My teaching abroad experiences started in Taiwan. After completing my TEFL training, I decided I wanted to work in Asia and so moved to Taichung, Taiwan. I began working for Season Arts Elementary School. I chose this learning community because
Teachers in Surabaya, Indonesia and Sydney, Australia believe that dispelling stereotypes is a continuous practice that should begin in elementary school. Both teachers partnered their Grade 5 and 6 students for a digital cultural exchange with
Grade 11 students from Peru studying in an English program were paired up with a mixed grade high school class studying Environmental Science from North Dakota, USA. The main goal of the exchange was to discuss the food aspect of their cultures.
One of our favorite types of exchanges to manage at Know My World is across the social and cultural differences of age groups. During the January to June 2017 EveryWorld Initiative, high school students from Pekanbaru, Indonesia and
By Toti Jean Marc Yale, President of EEFY, NGO My name is Toti Jean Marc Yale. I’m holder of B.A got at the Faculty of Letters, Arts and Humanity at Felix Houphouet Boigny. I live in Cote d’Ivoire, a country of the West Africa. I’m also the Ceo
by Genevieve Murphy, Co-Founder, Know My World Recently I had the privilege of attending the 2017 East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS) Teacher’s Conference in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The theme this year was “Connecting
How can partners from very different regions of the world work together to increase sustainable agriculture? Primary school students in Hong Kong and Tanzania decided to find out! Students in Tanzania live in a rural community where farming off
Food production and nutrition vary around the world. Available resources, cultural palettes and concepts of body nourishment are all reasons humans consume differently. An after-school program of 9-14 year-old students in Ivory Coast and a 5th