Tag Archives: global citizenship

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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This book is, by far, the best book I’ve ever read…

… about early elementary global education. … It’s a wonderful thing to receive such amazing accolades for our new book, The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary Learners, especially when coming from such a respected source as Dr. Jessie Voigts of WanderingEducators.com (and many others, like Ken Kay, Yong Zhao, Tony Wagner, Heidi Hayes-Jacobs, School Library…

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Malala Yousafzai And Kailash Satyarthi: Contrasting Approaches Come Together for Peace. (OR: OMG OMG OMG Malala Wins Nobel Peace Prize!)

Waiting for my coffee to brew at dawn this morning I got an instant jolt scanning news on my phone when I saw the headline Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Are Awarded Nobel Peace Prize. My heart did somersaults and my brain thought: OMYGOD. OMYGOD. OMYGOD. OMYGOD.  I almost didn’t need the coffee anymore. This…

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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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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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