May You Have Bold Adventures With A Friend

Everyone should travel internationally at least a few times in their lives and everyone should create an opportunity to travel with a friend. I mean at least once travel with someone you like a lot outside of family, that you have a great time with, and that is up to seeking out adventures. A recentContinue reading “May You Have Bold Adventures With A Friend”

Thank you, U.S. Embassy for highlighting a Fulbright Distinguished Award In Teaching grantee. There are 3 of us here in Singapore exploring education! #fulbright #fulbrightdat

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Sketchnote- The Myth of the Average Student: Tips for Working With Students That Have Learning Difference

The Ministry of Education, sponsors of the Teacher Conference in Singapore, hired a sketchnote artist who attended sessions and created magnificent summaries LIVE in the back of the room. I was honored to have the artist record my session. A wonderful graphic representation of my presentation was created that will be available for viewing atContinue reading “Sketchnote- The Myth of the Average Student: Tips for Working With Students That Have Learning Difference”

Infusing the Japanese Art of Reflection Into U.S. Education

Hansei, the Japanese practice of self-reflection, is a game changer in Japan & a useful activity when applied in U.S. education:  Hansai- The Japanese Art of Self-Reflection http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/global_learning/2019/04/infusing_the_japanese_art_of_reflection_into_us_education.html?cmp=eml-contshr-shr

7 Strategies for Parents: How To Support Your Child with Navigating Their Future While They Are Still in School

As a parent, you play a unique role in supporting and framing what success looks like to your young adult. Navigating the often-unchartered terrain of figuring out what the future holds can be a challenging time for both parents and children alike. Supporting your child in making decisions that impact their future is not aContinue reading “7 Strategies for Parents: How To Support Your Child with Navigating Their Future While They Are Still in School”

Infusing the Art of Japanese Reflection into Our Education Culture

Education is a dynamic process; changes often occur in policy and practice with a new administration, fluctuating school leadership, and promising educational trends. The tides change, and new mandates are made, objectives set, benchmarks layout, data to collect, and achievement to measure; but often we miss the vital opportunity to reflect on why new proceduresContinue reading “Infusing the Art of Japanese Reflection into Our Education Culture”