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February 2017

A Cross-Cultural Education

Two summers ago, my amazing wife, Amy, and I traveled to Poland for a literacy research conference. To be honest, Poland wasn’t [...]

Our Culture Shock: Practical Advice for Teaching International Students from Honor-Shame Cultures

In 2001 I taught American literature at a university in Central Asia. It was my first year living overseas, and the experience [...]

Following God’s Call to Indonesia: An Interview with Holli Moote

Holli Moote is a graduate of Trinity Christian College who did her student teaching at Sekolah Pelita Harapan (SPH; “School of Light [...]

Learning from Our Neighbors: Christian Schools in Latin America

We have reason to be grateful for the long and thoughtful tradition of Christian education in North America. In addition, as the [...]

A World Away, But Still Home

To say that following God’s call to a Christian international school in Tokyo, Japan, was daunting would be an understatement. I grew [...]

Wanted: Christian Schools to Host Chinese Students

In the past few years, due partly to its proximity to the Pacific coast, our school, Bellevue Christian, has been flooded with [...]

Welcoming International Students: One School’s Approach

It seems that with the start of each new school year, the number of international students in my classes increases.  Names like [...]

Gaining a Global Perspective

We started our discussion with the following two questions. First, what are you doing in your school to help your students connect [...]

A Day in the Life

While this is my first year teaching language arts, it is my fourth year at the American School of Guatemala (ASG). ASG [...]

Slouching Toward Bedlam: Admission Impossible, or International Treasure

The entire faculty gathered in the staff room immediately after school. It was rare for Bentley VanderHaar, the principal of Bedlam Christian, [...]