Learning in Global Communities Blog

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Infographics for Younger Students

Infographics. I have always loved them! And now I know why. An infographic is a visual representation of data. Simon Rogers, author of infographic books for children, in his post, The Kids are All Bright:...

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Changing the World One Story at a Time.

Digital storytelling is simply storytelling. According to Robert McKee, Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.  Simon Sinek says, “Stories are attempts to share our values and beliefs. Storytelling...

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Presentation: Zen Style

This week we are talking about how to zen up our presentations based on the well known book Zen Presentation by Garr Reynolds. Here is a great short video that summarizes the points in...

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Community

We’ve been on a school break but on Monday I get to step into my international classroom and do what I do everyday: train little hearts and minds to be proactive, positive, wise and compassionate...

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Coetail Blog Makeover: Take 1

It’s been a perfect week to delve into visual literacy. It’s the Tet holiday and I’m in Phuket, Thailand enjoying views like this with my family: Visual images are powerful. I am no expert in...