What do Moonwalking and Culture Have in Common?

Before reading the rest of this post, take a look at this video. (Trust me on this.) Did you watch the video? Did you see the moonwalking bear? Yes. It was a moonwalking bear. When we show this video in workshops, there’s always a collective gasp when the voiceover mentions the moonwalking bear. Moonwalking bear? … Read more

School Snapshot: Teaching EFL in Argentina (Part 2)

In this School Snapshot, English as a Foreign Language teacher Pamela Arrarás finishes describing 4 public schools in her native Argentina. What follows is Part 2. You can read Part 1 here. photo by schoolofeverything Daily Schedule Students go to school either in the morning or in the afternoon. The morning shift is from 8am … Read more

School Snapshot: Teaching EFL in Argentina

Yay! This is our first ever installment of the School Snapshot Project. We’re so excited to launch this series because, well, isn’t it just fascinating to see what schools in other countries are like? We think so! In this School Snapshot, English as a Foreign Language teacher Pamela Arrarás describes 4 public schools in her … Read more

Classroom Cultural Exchange Project for Educators

photo by angela7dreams Have you ever wondered what schools in other countries are like? *Note: We’re not currently accepting School Snapshots. If we decide to resume this project, we’ll let you know. In the meantime, click here to read the School Snapshots we’ve already posted. What they look like, when they begin and end each … Read more

School Photo :: Morning Dance

photo by gabyu The caption under this Flickr photo: “Young students are always doing some exercises before getting into the classroom. Was always a nice moment of magic.” How many hours a week do kids at your school have P.E. (physical education)?

Link Love :: Think You Know What a U.S. Teen Looks Like?

Three interesting items about U.S. education from Time.com: 1. Rhee tackles classroom challenge Michelle Rhee, Chancellor of Education of the District of Columbia Public Schools system is reforming the school district by getting rid of “bad” teachers, rewarding “good” ones, and making lots of waves along the way. 2. Class pictures 19 powerful photos of … Read more