written by Jennifer McGloneIf you happen to follow the New York Times, you would have read on January 29 an editorial by US Vice President Joe Biden about Central America. Justifying his request for $1 billion in aid, he described this...

written by Jenny Goldner     “Amor y Esperanza” As the name states, this school is based on love and hope. What an appropriate title for the Teachers2Teachers-International trip to Quito, Ecuador. There is so much I could talk about in regards to this...

written by Sarah Friedman We held our first Open House for Teachers2Teachers-International on January 16, 2015. Our newly renovated office suite, complete with conference room and T2T-I mural, is now officially open to those who would like to come by for a visit. Approximately thirty teachers...

In November, we held a workshop with some teachers in Antigua. Here’s a post from Common Hope, our hosts for the event: http://www.commonhope.org/2015/01/09/a-successful-workshop-in-antigua-focused-on-teaching-math/ We will be working one-on-one with these teachers later this summer. If you’d like to be a part of...

by Charlotte McGlone Belize is very different from the other Central American countries I’ve visited. The Belizeans have traded sprawling cities for small jungle towns, large commercialized malls for intimate local restaurants, luxury homes and hotels for huts roofed with palm...

“I think I can be a friend of mathematics and enjoy them.” These are the words of a teacher who earlier in the day felt “kind of confused and unmotivated.” Partnering with the non-profit organization Common Hope, I invited Carlos Lopez...

Boarding the airplane after our long week in Haiti, I looked at the surrounding hills and endless ocean. I thought how massive and different they appeared sweeping, green mountains that leveled straight into the blue. Since I had come straight...

   (Charlotte McGlone and Chadd McGlone in Guatemala 2013) The point in a person’s story when everything changes can arrive like a typhoon or a gentle breeze. Sometimes it is only in hindsight that a person can isolate the exact moment when life...

by Candace White, Chapel Hill, N.C. Over the course of two days at one particular school in Uganda, I marveled at teachers who captivated and challenged their students with what little resources they may have had. I watched some of the children...