The Global Search for Education: Awa Sangho – Artist, Activist and Global Ambassador
Dec06

The Global Search for Education: Awa Sangho – Artist, Activist and Global Ambassador

“Music is the 100% best medicine for sadness and it helps people find more faith in life. And while feeling sad is a very natural thing, for me as a singer, music is the best healer.” — Awa Sangho Mali-born New York based singer-songwriter Awa Sangho, who will perform at BAM this month, is a rising star on the global music scene. Raised by a grandmother who encouraged her to set her sights high, she has done just that, overcoming...

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Around the World in 30 Days – October 2017
Oct30

Around the World in 30 Days – October 2017

“Education is the key to addressing inequity and racism in society” and if we are not “working in education to combat racism, we are complicit in maintaining inequity and the status quo,” relayed Professor H. Richard Milner, an expert on the topic of race. He also noted that teachers “can struggle with tools to advance justice-centered curriculum and instructional opportunities that work against racism” and therefore education...

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The Global Search for Education: On the Road to 2030 Our Planet Made a Plan
Oct05

The Global Search for Education: On the Road to 2030 Our Planet Made a Plan

“The SDGs are a shared vision of humanity – they are the missing (vision) piece of our globalisation puzzle!” — Thomas Gass In September 2015, 193 countries signed up to support the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals for our planet and the people that live on it. The all-encompassing plan included promises to end poverty, feed everyone, create stability and peace, provide quality education and protect the future of our world. Every...

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The Global Search for Education: Let’s Talk About Racism
Oct02

The Global Search for Education: Let’s Talk About Racism

H. Richard Milner is a professor, noted researcher and expert on race in education at the University of Pittsburgh. Milner believes that “education is the key to addressing inequity and racism in society” and if we are not “working in education to combat racism, we are complicit in maintaining inequity and the status quo.” Are teachers prepared and willing to take this on? Milner notes that teachers “can struggle with tools to advance...

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Around the World in 30 Days: September 2017
Sep30

Around the World in 30 Days: September 2017

Poverty, Social Justice, Jobsolesence and how to get thinking back in classrooms were the themes that intrigued us this month. Our Global Teacher Bloggers are pioneers and innovators in fields such as technology integration, mathematics coaching, special needs education, science instruction, and gender equity. They have founded schools, written curricula, and led classrooms in 16 different countries that stretch across every populated...

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The Global Search For Education: Social Justice Learning in the Age of Globalization
Sep27

The Global Search For Education: Social Justice Learning in the Age of Globalization

“The ability to learn deeply is perhaps the best legacy we can leave to our younger generations, so that they have a fighting chance to survive, save humanity, and sustain life in the planet.” — Santiago Rincon-Gallardo Globalization has increased our interconnectedness and interdependence on each other. With technological advancements continuing to change our world and daily lives, the need for more focus on the socioeconomic,...

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