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Educators of America Is Awarded Public Diplomacy Small Grant from U.S. Embassy In Windhoek

We are very excited to announce that we have been awarded a Public Diplomacy Small Grant from the US Department of State! The award...


Summer’s Here! Ideas for At-Home Project-Based Learning Activities

Summer has arrived. It feels like a breath of fresh air for teachers, parents, and students. The COVID-19 pandemic has flipped teaching and learning...


Photographs & Videos From The Connected Series

The following media were captured during 2019 across Western New York and the Sub-Saharan African nation of Namibia. The Connected Series is a sequence...


Connected: A Photo Series from the Building Cultural Bridges Program

“When we take the time to learn from one another, to stand in one another’s shoes, and to actively listen, really listen – real...


Formative vs Summative Assessment in the Classroom: A Guide – Guest Blog Post!

Summary: As an NQT, I remember my student days and my probation days fondly. I also remember how important the support and knowledge of...


A Useful List of Virtual Tools for the Essential Elements of PBL

Things are different now. The shift to online or e-learning has been dramatic and sometimes overwhelming for teachers, students, and parents. However, the necessity...


5 Tips To Make Professional Development Actually Fun.

Let’s take a moment to step back and look at what Professional Development (for educators) is and what it is not. Professional Development, by...


10 PBL Project Ideas That Will Win Over Your Classroom

Coming up with fresh ideas for projects isn’t easy. Sure, you can go back and reuse the ones from years prior but like any...


From Ondangwa to Oranjemund: Building Cultural Bridges

Landing at Hosea Kutako Airport outside the capital Windhoek, the landscape is spotted with camelthorn trees and dry riverbeds. In the distance, one can...


What are the Pros & Cons of Technology in the Classroom?

Technology. A word that can excite or enrage a teacher. The weighing of potential benefits of using technology in the classroom versus the risks...