Ready, Set, Climate Action

Audio reading by Lynn Thomas The fall of 2017 was a turning point for me. It marked my official deep dive into global projects... and I was terrified! All the 'what if' scary scenarios popped in my head like 'what if my students hate it?', or 'what if I bomb this?' Fortunately, those scary scenarios…

E is for E2: Education Exchange

The excitement was palpable as we entered the conference area. There was an electric atmosphere that accentuated the enthusiasm of every individual and amplified it. I marveled at the apparent effect and afterward, I was in awe of the depth and breadth of learning I experienced. I am talking about Microsoft's Global Education Exchange in…

The Class of 2030, What Skills Will They Need?

The biggest challenges students in kindergarten right now will face when they graduate is a rapidly changing work environment so being flexible is essential, and flexibility requires confidence. Confidence is the by-product of strong emotional intelligence and it will be necessary to successfully navigate the work-world of the future. Social-emotional intelligence ensures students are self…