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Children’s Literature Promoting Global Citizenship
9 months ago

Children’s Literature Promoting Global Citizenship

The world’s future depends on our children’s ability to approach cultural differences with openness and curiosity, and to appreciate and embrace the beauty and intrigue of “otherness.” -Jaimie Scanlon, …
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The Key Isn’t Empty Reward But Thoughtful Encouragement
1 year ago

The Key Isn’t Empty Reward But Thoughtful Encouragement

A lot of commentary about the educational system in America will focus on effort-based reward systems, which is a partial vestige of the highly controversial and derided “No Child Left …
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Teachers Are A Gift To Society As They Pass On Knowledge
2 years ago

Teachers Are A Gift To Society As They Pass On Knowledge

“It’s a very ancient saying, but a true and honest thought that if you become a teacher, by your pupils you’ll be taught” – The King & I (1956)

We’ve …
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Education is Changing, But Is It Fast Enough? Time To Foster Critical Thinking
2 years ago

Education is Changing, But Is It Fast Enough? Time To Foster Critical Thinking

Tutoring high school students after I took a break from college changed everything for me. I gained a lot of perspective from teaching students who were excited about being there–as excited …
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Creating Hope for a New Future: Educating Cambodia’s Poorest Children
2 years ago

Creating Hope for a New Future: Educating Cambodia’s Poorest Children

Along the Tonle Sap River in Cambodia lies the rural fishing village of Prek Pneu where small, wooden boats drape the channel in a wave of colorful hues. Bamboo poles …
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The Power of Working with Boys and Girls, Together
2 years ago

The Power of Working with Boys and Girls, Together

The international development community is very focused on women and girls these days. And rightly so. Around the world, girls have been neglected and discriminated against, abused and worse for …
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Why International Literacy Day Is Important
2 years ago

Why International Literacy Day Is Important

If you find yourself perusing the Conscious Magazine website, or any modern day media publication at that, it is more than likely you grew up with a surplus of reading …
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Top 5 Colleges For Social Entrepreneurial Careers
2 years ago

Top 5 Colleges For Social Entrepreneurial Careers

Do you want to be a social entrepreneur? As an agent of change, there are some additional skills you may want to master at either the undergraduate or graduate level …
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Why Gender Equality Is A Conversation For Every Classroom
2 years ago

Why Gender Equality Is A Conversation For Every Classroom

According to UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics estimation in 2012, while there are 62 million girls out of school around the world, there are still also 59 million boys out of …
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Will Technology Replace Our Teachers?
2 years ago

Will Technology Replace Our Teachers?

The rapid decline of technology costs and the strong push for it to be included in the modern classroom has rekindled a decades-old debate: Will technology replace teachers?

At Impact …
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Think Global And Act Local. 4 Reasons to Hire Locally
2 years ago

Think Global And Act Local. 4 Reasons to Hire Locally

Impact Network has been working with rural schools in Zambia for over five years. We take care of everything that a school needs to operate – providing school supplies, hiring …
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Active Learning for a Global Education
3 years ago

Active Learning for a Global Education

In 2009, Impact Network began building schools in rural Zambia to bring educational access to out-of-school children. By 2011, we had built 5 schools that we handed …
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Education Doesn’t Only Happen in the Classroom
3 years ago

Education Doesn’t Only Happen in the Classroom

Editor’s Note: Read the Elephant Branded feature here to learn about their mission to support Education in Africa and Asia. 

In my last article, I mentioned the importance of education …
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The Need for Quality Education as the Means of Protection and Prevention in Cambodia
3 years ago

The Need for Quality Education as the Means of Protection and Prevention in Cambodia

After the devastation of the Khmer Rouge in the 70’s followed by 13 years of civil war, Cambodia was left with ransacked schools, little resources, and a handful of qualified …
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Impact Network is Reinventing Education in Rural Africa
3 years ago

Impact Network is Reinventing Education in Rural Africa

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Interview with Reshma Patel, Executive Director at Impact Network – From Volunteer to Executive Director

Discover the culture, people, and community in …
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Lack of School Equipment For Children. If We Make a Change – They Get a Chance
3 years ago

Lack of School Equipment For Children. If We Make a Change – They Get a Chance

Editor’s Note: Read the Elephant Branded feature here to learn about their mission to support Education in Africa and Asia. 

Before you spend some time on this …
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The Reality of Illiteracy in America is Alarming. One Teacher’s Mission to Not Give up on Kids
3 years ago

The Reality of Illiteracy in America is Alarming. One Teacher’s Mission to Not Give up on Kids

When an elementary school teacher with 40 years of service calls a brand new school program “the highlight of her career,” it’s time to sit up and …
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