2014 Global Learning Fellow and educator at Linn-Mar High School in Marion, IA
This blog series features the 2014 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows, a cohort of 30 educators who participated in a year-long supported learning experience to build global competency skills. The fellowship included international field study in Beijing and Xi’an, China, from June 20-28, 2014.
I am a social studies teacher and avid historian, so traveling with the NEA Foundation and 30 other educators to see the sites of China described in textbooks and illustrated in videos was a
In 2013, the NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows traveled to Brazil and saw Companhia Urbana de Dança perform in Rio de Janeiro. Inspired by their story and performance, the NEA Foundation supported the company on a recent arts exchange to
Our summer blog series, A Student’s Perspective, explores the experience of public education through the lens of a student, poet Blessed Sheriff, a rising high school senior enrolled in the International
In 2013, Loryn Windwehen and a cohort of 35 other educators travelled to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to visit classrooms and cultural sites as NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows. Below, Windwehen offers her advice to this
In June 2013, 36 educators completed international field study in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as the 2013 NEA Foundation-Pearson Foundation Global Learning Fellows. Upon return, they created lesson plans, unit plans, and full
In June, 31 award-winning public school educators will visit schools in Beijing and Xi’an, China to observe high-quality teaching instruction and interact with Chinese teachers and administrators as our latest cohort of Global Learning