Tag Archives: Global education

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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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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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 y.o.…

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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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A Teachable Moment About the U.S. Election – Thanks to Foreign News

Driving this morning with my nine year-old, as we half-listened to the BBC news on the radio, yielded a nice teachable moment. They advertised their round-the-clock election coverage of the U.S. Presidential race.  It sounded momentous and a little urgent.  I took their tone for granted, but I’m glad my daughter, Sophia, didn’t.  Here’s how…

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