Category Archives: Events for Growing Up Global

#NCGS, #IREX, #IAWF, #SXSWEDU, #SXSWi, Beijing… Anyone Going?

I haven’t updated my speaking calendar on this website in a while, but between getting snowed in with the record storm last weekend, and the sheer anticipation of meeting and learning from amazing people around the world over the next few weeks, I’m excited to share a few upcoming events. Some of my most fulfilling…

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Unabashedly Excited to Announce…Nina’s World!

Earlier this month I was in Los Angeles for the public launch of one of the most exciting projects I’ve ever been fortunate enough to work on: A new children’s animated series called Nina’s World! The show is a sort of prequel to the Sprout network’s long-running, popular GoodNight Show, starring the sparkling Michele Lepe…

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Example of a Professional Development Workshop – Full Day Program for NYSAIS

Workshop Title: “Launching a Life-Long Process of Global Learning & Citizenship: Best Practices from Growing Up Global for Classroom Engagement” I’ve had the honor of working with schools across the country on globalizing their curriculum, helping teachers gain confidence, tools and vision for bringing global experiences and mindset into their classroom, and even talking to…

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BIG DAY: New Book is Published!

It’s the official publication day of my new, co-authored book, The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary Learners! Becky Morales and I have been living and breathing this project for the last 2+ years and it feels GOOD to see it come to fruition.  We have a website for the book here: globaledtoolkit.com, and our publisher,…

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An Exciting Professional Development Workshop for Teachers

Here’s the info sent to teachers in various networks about our @PulitzerCenter Workshop: ATTENTION Philadelphia-area K-12 TEACHERS! Join us for a UNIQUE (AND FREE!) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY. The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting IS COMING TO PHILADELPHIA! WHEN: November 7, 2013. 4:30 – 7 pm (Dinner will be provided) WHERE: Independence Charter School – 1600…

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On my packing list: Multiple 'gowns', a duffel bag full of books, and a permission slip from the hubby. Traveling to Dubai with a 9-year old – tonight!

  I’ve wrapped up a BIG project – the draft manuscript for The K-5 Global Education Toolkit (with my wonderful co-author, Becky Morales, www.kidworldcitizen.org).  Yippee. Yay. Sigh of relief. Trepidation…  Now I’m turning my attention to the big trip I’m taking tonight with “Tiny Dancer,” aka “the tiny one,” aka Soph Soph, aka the almost-10…

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