As our nation’s demographics shift,the need to revisit and reexamine our therapeutic, educational,and professional approaches becomes critical. In particular, as Latina/o communities have become the largest ethno-cultural communities in the nation and in many locations no longer occupy a minority status, our attention and reexamination should begin with these communities.
The Digital Women’s Project is ongoing research that delves into the lives of women from various backgrounds and professions in order to explore issues surrounding work-life balance.
Effective education requires the involvement of students, teachers, parents, and the community. Students and teachers must work together to make effective education possible.
The DELT program at GSEP has afforded me many opportunities, due to its unique design and commitment to diversity and the success of all students.
I was ready abandon teaching entirely when I came across an ad looking for innovative educators wanting to teach at a full-time online charter school.
What sustains a community? I asked myself that question a lot while I was in Haiti this past June.
By following some simple rules, one can feel more connected with the people of India and they will embrace your effort to learn about their culture.
Alumnus Sarah Carter explores social justice issues in an educational setting.
Joseph Casas visited Cordoba, Argentina, on a Fullbright International Education Administrators Program Scholarship to observe how students with learning disabilities are supported in Argentine schools.
This was not a challenge, but an opportunity to make a difference at a large school in need. I grew excited, and set out to learn as much as possible about how I could make a difference for Foster’s students and community.
I am eager to determine how ICT can benefit some of the world’s poorest learners, such as those in the informal settlements in this beautiful but socially under-resourced city.
While India was not originally on my must-visit list, I thought it would be a rich environment for my first scholarly journey.
The sunrise in Haiti was especially hot. Our team of 39 of doctors, nurses, EMTs, and humanitarians had pitched our tents at the New Life Children’s home, an orphanage just a few minutes’ drive from the Port-au-Prince airport.
I was already in a state of disbelief at my commencement ceremony in 2004. After four years of hard work, I could not believe I had finally reached this exciting turning point. But then one professor said something to astound me further: “You did it, girl — now come back and teach.”
Visiting Fiji for the first time and on a village tour through the remote areas of this beautiful island, I was struck by the sight of an old (nonworking) computer in an otherwise emptyclassroom at the Koroinasau Primary School.
The alarm goes off, the shades are not quite drawn, and the sun’s penetrating rays are now warming my eyes, gently saying “wake up.”
A perspective by Todd Coston from the Fall/Winter 2009 Issue of Colleague Alumni Magazine.
A perspective by Gail Wilburn from the Fall/Winter 2009 Issue of Colleague Alumni Magazine.
A perspective by Nicole Johnson from the Fall/Winter 2009 Issue of Colleague Alumni Magazine.
A perspective by Dr. Rene Hernandez-Cardenache from the Spring/Summer 2009 Issue of Colleague Alumni Magazine.