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Make a list. Check it twice. Leave No One Behind.

Visiting all corners of the world in a single night (in a flying sleigh, no less) is indeed impressive. And it takes a little magic. Working in partnership with communities in... Visiting all corners of the world in a single night (in a flying sleigh, no less) is indeed impressi...

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Construction Season in the Bosawas

It is often said that Canada has two seasons – Winter and Road Construction. And although it is winter here now (or it will be soon!), it is construction season in the B... It is often said that Canada has two seasons – Winter and Road Construction. And although it i...

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Technology for Gender Equality

Technology in the Bosawas has the potential to empower youth and prepare them for success in the future knowledge economy. In addition to its potential to improve educational ... Technology in the Bosawas has the potential to empower youth and prepare them for success in the fut...

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Teachers are Key to Successful Tech

Great technology alone is not the answer to education. But technology in the hands of a great teacher can transport a classroom enthusiastically into the unknown! Teacher trai... Great technology alone is not the answer to education. But technology in the hands of a great teache...

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Offline Learners Connect to the World's Knowledge

In the company of a representative from the Ministry of Education, Change for Children’s team travels to remote communities in Nicaragua’s Bosawas Biosphere Reserve only acces... In the company of a representative from the Ministry of Education, Change for Children’s team travel...

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Healthy Diets for a #zerohunger World

With the introduction of modern seed-breeding programs, many farmers are now reliant on commercial seed companies who produce a few dominant and patented types. In Bella Vista... With the introduction of modern seed-breeding programs, many farmers are now reliant on commercial s...

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Unscripted and Unstoppable

“More girls today are attending and completing school, fewer are getting married or becoming mothers while still children, and more are gaining the skills they need to e... “More girls today are attending and completing school, fewer are getting married or becoming m...

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Quality Education Through Continued Collaboration

This summer, through a partnership between the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) and Change For Children, a team of six Alberta teachers traveled to indigenous communities i... This summer, through a partnership between the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) and Change For Ch...

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Gravity with Gravitas

In Pellizco Central, the water committee is learning to use tablets to communicate with their municipal government, to track water usage in their community, and to continue th... In Pellizco Central, the water committee is learning to use tablets to communicate with their munici...

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'Online' off the beaten path

Though I walk into the Taltimiche school classroom brandishing my own zoom lens and manual camera in addition to the smartphone in my pocket, it is I who ends up being the one... Though I walk into the Taltimiche school classroom brandishing my own zoom lens and manual camera in...

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