My encounter with Theodora represents the breadth of opportunity in taking the unconventional route - better known as the road less traveled.Read More
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Similar to the airplane mode on a smartphone preventing signal interference for airline pilots, our Airplane Zone focuses on preventing negative influences that could deter WellTraveled Scholars from their travel ambitions.Read More
...as global citizens, we are all on the same team and should be accountable for one another. We all want the same thing: a happy, healthy and successful life with family and friends to share it with. Therefore, it is our responsibility to lift one another as we climb this mountain called LIFE.Read More
When asked how her experience benefited her as an educator and entrepreneur, Barbara replied, “Everyone is the same. Everyone wants to be treated with dignity, respect, and appreciation. However, how those qualities are delivered are very culturally driven”.Read More
Remember that your expenses should never EVER be greater than your income. Instead of taking a week-long trip to Paris, try taking a less expensive trip locally - at least until you have enough funds to pay for a more extravagant one.Read More
What we found to be most interesting about David was his ability to connect his students to students at Likan-Antay C-30 High School in Chile through STEM. The partnership between the two classrooms focuses on STEM “maker projects” and astronomy outreach.Read More
Summer is 14 days away. If your students and/or children are looking for something to do, I recommend that they try learning a language. You never know, they might end up surprising you come Fall!Read More
The disregard of our unique differences made me think about a philosophy that I had learned while in South Africa: “Ubuntu”. I wanted my nieces to understand the importance of this word and apply it to their daily lives.Read More
Unfortunately, this thought process - also known as emotional reasoning - can eventually develop into a self-fulfilling prophecy affecting our education, our family relationships, and even our ability to experience culture around the world.Read More
Many of us encounter those inner thoughts that tell us that we cannot accomplish a goal or be successful in pursuing our dreams. We may say words like “I can’t do that”, “I can’t follow my passion because…” or like the 5th grader wrote, “I am not smart enough”.Read More
Engaging in projects outside the classroom, enhanced my learning experiences and encouraged me to think abstractly. It is important to go outside the textbook and even the classroom, to give students practical experiences. This allows them to apply what they are learning to real life, and is what authentic learning is all about!Read More
...I eventually came to the realization that I was only hurting myself in the end. I knew that I needed to take corrective actions and find the perfect solution to face my fears. I needed to abandon my own comfort zone and venture out into what I call the “ZONE OF THE UNKNOWN”.Read More
As I began to point to the various countries, I saw their faces light up with excitement. I remembered being that young and curious. I could only imagine how excited I would have been to engage with someone who participated in such a unique opportunity.Read More
...I also understand the social responsibility that also comes with such a privilege. As a young person who has been fortunate to travel different parts of the world, I must utilize these experiences to inspire other youth to expand their horizons beyond their local communities.Read More