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Green Teacher 37, Feb-Mar 1994


Casa Guatemala: A 15-year school project by Robert Carkner
For these British Columbian schools, twinning with an orphanage in Guatemala has put life and experience into the concept of global education.

Notes from Belize by Lois Barber

Notes from Mauritius by Beejadhur Sewumber

Notes from Indonesia by Haryono

Un autre pays dans ma classe by Bernice Marcoux
Le jumelage est une expérience enrichissante qui ammène le monde dans nos classes.

North-South twinning: dos & dont’s by Rose Marie Sackela

Kanata’s kids by Joe McLellan
The KIDS FROM KANATA telecommunications program offers students a chance to learn about issues affecting First Nations.

North of 66 by Basil Favaro, Ian Forsyth
An innovative teacher training course twins student teachers with First Nations classes in the North.

On-line in Patagonia by Adriana Vilela, Susana Rossio
Overcoming a lack of infrastructure and a case of computer-phobia is worth the effort. Once in place, telecommunications strengthen a school’s link with the community, the region and the world.

On-line in New York by David Egan
The I*EARN network creates an international classroom in which students work together on global education projects and literary and current events publications.

On-line in the third grade by Shari Solberg-Ayers

Setting up your own network by Indu Varma
Setting up your own telecommunications projects gives a sense of ownership and may be the best way to link students’ electronic explorations with specific curriculum objectives.

Testing the waters by Eileen Conroy
The Trent Valley Global Rivers Project and the interdisciplinary studies of one extraordinary class.

The Saginaw River Project by Jo Ann Pelkki
What began as a water testing project has become a pathway to a town’s history, culture and community.

School twinning projects

Yukon Ho by Victor Elderton
Summer Institute in Environmental Studies and Education in the Yukon

El Salvador Journal by Anne Pollard
Canada – El Salvador Education and Development Association’s summer delegation to El Salvador

Healthy Schools: Hands off! Using art materials safely by Linda Cuddy

And as always, over 20 new educational resources are profiled and evaluated in this issue of Green Teacher.

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