Monthly Archives: January 2011

Global Education and Connection

This week, 250 student-written “Story Portraits” went to Uganda! Students at Owen Middle School and Covenant Community Church in Asheville were prompted by a presentation on Uganda and had the chance to learn about Ugandan culture. The “Story Portraits” they … Continue reading

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Sneezes, Allusions and Transition Starters

These are terms I learned yesterday at the Writer’s Notebook workshop, presented by Susan Jackson at South West Middle School in Charlotte. It was my honor and pleasure to present global engagement education to 30 teachers, as a snippet in … Continue reading

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Bucket List

  I was talking to my dad the other day and he asked, “Where did this Guatemala thing come from?” We’ve been in and out of Africa for the past 20 years so I don’t think anywhere on that continent … Continue reading

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Snorkel or SCUBA?

How do you define Immersion? What’s the difference between skimming and swimming? Toe dipping and cannon balling? Share your immersion stories. I was speaking to 200 7th graders this week. I quized them on Africa facts and trivia. They did … Continue reading

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