200 More Reasons to Invest in the Future

I was having a conversation with a group of juniors who were getting ready for their read-a-thon which is this Sunday to raise funds for the Kilimanjaro English Nursery School when they shared something which astonished me. The man who runs the school who is known as”Teacher”, Edward Lazaro cannot run the school full-time. In order to make ends meet for himself and for his students, he is required to help guide climbers up Mt. Kilimanjaro. From a western perspective, the sad part of this story is that he would only need a $200 per month salary in order to […]

Facilitating New Converstations

One of the errors that I when creating a document is typing my title as the Director of Academic Teachnolgoy, rather than the Director of Academic Technology. I do not know if somewhere in my brain that this is an intended slip, because I believe that the way to best integrate technology into the curriculum is to provide opportunities for teachers to a.) develop individual technology learning goals and provide the pathway and opportunities to reach those goals and b.) to be involved in discussions around curriculum and curricular change early in the process, so that technology can be woven […]