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A Season of Growth

Welcome, Spring! As dormant plants grow anew, seedlings sprout, trees boast fresh buds, and hibernating animals awake, Spring is a season of possibility, of beginnings, of promise. Spring sunshine paired with spring rains tend to wash away the dust — reviving ...

In The Field

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Common Ground for Climate Change Education

We have been sharing our successes with tech education in the Global South for some time now – remote hotspots for education, digital libraries, classroom tablets. But in case... We have been sharing our successes with tech education in the Global South for some time now – remot...

In Canada, In The Field

Traditional Knowledge-Sharing Across Cultures

It was a whirlwind tour that ended less than three weeks ago – but the memories will last a lifetime! The FIT-funded knowledge sharing tour across Canada made an incredible im... It was a whirlwind tour that ended less than three weeks ago – but the memories will last a lifetime...

In Canada, Travel Stories

Time waits for no one. #AboutTime

As time passes, so do opportunities to educate children who are diverted away from classrooms if the infrastructure, the resources, and the teachers are not equipped to delive... As time passes, so do opportunities to educate children who are diverted away from classrooms if the...

In The Field

Knowledge sharing; Promoting innovation

Photo Credit: L’Art de Capter by Josiane Farand A very successful event was recently held by Change for Children (in cooperation with Nicaragua’s Ministry of Education a... Photo Credit: L’Art de Capter by Josiane Farand A very successful event was recently held by C...

In The Field

Teaching into Summertime

Five Alberta teachers who traded suburban classrooms for pickup truck commutes up hillsides to rural Guatemala schools have returned from two weeks of sharing space, sharing i... Five Alberta teachers who traded suburban classrooms for pickup truck commutes up hillsides to rural...

In The Field, Travel Stories

Mothers make it happen

Going the extra mile. Making the sacrifices. Shouldering the worry. Lifting the weak. Celebrating the successes. Providing the comfort. Making it happen. All of it. Moms. It&#... Going the extra mile. Making the sacrifices. Shouldering the worry. Lifting the weak. Celebrating th...

In The Field

Wild spaces. Wildly vulnerable.

The list of wild things in the Bosawás Biosphere Reserve is long. Sure, I have seen the turtles (cute as they are), and revered the crocodiles (from the safety of the boat), a... The list of wild things in the Bosawás Biosphere Reserve is long. Sure, I have seen the turtles (cut...

In The Field

Every Action Counts

We are welcomed by a brave boy who stands before us and invites us into the sanctity of his schoolyard outside Marcala, Honduras, to show us his school’s safe water syst... We are welcomed by a brave boy who stands before us and invites us into the sanctity of his schoolya...

In The Field

Nothing Wasted

In the company of Maya-Mam women in Comitancillo, Guatemala, the predisposition to being mindful of means is clear. As evidenced by dry cornstalk fences and locally-woven text... In the company of Maya-Mam women in Comitancillo, Guatemala, the predisposition to being mindful of ...

In The Field

One Community's Water

Two machete-wielding guides lead the way. Two more position themselves in the back. The route between San Andres and the ojo de agua (the community’s water source) starts at t... Two machete-wielding guides lead the way. Two more position themselves in the back. The route betwee...

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