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Greenberg, Bev – Schools: Studies in Education, 2011
The author has given meaning to global citizenship over the past four years through the work and connections she has made with students at her school in Chicago, Francis W. Parker, and a school in the village of Madina, Ghana, West Africa, Tuskegee International. She has motivated other teachers to make connections as they traveled with her to…
Descriptors: International Schools, Foreign Countries, Summer Programs, Personal Narratives
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Cicchelli, Kate – Schools: Studies in Education, 2011
An American teacher describes her journey to Ghana, where she worked in the summer of 2009 at the Tuskegee International School. Through recollections of the relationships she established during her time teaching math to students ages 6-16, the author reveals that her most powerful role while there was that of student rather than teacher. Focusing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, International Schools, Foreign Workers
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Yarfoh, Charles H. – Schools: Studies in Education, 2011
Francis W. Parker School invited Charles H. Yarfoh, the founder of its sister school, to Chicago to share his vision and what it has meant to the students of his school, Tuskegee International, to be part of the global connection between the two schools. In a speech he delivered to the faculty, staff, and students, Yarfoh shares what education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Educational Attitudes, Developing Nations