April 2011 Blog Posts (11)

BUDRUS: Award winning documentary added to Int'l Seminar

I recently shared information about this "day of international inspiration" in NY - however, today, I was able to officially add the award winning documentary - BUDRUS - the agenda (including a Q&A with someone from Just Vision!)  Nicolas Kristof called this documentary "the must see documentary of the year."

Please read the updated schedule and pass it along to anyone in the northeast (US).  We are hoping for a passionate crowd and a lot of dialogue!…


Added by Missy Gluckmann on April 30, 2011 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Teachers looking for Skyping partners for quick contact

 One of the Primary Schools (very young students from about 5 years old to 9 years old) does a big project called "Trip around the World".  They study a country all year and then decorate their school and present what they have learned.

We would love to be able to make contact with some of the countries if possible - to be able to do a short Skype conversation with those time zones that worked would be perfect!

Project presentation week is June 6-10 and our countries this…


Added by Sharon Betts on April 30, 2011 at 9:46am — 1 Comment


Is the humanity now is concerned after confronting with the horrors of "Battered Japan" and many such incidents (unreported) and the most recent one of Twisters and flash floods in Southern USA which have left over 250 people dead since friday(28 April 2011) which is one of the worst storms to slam USA in years flattened buildings and overturned vehicles with more than 300 tornadoes and floods leaving a trail of destruction. Climate is changing beyond all predictions and forecasts across the…


Added by Prof. Fani Bhusan Das on April 30, 2011 at 1:53am — 1 Comment

Teachable Moments - The 10 year "anniversary" of 9/11

I wrote this piece about teachable moments for the 10th anniversary of 9/11.  Would greatly appreciate your feedback:






Added by Missy Gluckmann on April 28, 2011 at 10:27pm — No Comments


Global Education Gateway (GEG) is an award winning program that connect schools, students, teachers, organizations, and individuals globally via multi-points video-conference technology, skype, and other internet tools. We empower people to become fully engaged citizens of the world. GEG programs are school curricula and education standards.


Our all year round programs that link schools and groups in Africa and other parts of the world include but not limited to:… Continue

Added by Phil Darko on April 27, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

International Inspiration - Seminar (June 8)

Melibee Global Presents:  A Day of International Inspiration (June 8, 2011)

Please join us for a day of International Inspiration!  This one day event is designed to inspire international educators, administrators,  faculty, students, communities - anyone who cares about the world that we live in.  Therefore, please forward this email to anyone who may be  interested.

This innovative event is priced to be…


Added by Missy Gluckmann on April 26, 2011 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Water Born Diseases in Pakistan

One of the greatest problems in Pakistan is the availability and access to clean water. This not only limits agricultural production and industrial growth, but it is also the leading cause of disease and child mortality in the country. People, particularly in the rural areas, do not have access to clean drinking water. By resorting to drinking from the locally available water sources, the poor people are plagued with water-borne diseases, which is an immense financial burden in health care…


Added by Saharo Welfare Organization on April 26, 2011 at 2:25am — No Comments

Melibee Global 1 Day Seminar: A Day of International Inspiration

More info to come, but please mark your calendar for June 8 (9:30 - 4 pm).  This event is co-sponsored by Melibee Global and SUNY Purchase College in NY.

Confirmed speakers:

Aman Ali: Co-founder of the 30 mosques project

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin: Author of "Green Deen"



1) there is a special rate for recently laid off educators.  Pls email me for details at…


Added by Missy Gluckmann on April 23, 2011 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Globalisation and Global Education

Yes, we are in an era of Globalisation. It is time now to evaluate the outcomes of Globalisation. "MONEY" is the culture of Globalisation- earn more money to buy coflicts, tension, unhappiness, violence etc. Is it the objective of Globalisation? Father is dead, but the son has no time to see his dead father to perform the last rites as he is busy with his global company. Is it Globalisation? If it is, then we have to rethink and reeducate about Globalisation. Global education be…


Added by Prof. Fani Bhusan Das on April 23, 2011 at 12:56am — No Comments

Use of Technology in K-12 Setting!

Hello fellow educators!!! I'm Graduate student in the United States and we have an assignment to interview educators from other countries to see how they use Technology in education.  If you would like to participate please do!!!  I also would really like if their are educators from Brazil!





Added by Kathryn Riddick on April 19, 2011 at 1:41pm — 2 Comments

World Savvy Hosts Exchange Program to Bangladesh!

Apply Now for World Savvy’s Exchange Program to Bangladesh!


Calling US educators and students interested in global climate change!


World Savvy is now accepting applications for participants in the American Youth Leadership Program to Bangladesh (sponsored by the US State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs). Applicants must live within 100 miles of the following three…


Added by Kelly Korenak on April 6, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments

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