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P.O. Box 530549, Miami FL 33153-0549

Tel:  +1  305  351  6815


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Knowledge Building in Action - a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation



Supporting a Community of Practice for

teachers, principals, and technology

faculty/staff  to connect educators with

their peers and partner classrooms

around the world. Who can join?

The Knowledge-Building Model

Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning within cultures of inquiry and evidence to unlock

critical thinking and creativity based on an exchange of ideas and research around common themes 

and contextualized phenomenon learning. Promotes  21st Century skills, college readiness and global

competence, bundled to connect students and educators around the world., aligned with international

frameworks for student growth.


Knowledge Building in Action

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation


Tel: +1 305 351 6815

Mission:  Knowledge Building in Action supports tools, training and exchanges that promote

improved learning outcomes and the acquisition of 21st Century skills for college readiness by

students ages 7-18, the ongoing professional development and improved ICT standards for K-12

educators, formative learning assessment tools, and a centralized repository of resources.

Get Involved:

Become a member today.  Download a membership application here.

Support Our Work:

As a non-profit organization,all donations to Knowledge Building in Action

are tax-deductible. Donations, grants, contracts, matching employment

contributions, planned giving and Amazon Smile donations will enable us

to achieve our goals of transforming education to prepare K-12 students

for success in life.  For more details about how to support KBIA, please

visit our Contact page. Thank you! 

Join the Knowledge Building

in Action Community of Practice

for networking, mentoring and

shared resources.

Partnering classrooms

inquiry / project-based

Peer-to-Peer network

International standards

Aligns with UNESCO and OECD frameworks

Effective in a wide range of learning environments to make connections 

Partnering classrooms, after-school programs, international baccalaureate and schools serving the armed forces, alternative

schools and prisons, senior centers, enterprises with foreign subsidiaries, international projects and groups needing to be

connected on a regular basis.

University /

School District

Partnership Model

The ALTE Global Learning Ecosystem incorporates learning tools supported by highly-researched education technology related to

knowledge-building pedagogy into a complete ecosystem for learning and teaching. 

Other projects sponsored by Knowledge Building in Action include:

  The  KBIA Community of Practice  supports a culture of continuous learning for educators - teachers, principals, technology staff and

teaching aides. 

  The Knowledge Building International Project  focuses activities around a common topic selected by participating teachers in partnered

classrooms for "phenomenon learning" as a paradigm shift in K-12 education.

 Smart Cities K-12 Initiative is the Global Learning for Global Citizenship project to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes

they need to become informed and engaged citizens of the world through inquiry and project-based learning.  

• Global Education in European Schools Promoting Entrepreneurship  is a transnational collaboration between universities, businesses

and enterprises, education ministries and schools to promote an entrepreneurial spirit in K-20 students.

 Learning Exchanges connects the world through education and exchanges to promote global competences.

Join us!

  • District Superintendents
  • School Principals
  • Teachers/Teaching Aides
  • Technology Staff
  • Researchers
  • Instructors
  • Higher education faculty and staff
  • ​Business and industry leaders

available world-wide

Anywhere there is Internet


The ALT Learning Ecosystem bundles the Knowledge Forum electronic workspace and VIA videoconferencing for effective collaborative learning and formative assessment tools.

Computer-supported collaborative

learning promotes 21st Century

skills and the 4Cs of future

education: critical thinking, 

collaboration, communication and


Across the street or around the

world, KBIA linkages prepare 

youth with the global life skills

for an interconnected society.

Education Technology

Knowledge Building in Action


Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Challenges