Volume IX – Summer 2006
Global Education: A Call for Connections
Written by Robin Hogan – The author emphasizes the need for schools to prepare students to thrive in an interconnected world.
Living and Learning in a Global Community
Written by Ann Nevin, Mary McNeil, and Jaime Kellogg – The authors discuss the positive benefits of a cross-cultural exchange aimed at enhancing participants’ subject knowledge, pedagogical skills, and dispositions towards new ways of teaching.
China Exchange Programs: Is Your School Ready?
Written by John Barry and Thomas Weatherby – Both teachers and students benefit from an exchange program that immerses them in Chinese culture and learning.
Parents Speak: Exploring Experiences of Meskhetian Turkish Russian Refugee Parents
Written by Marilyn Fellows Kellogg – A phenomenological study using narrative analysis explores the parenting challenges of a particular population of refugees, Meskhetian Turkish Russians, who have resettled in Manchester, New Hampshire.
What’s Cookin’ in Kindergarten?
Written by Gerard Buteau, Carrie Long, and Kim Anderson – Collaborative efforts among a kindergarten teacher, university professor, and undergraduate student result in a dramatic play unit that encourages the use of environmental print, experiential learning, and literacy skills in the kindergarten classroom.
The Arts for Everyone
Written by Emily Spear – The author shares stories that emphasize the powerful impact music and art can have in the education of diverse learners.
Giving Wings to Children’s Dreams
Written by James Elefante – Addressing the needs of all students at all levels while maintaining high academic standards results in the implementation of several student-centered programs.
The Power of Planning
Written by Julie Flynn – The author shows the importance of planning and continuity of purpose in relation to one school’s Literacy Action Plan.
A Modest Wish List
Written by David B. Ruedig – The Chair of the New Hampshire State Board of Education shares his ideas for improving education.