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Educator Spotlight: Building a Bird’s-Eye View of the World

Kelly Blais, this week’s Educator of the Week, strives to help her students develop a global perspective and a sense of ownership of their learning. 681 more words


Clouds of Sidra - Writing Tell Sidra's Story #OGC #GlobalEd #refugees

Today in writing we are going to meet Sidra and her journey to Jordan. Mrs Joyce found this story and she really wanted to share it with you. 17 more words

Our Classroom

Speak for Yourself: Dismantling Orientalism with First-Person Narratives

I’ve just been reading Orientalism (the Vintage 1994 edition), Edward Said’s foundational 1978 text on how the West (what Said refers to in his historical moment as the Occident) has traditionally viewed the East (Asia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa, or “the Orient”). 1,160 more words

Global Education Conference

Bienvenue! Welcome! 歡迎! Willkommen! Benvenuto!
환영! Seja bem-vindo(a)! Bienvenido!

We are pleased to announce the eighth annual Global Education Conference, a free online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world. 298 more words

What do educators from Belarus and the United States Have in Common? As it turns out, a lot

A group of educators from Belarus (a former Soviet republic who is often referred to as Europe’s last dictatorship) visited Michigan this September through a global exchange program via… 1,102 more words


Where does beauty fit in?

As a member of the Mastery Transcript Consortium, Westtown is exploring what we value and how to assess it. Yesterday, the faculty team focused on these discussions had its first meeting. 360 more words

Action Based Education

Food, Glorious Food (or the Lack Thereof)

I’m thinking about food today.

I just read this article in the New York Times about how cooks in Houston are still managing to prepare meals after the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, which flooded their homes and destroyed their kitchens. 823 more words