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Becoming Writers through Global Education

This March (2018), we had the privilege to connect with children's book author and inspiration, Lisa Thompson, http://www.lisathompsonauthor.com/. We not only learned her story, process, and inspirations behind her books, but also got a unique opportunity to learn...

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Tudor Explores Chinese New Year 2018

In becoming global citizens, we explore cultures, customs, perspectives, and festivals of the world. This year, our first major celebration was for Chinese New Year. Over two weeks, hundreds of students explored the customs of Chinese culture and the role it plays in...

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Sharing Alaska Connecting the World

In December, students created cards for global pen pals and in January, we sent packages to include Alaskan treats, postcards, pictures, and mementos to regions all over the world. We got our first package (from Nepal) and students were so excited to open! Global...

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Project Hands for Peace

The love of Peace is so contagious. From Pakistan to Alaska to Morocco, back to Alaska, students share and spread peace, as globally connected citizens. Through iEarn, International Education and Resource Network, we got to be a part of Global Hands for Peace. Our...

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Tribes on the Edge Skype

Sometimes in life we are blown away by what we didn't know but have the privilege to learn about. This week we got a chance to Skype with Adventure Sports Photographer, Michael Clark, (http://www.michaelclarkphoto.com) who captured images for Celine Cousteau's...

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Morrocan Surprise

On Friday, our host teacher's family had a fabulous surprise for Nell and I....we took a walk and arrived at a shop...A WEDDING SHOP! We were prepared (it is a long process) in 3 of the 5-8 stages of wedding dresses. Often the dresses are rented from a wedding planner...

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Inside Agialsouss School

Having the opportunity to be inside an elementary school, although a private school, gave a great perspective as to the diversity in schools. Alaskan students have been asking a lot about what elementary schools look like in Morocco. This is just one example but a...

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Agialsouss Libraryūü§ď

So I finally got to visit an elementary school and do some activities in the library with students. While the library is quite small in comparison to our Tudor Elementary Library, it is quite impressive, as books can be found in Arabic English and French. Spending...

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A bit of YUMMY

Moroccans cherish their food, and I mirror their sentiment; it isn't just about the food itself it's about the cultures and traditions that accompany the food. It's about the love and energy that goes into the food. Here are some highlights: Tagine is slow cooking in...

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