International Field Experience

Spring 2016

Morocco

   

In March, 15 U.S elementary and secondary school teachers  traveled to Morocco for a two-week field experience as a part of the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) program.  Check out the map above to see where our fellows have been!  The teachers have created blogs to document the TGC experience in Morocco - check out the links below!

 

William Adkins

 

During their time in Morocco, TGC fellows immersed themselves in the culture, history, and education system.

In-country consultant, Meriem Lahrizi
Rabat, Morocco
The selfie is universal!

 

 

Georgia 

 

In March, 12 U.S elementary and secondary school teachers  traveled to Georgia for a two-week field experience as a part of the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) program.  Check out the map above to see where our fellows have been!  The teachers have created blogs to document the TGC experience in Georgia - check out the links below!

 

 

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

Senegal

 

This April, 14 U.S elementary and secondary school teachers  traveled to Senegal for their international field experience. Check out the map to see where our fellows have been!  The teachers have created blogs to document the TGC experience in Senegal - check out the links below!



 

 
 





 

Summer 2015

Brazil



This June, 16 U.S Secondary School teachers  traveled to Brazil for a three-week field experience as a part of the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) program.  Check out the map above to see where our fellows have been!  The teachers have created blogs to document the TGC experience in Brazil - check out the links below!

Allison Weller

  

TGC Fellows & ILEP Alumni collaborate in Salvador!




U.S. & Brazilian teachers worked together on research questions and explored opportunities for classroom collaboration.
Even teachers have time for a selfie.




India






This June, 15 U.S Secondary School teachers  traveled to India for a three-week field experience as a part of the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) program.  Check out the map above to see where our fellows have been!  The teachers have created blogs to document the TGC experience in India- check out the links below!


Cinda Murray


During their first week in India, the TGC fellows participated in workshops on education, culture, politics, and society in India, facilitated by Maya Menon and The Teacher Foundation as well as Dr. Narindar Pani of the National Institute of Advanced Studies, and they visited public and private schools in Bengaluru (Bangalore), Karnataka. 
 
Maya Menon, Director at The Teacher Foundation, introduces fellows to education and culture in India. 



TGC fellows observe a state-run public primary school in Vasanth Nagar in Bengaluru. 

At the Shastry Memorial School in Bengaluru, TGC fellows meet with the principal and discuss the school structure, challenges and successes for the school.  
Observing classes at Shastry Memorial School in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

TGC fellows took turns learning a new game! Shastry Memorial School hosted a mini-tournament of Kabbadi. 

Erik Remsen gets an explanation of the rules of Kabbadi from Maya Menon before taking the field.

Robert Lurie and other TGC fellows took an opportunity on the sidelines to talk to the students
at Shastry Memorial about their goals and motivations. 

TGC fellows with The Teacher Foundation and administrators at Shastry Memorial School


TGC Fellows in India made big waves during their second week! From facilitating workshops and student panels on girls' empowerment, gender equity, preparing young leaders for a global economy, to leading professional development for teachers in differentiation or using art for behavior modification, to making headlines! Local and global impacts!


Erik Remsen talks to educators and municipal leaders in Malappuram, Kerala
about a pilot e-tutoring program in the municipality.  The first of its kind in India!
 

Jennifer Nekolny, Sarah Eaton, Sandra Brown, Robert Lurie and Erik Remsen are quickly becoming local celebrities for the work they are doing in Wandoor and Malappuram, Kerala. 

Robyn Doyle and Renee LaFurgey are interviewed by students at the Jubilee Hills Public School
in Hyderabad, Telangana.  The interview took a comparative look at the Indian and American education systems.





Robyn Doyle and Renee LaFurgey faciliating a workshop for students on preparing for a global economy.
Student leaders contributed by discussing leadership skills for global competence. 


Philippines 


This June, 14 U.S Secondary School teachers traveled to the Philippines for a three-week field experience as a part of the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) program. Check out the map above to see where our fellows went!  The teachers created blogs to provide more insight into their TGC experience in the Philippines - links below!



Glenda Savoy
Amanda Wallace
TGC received a warm welcome in the Philippines!

TGC fellows landed in Manila and hit the ground running with introductions to Filipino education, history and culture, visits to local public and private schools, panel discussions with local education leaders, and a visit to the American Embassy!

TGC Fellows meet with the Fulbright Commission









 During the second week of their fellowship, TGC fellows traveled to their host communities to get a more in-depth experience of the education system and life in the Philippines.  Teachers gave presentations, co-taught with their Filipino host teachers, worked with students, and saw the beautiful countryside!











 

Spring 2015

Morocco


Our 12 U.S Secondary School teachers  have completed their experience in Morocco as a part of the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) program! 


Here they are on their first full day in-country at the Moroccan-American Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange.  

The teachers have created blogs to provide more insight into their TGC experience in the Morocco:
Angela Osuji
 Fellows participating in panel discussions about 
         American and Moroccan education. 
Amie Gabel works with students at an
International Baccalaureate School in Rabat

Hina Patel works with a student at an
International Baccalaureate school in Rabat.
   

    

The TGC Fellows visited the École Normale Supérieure for a panel with teacher trainers and trainees, and a meeting with the President of the Moroccan Association of Teachers of English, Mr. Nourddine Bendouqi. 




Georgia 






 












12 U.S Secondary School teachers  have returned from their field experience in The Republic of Georgia as a part of the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) program.  Check out the map above to see where our fellows went!  The teachers have created blogs to provide more insight into their TGC experience in Georgia:



Here are some photos from the first few days of their journey, spent in Tiblisi:
Fellows learning about the Georgian education system



Anya Wislocki talking with students.

On the first few days of the trip in  Tiblisi, the TGC fellows stayed very busy!  They visited Public School #165 and TEA Alumna Nino Sekhniashvili, participated in a panel discussion with local education leaders and met with the Ministry of Education and Science, they had a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Georgia, and spent time with our consultant Eka Kupunia learning about Georgian education, history and culture. 

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