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"Spring Break in the Desert" by Alisha Olson

Well, we are half way through our program and it’s a bittersweet feeling.  I think we, as a class, feel that we have accomplished something; we’ve been though the ups and downs, suffered through the culture shock, and have finally come to a place where Amman has become more like a home rather than a destination. 549 more words

Area & Arabic Language Studies

Lessons from Canada and Finland: An International Conversation about Teaching and Learning

 I recently participated in an online conversation with teachers from throughout the United States to discuss public education in Canada and Finland. A teacher from each country was there to represent their respective education system. 857 more words

Effective Instruction

Global Festival Brings Excitement to North Campus

Music, dancing and the flavors of the world brightened a cloudy day March 24, as International Education Day brought a downtown tradition to North Campus for the first time. 375 more words


Teacher Shortages in Sub-Saharan Countries

A brief glance at the Projected total teacher recruitment needed by 2030 map (Global teacher shortage, 2014) is enough to provide a bleak outlook for the future of universal primary education around the world. 2,080 more words

International Education

International Education Day - from Bangladesh to Jacksonville

“I’m excited because I get to represent my country. There are students from so many other countries here at FSCJ, but I’m the only one – the only student – here from Bangladesh.”

Jacksonville Element

"A Friend from Zarqa" by Sam Northrup

Some of the best times I’ve had in Jordan have been spent with my language partner Ibrahim. He works at AMIDEAST, but lives in a city just outside of Amman called Zarqa. 467 more words

Area & Arabic Language Studies

Forever Young

I first came to Hiroshima for a visa run when I was teaching English in the Republic of Korea.

Of all the things I remember about Japan, the visit to… 102 more words

International Education