Category Archives: global education

So I’ve learned more about Islam that I knew previously…

Please excuse any inaccuracies based on my own observations.┬áNo offense is meant to anyone. In the first couple of weeks we were in Senegal there was the Muslim holiday of Eid, which I understand to be called Korite in Senegal. … Continue reading

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AISA2012 American International Schools of Africa

  7 hour flight- 2 movies, 2 meals South Africa-Johannesburg Southern Hemisphere, Eastern Hemisphere 2 hours ahead from Dakar, 6 hours from Ohio Springtime Drive on other side of road Great smelling plants Unique birds Mountains Giant thunderstorm Stores close … Continue reading

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Reality 101

We’ve been here long enough that once I leave our house and head to school, it is quite possible to not see the evidence that we are living in a third world country. There are office buildings, banks, European grocery … Continue reading

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Twenty-five babies and counting…

Last week we began volunteering at La Pouponniere on Saturday afternoons. If you’ve read posts on my blog(s) last year, you’ll remember that La Pouponniere┬áis an orphange that is run by Franciscan nuns for infants and children that are under … Continue reading

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Eating lunch outside…

I’m sitting at a colorful table and bench in the shade of some beautiful trees that I have not yet identified. I need to find an app where I can take a picture of the tree and it can tell … Continue reading

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It’s a Beautiful Thing…

When you walk into a kindergarten classroom and it’s set up with different areas, beautiful age-appropriate rugs, and has a posted schedule that starts with morning meeting (sharing on Mondays), word study, writing workshop, a morning recess, reading workshop, lunch, … Continue reading

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