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Join our educator tour of India 12/23-1/1!

Hello, great educators! I am co-leading an educator tour of India Dec. 23 - Jan. 1 with an excellent teacher travel organization, and still have room for a few more people. Please contact me if…Continue

Tags: India, opportunities, education, global, travel

Started Oct 18, 2012

Join our Education Bloggers group and Twitter Chat!

Hello Great Global Educators!Do you run an education blog or regularly write for one? If so, join our new Education Bloggers Facebook Group and weekly #EdBlogs Twitter Chat!The purpose of this…Continue

Tags: Twitter, Facebook, online, writing, blogs

Started May 6, 2012

First-person stories of Boston students traveling in China!

What's it like for a Boston high school student from El Salvador, Vietnam, Haiti, or Europe to travel through China for a week? Find out from these photo-filled first-person accounts of our journey,…Continue

Tags: student, travel, China, resources, reading

Started Mar 18, 2012

Seeking teachers in China for online penpal exchange
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Hello! Are you, or do you know of, teachers in China (with internet access) who want to join our new online penpal exchange project with 7th-12th grade students from Boston? This exchange will take…Continue

Tags: online, exchange, China, penpal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sushmita Hodges Aug 3, 2012.

 

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"Around the World "L"" Articles, Updated Daily!

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Profile Information

Title:
Teacher, Traveler, Blogger, Freelance Writer
Organization (if applicable):
www.TeachingTraveling.com
Are You an iEARN Member?
No
Location (City or Town):
Boston... and Around the World!
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
After 6 years of teaching high school English in Boston Public Schools, I took a year-long leave of absence to travel the world and to write, teach, and form world-wide educational connections!

Please take a look at the hundreds of articles and photos on my updated-daily blog at:

http://www.AroundTheWorldL.com/

and feel free to contact me if you want to use any articles with your students, or if you have an idea for a partnership!

I'm now back in Boston Public Schools, but maintain my blog, in addition to my new project, www.TeachingTraveling.com , which seeks to inspire more teachers to travel and more travelers to teach.
I am a:
teacher, consultant, other
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
Middle and High school English and Humanities, but experience with other ages
Web Site (if applicable):
http://www.TeachingTraveling.com/
Blog (if applicable):
http://www.AroundTheWorldL.com/
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
I'm seeking more teacher-travelers to profile for www.TeachingTraveling.com to inspire more teachers to travel and more travelers to teach!
Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish (advanced), French (beginner), Wild Hand Gestures
Twitter Name:
WorldLillie

Lillie Marshall's Blog

Africa Student Connection!

Hello, Oh Educators of the World!



I am currently in Ghana, West Africa for the next three months, working at the Youth Creating Change center of Sogakope and blogging daily about life and youth here.



If you have a moment, check out the articles at: http://www.AroundTheWorldL.com/



I think you may find this site useful for:



1) Pulling out short articles to use with students about the perceptions of… Continue

Posted on January 13, 2010 at 5:34pm

Engaging Around the World Articles for Teacher and Student Use!

Hello GEC! What a wonderful community this is!



My name is Lillie and I was a high school English teacher for six years in Boston Public Schools before flying out in August of 2009 to write, volunteer, and teach around the world. Part of my objective is to create articles that act as a window for students to peek into other cultures and develop a thirst for travel. Perhaps these articles could be useful to YOU!



If you are looking for engaging, photo-filled short pieces to… Continue

Posted on December 18, 2009 at 9:01am

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Join our educator tour of India 12/23-1/1!

Hello, great educators! I am co-leading an educator tour of India Dec. 23 - Jan. 1 with an excellent teacher travel organization, and still have room for a few more people. Please contact me if you're interested, and share with anyone else who might be!See More
Oct 18, 2012
Lillie Marshall posted a discussion

Join our educator tour of India 12/23-1/1!

Hello, great educators! I am co-leading an educator tour of India Dec. 23 - Jan. 1 with an excellent teacher travel organization, and still have room for a few more people. Please contact me if you're interested, and share with anyone else who might be!See More
Oct 18, 2012
Sushmita Hodges replied to Lillie Marshall's discussion Seeking teachers in China for online penpal exchange
"Hello Lillie, I teach  a senior elective course on India and China and I would like to find ways in which my students in St Paul Minnesota can engage in an online exchange with students in China. Age group 17-18 years. Please email me at…"
Aug 3, 2012
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Join our Education Bloggers group and Twitter Chat!

