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Students need hope. Students need dreams. Here’s why…

“They can’t see the future,” says Adriana Cortés. Cortés is the director of Fundación Comunitario del Bajío, a nonprofit that initiates...

 

Math is universal… and high fives matter everywhere

Some of the most profound moments in my life — those epiphany moments — can be traced back to an...

 

Making the impossible possible: My journey from Guatemala to teaching in the classrooms of North Carolina

I was born in Guatemala and lived there for 15 years. I am the oldest of five children — four...

 

From the classroom to the community, learning about integrated development and the value of dignity

Meet Adriana Cortés, the director of Fundación Comunitario del Bajío since it was founded in 1998 in Irapuato. The Fundación...

 

My walk of empathy: A teacher’s journey to better understand her students

Three years ago, a group of students found me. They showed up at my door every single day. Sometimes they...

 

Weighing in on water policy

On our trip to Mexico, 42 teachers from North Carolina are learning and thinking about water and water policy in...

 

Water security for our students and schools in Mexico and beyond

Sebastian Reyes is nine years old. He is in the third grade. He wants to be a doctor. But between...

 

42 North Carolina teachers travel to Mexico to learn and lead: ‘We are learnists’

Christine Preddy teaches science in 7th grade at A.L. Stanback in Orange County Schools. About 50% of her students are...