The Space Between the Logs
Oct08

The Space Between the Logs

EVAC 2017 @ Colegio Internacional Puerto La Cruz (CIPLC) By: Steve Mancuso, Ed.D., Superintendent Carrie Ward, 2nd Grade Teacher and EVAC 2017 Organizing Committee member David Chojnacki, a friend and former Executive Director of NESA, used to talk a lot about the “space between the logs” being essential for a successful educators’ conference. In her poem Fire (see below), Judy Brown reminds us that “building fires requires attention...

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Fiestas Decembrinas: Hacia la Promoción del Multiculturalismo
Jan16

Fiestas Decembrinas: Hacia la Promoción del Multiculturalismo

Fiestas Decembrinas: Hacia la Promoción del Multiculturalismo Por David Morán, Keyla Urbina y Luisa Vincenti Colegio Internacional Puerto la Cruz – Venezuela Cuando hablamos de un entorno multicultural, nos referimos a un espacio donde confluyen diversas culturas. Esta es una característica propia de colegios internacionales, en donde es común ver estudiantes, padres y profesores, provenientes de cualquier lugar del mundo. Lo...

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Making Global Connections
Jan10

Making Global Connections

Making Global Connections by Carrie Ward, Colegio Internacional Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela Twitter: @Carrieoverseas Twitter can be very overwhelming, yet it is a great tool to help you connect to different people all around the world! These connections can help improve your teaching in many ways. This is my story of how Twitter helped turn writing into a real world experience for my students. At the beginning of this year I was invited...

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Purpose, Passion, and Connection through Global Ed
May05

Purpose, Passion, and Connection through Global Ed

By Christine Hodges, 4th Grade Teacher at Colegio Internacional Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela Intentional Promotion of Global Citizenship “The only myth that is going to be worth thinking about in the immediate future is one that is talking about the planet, not the city, not these people, but the planet, and everybody in it.” – Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth Global education isn’t code for world history or geography units anymore....

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Zikalandia, My Pregnant Wife, and  The Need for Responsible Media Consumption
Apr02

Zikalandia, My Pregnant Wife, and The Need for Responsible Media Consumption

By: Joe St. Peter Colegio Internacional Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela Library of Congress After visiting family in Wisconsin over winter break, I returned to Venezuela temporarily abandoning my 8 month pregnant wife. Due in February with our first child, she elected to begin her maternity leave in the United States; strict anti-pregnancy airline regulations prohibited her from flying into Venezuela anyways. At the airport I had the good...

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