Hello Great Global Educators!Do you run an education blog or regularly write for one? If so, join our new Education Bloggers Facebook Group and weekly #EdBlogs Twitter Chat!The purpose of this movement is to unify Education Bloggers so we can share tips, resources, and ideas, and thus amplify our reach while building our skill set.An overview of the Education…See More
May 6, 2012
Lillie Marshall's discussion was featured

First-person stories of Boston students traveling in China!

What's it like for a Boston high school student from El Salvador, Vietnam, Haiti, or Europe to travel through China for a week? Find out from these photo-filled first-person accounts of our journey, and feel free to leave comments:Click here for the link to Student Stories of Travel to Beijing, China - Including the Great Wall!I've had a lot of success using these articles with other students…See More
Mar 19, 2012
Lillie Marshall posted a discussion

First-person stories of Boston students traveling in China!

What's it like for a Boston high school student from El Salvador, Vietnam, Haiti, or Europe to travel through China for a week? Find out from these photo-filled first-person accounts of our journey, and feel free to leave comments:Click here for the link to Student Stories of Travel to Beijing, China - Including the Great Wall!I've had a lot of success using these articles with other students…See More
Mar 18, 2012
Lillie Marshall commented on Rob Sbaglia's blog post Getting kids excited about their global audience
"So fabulous!"
Mar 18, 2012
Dr. Rita Oates replied to Lillie Marshall's discussion Seeking teachers in China for online penpal exchange
"Many parts of ePals are free, and it doesn't have advertising (as some "free" sites do) to distract students. Plan to attend an ePals 101 webinar that goes over the free offerings, from SchoolMail (for students), projects, global…"
Jan 6, 2012
Lillie Marshall replied to Lillie Marshall's discussion Seeking teachers in China for online penpal exchange
"Hi Rita! Thanks for the follow-up! Indeed, we have hit a bunch of snags, and epals does seem like a good option. Is the whole thing free? Thanks, Lillie"
Jan 5, 2012
Dr. Rita Oates replied to Lillie Marshall's discussion Seeking teachers in China for online penpal exchange
"Have you chosen a blog site that won't be blocked in China? A recent ISTE webinar discussed the challenges of finding a web 2.0 site that is allowed. One website that is allowed is ePals.  You can ask your Chinese partners…"
Jan 3, 2012
Lillie Marshall's discussion was featured

Seeking teachers in China for online penpal exchange

Hello! Are you, or do you know of, teachers in China (with internet access) who want to join our new online penpal exchange project with 7th-12th grade students from Boston? This exchange will take place in a blog format rather than involving individual emails, so it will create a resource for students around the world looking to learn about student life in China and America. Thanks!- Lillie Marshallwww.AroundTheWorldL.com…See More
Dec 1, 2011
Lillie Marshall posted a discussion

Seeking teachers in China for online penpal exchange

Hello! Are you, or do you know of, teachers in China (with internet access) who want to join our new online penpal exchange project with 7th-12th grade students from Boston? This exchange will take place in a blog format rather than involving individual emails, so it will create a resource for students around the world looking to learn about student life in China and America. Thanks!- Lillie Marshallwww.AroundTheWorldL.com…See More
Dec 1, 2011
Lillie Marshall's discussion was featured

10 Tips on International Penpal Exchanges

Hello Global Educators! After gaining many great Penpal partners from this site for the Ghana Penpal Exchange I was helping run earlier this year, I want to return the favor by passing along the overall reflection article, "10 Ways to Run a Successful International Penpal Exchange."  I hope it saves you from some of the ten zillion mistakes I made in the four months I…See More
Dec 15, 2010
Lillie Marshall posted a discussion

10 Tips on International Penpal Exchanges

Hello Global Educators! After gaining many great Penpal partners from this site for the Ghana Penpal Exchange I was helping run earlier this year, I want to return the favor by passing along the overall reflection article, "10 Ways to Run a Successful International Penpal Exchange."  I hope it saves you from some of the ten zillion mistakes I made in the four months I…See More
Dec 14, 2010
 
 
 

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