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Tara Nuth Kajtaniak
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Teacher of English and Global Studies. TGC Fellow. Passionate about global education, innovative thinking in education, and teacher-leadership.
Teacher of English and Global Studies. TGC Fellow. Passionate about global education, innovative thinking in education, and teacher-leadership.

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Help Me Bring Refugee Stories to My Classroom from Norway
A year ago, my family in Finnmark, Norway, welcomed refugees from Afghanistan to their tiny Arctic Norwegian community. The initial group of refugees
have since moved on, but there is talk of establishing a permanent
refugee residence in the old boarding...

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Blog Post #2: Favorite holiday/celebration
What is your family's favorite celebration?  Explain what you do on that
day and share a favorite memory from a holiday celebration.

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Teaching Violent Conflict to Secondary Students: 6 Learning Objectives
A few years ago, when I set out to write my master's thesis ("A Pedagogical Framework for Global Citizenship Education: Teaching Violent Conflict to Secondary Students"), I had no idea how timely, important, and relevant they would continue to be. One piec...

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Poetry without borders: Bacolod writes back!
As many of you know, Fortuna High 10th grade Global Studies students collaboratively composed a poem and contributed art and photographs to a giant poem/collage that I
brought with me in my suitcase to the Philippines on my trip with the State Department's...

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Where We're From: A poem takes a trip to the Philippines
Sure, it's easy to send a poem to anyone in the world via email, blog, SMS, or any of the other millions of high-tech apps out there in cyber space.   This poem, however, is traveling old-school...in a suitcase. I'm headed to the Philippines in three days w...

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Understanding + Communication = Trust: Cross-cultural blogging helps students challenge their own assumptions
Lack of Understanding + Lack of Communication = Lack of Trust How many conflicts in the world can we trace back to that seemingly simple equation?  When people do not understand each other and they don't communicate with one another, then it makes it diffic...

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The most important rationale for global education can only be seen from within in the classroom
"Nuth, there is nothing you are going to be able to teach me
in this class that's going to make me like Arabs," remarked Austin.   He was one of my more outspoken sophomores, and he said this rather enthusiastically immediately after I passed out The Arab-...
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