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What Do We Mean When We Talk About Global Education?

What talk about global ed

(For International Education Week, the online magazine Education Week’s Global Learning page (curated by the Asia Society) featured this piece I wrote, sharing some of the conundrum we face in global education.) At the recent Global Education Forum hosted by Asia Society and the Penn Graduate School of Education, I posed a question that’s been…

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Making Experiential Learning Real With the Out of Eden Walk

I’ve been immersed in the learning possibilities around the Out of Eden Walk, thanks to my work with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the dedicated, inspiring work of Paul Salopek, 2-time Pulitzer Prize Winner and National Geographic fellow.  I documented some of the many learning opportunities that arise thanks to this amazing project…

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A Family Thanksgiving Tradition That Gives Back

One of our favorite (newer) traditions each Thanksgiving with our large, and usually ornery extended family is what we call the “Global Giving Game.”  I described it in this piece linked and pasted below, which was published – surprisingly! – on FoxNews.com soon after Growing Up Global’s publication.  I’m a little disappointed that all the…

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Spur the Global Economy – Stay Home and Make a Difference This Thanksgiving

(This piece has been featured on the Homepage of ABC’s Million Moms Challenge; with the full text on the blog here, on the Huffington Post, in Global Giving’s news and below.) Feeling the pressure of tighter consumer spending, giant retailers catering to bargain hunters will open earlier than ever this Black Friday, on Thanksgiving Thursday. …

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