The Global Classroom

Lessons that span across oceans: teachers and students from around the world learn together.

Collaborative Lessons

In both middle and upper school, Menlo students collaborate with students from our partner schools across the globe through shared lessons and activities. Read GPS Director Peter Brown’s article on International Collaborative Lessons in the SAGE Journal.

Sample Lessons and Projects

Partner Schools

Menlo School is a founding member of the Strategic Alliance of Global Educators (SAGE) and is one of only two schools from North America. (SAGE school’s are noted below with an *.)

New Partner School: Nova Academy, an innovative network of schools, currently in Kenya and South Africa, that aims to prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching emphasizing 21st-century skills.

  • The Affiliated High School of Peking University*, China
  • Avenues School*, USA
  • Clare Galway College, Galway, Ireland
  • Doshisha International School, Japan
  • Ecole Jeanne d’Arc Mulhouse, France
  • High School Affiliated to Fudan University*, China
  • Hwa Chong Institution*, Singapore
  • Inventure Academy, Bangalore, India
  • Kantonschule Enge, Switzerland
  • Lycee-Collège Honoré, Marseille, France
  • Lycée Léonie de Waha, Liège, Belgium
  • Maru-a-Pula, Botswana
  • Nanshan High School*, Taiwan
  • Nanyang Girls’ High School*, Singapore
  • Oakridge International School Einstein Campus*, India
  • Oregard Gymnasium*, Denmark
  • Oulunkylän yhteiskoulu*, Finland
  • The Perse School*, UK
  • RDFZ Xishan School*, China
  • School of Science & Technology*, Singapore
  • Scotch College*, Melbourne, Australia
  • Shanghai No. 3 Girls High School*, China
  • Tsai Hsing, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Xinghai Experimental Middle School, China
  • Yan Ping High School, Taiwan

Global Online Academy

Menlo is a member school of the Global Online Academy, which connects students from all over the world and allows them to offer their local perspectives on global issues. Courses led by member school faculty take place online, with students from around the world.