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The Global Search for Education: How...

“We added “Artificial Intelligence” to “Robotics & STEM” this year because it is an important and timely topic for young people to learn about.” – Theresa Richards

Prior to joining the Girls of Steel Robotics Program...

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5 Tips for Bringing Big Name Authors To...

The first time my students saw a big name author come to our school, even the most reluctant readers charged through their reading, scribbled questions on scraps of paper, and clamored for front-row seats. Somehow, the in-person star power of an impressive author drew them into the pages of a book and had them bubbling about literary possibilities.  

In the last few years, I’ve organized in-person author visits with several New York Times bestselling authors and a Pulitzer prize...

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Nurturing Compassion in the Classroom:...

The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, has said that the key to transforming the world for the better would be to teach compassion in the classroom. I couldn’t agree more.

When considering many of society’s problems, they often stem from a lack of having the ability to care for each other, to understand each other, to accept that we have different views, and to empathize with each other’s situation (if you doubt my words, watch the next presidential race).

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Halloween is Coming: Interative...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“In inner-city communities with a high concentration of poverty and violence, untreated trauma continues to marginalize an already historically underserved population and perpetuate income and opportunity gaps.” – Ashley Edwards

“75 to 95% of youth in the juvenile justice system have experienced trauma...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“Although the immediate focus of the Salamanca conference was on what was termed special needs education, its conclusion was that the aim must be to develop inclusive education systems.” – Mel Ainscow

Of the 57 million children worldwide estimated to still be missing out on school, more than 40% are thought...

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The Global Search for Education: Poetry...

“Learning core academic concepts through dance and theater taps into many students’ urges to move around. This approach allows for creativity, something that traditional curriculum stifles.” – Timothy Weinstein

Sedentary teaching and listening can not only lose students’ interest easily, but also deter...

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The Global Search for Education: Lights...

“Digital tools are changing almost daily, teachers and students are learning these new technologies together, which provides a hands-on, collaborative learning experience.” – Cleary Vaughan-Lee

Stories bring us together, and since 2006, The Global Oneness Project has focused on storytelling about...

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Viking Day is October 9th. What do YOU...

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