berke, an English teacher at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School, writes, "...peer-to-peer feedback is one of the most important skills that I can teach my students. I want to instill them with the confidence to be proud of their work, and the strength to ask for assistance when they need it. Read more.
One World Education is inviting five DC Charter Schools to participate in its Charter School Expansion Initiative, which allows the organization’s month-long One World Program to be implemented free of charge during the spring semester.
The One World Program
Driving Engagement & Outcomes
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.
Showcasing Student Writing
In her essay, Lucy, an 8th grader from EL Haynes Public Charter School, discusses the pros and cons of anti-bullying programs and argues that the methods that are being used to combat bullying today aren’t working. Read 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.
"The One World Program gave me confidence in my writing abilities.
I've since done very well on writing assignments
-Sahnun, 11th grade student
One World Education has worked
with 54 schools in the Capital Region.
of 8th graders improved
their scores on four or more
Common Core Writing Standards.
"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 14,000 students.
of students reported their skills creating an outline improved.
"One World Education exemplifies what we need to see for all our DC public schools."
-Jennie Niles, DC Deputy Mayor for Education
of students reported their research skills improved.
One World Education has partnered with American and GW Universities to lead evaluation of its outcomes.