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...

by Charlotte McGlone Touching down in Guatemala after a long day of traveling is one of my favorite feelings in the world. You see the huge mountaintops rising on either side of you as you skim low over the colorful homes...

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