Category Archives: Global education

I Love Jane Goodall

If you’ve seen the cover of Growing Up Global, you’ll notice the sunburst with the quote from Dr. Jane Goodall says: “fascinating ideas for giving young people opportunities to become truly global citizens.”  I was over the moon when Dr. Jane offered her feedback from reading a galley copy of the book.  Amidst her grueling…

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Boston Globe "The Find": Growing Up Global "is an outstanding place to start" to give children a global perspective.

THE FIND Giving children a world view September 6, 2009 (From Shelf Life, by Jan Gardner) Helping children to appreciate the myriad religions and cultures around the world is a daunting task. “Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World’’ by Homa Sabet Tavangar (Ballantine) is an outstanding place to start. Tavangar…

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Hurricane Katrina – Giving Knows No Bounds

 Since the weekend, I have been remembering the toll on lives and a community, caused by Hurricane Katrina, exactly four years ago.  The following story shows incredible generosity, from an unlikely place; it also demonstrates how connected others around the world feel to us in America, and to fellow citizens of humanity.  Their giving knows no bounds. …

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