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Eight Education and Parenting Mandates for America, the Failing

Changing our misguided educational practices In politically turbulent times, when we are inundated with conspiracy  theories, identity politics, tribalism, political correctness, extremism, fake news, and so much more, America is failing our children—our future. How do we address the needs of children that are getting lost within our confusion and tumult? Read more… by Teru Clavel,… Read More Eight Education and Parenting Mandates for America, the Failing

Book reviews

The Global Nomad’s Guide: Speaks in Simple Practical Steps

Quick speaks in simple, practical steps, reinforcing complicated or abstract concepts with application or a recommended direct action. Only a few pages pass at a time without a tip, a piece of easy advice, or a reassuring nudge forward – making it a perfect resource for attention-strapped students, or a quick reference for those in… Read More The Global Nomad’s Guide: Speaks in Simple Practical Steps

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Safe Passage: Highly Recommended for Anyone Working with TCKs

Safe Passage is essential for any international school wanting to create their own transition program.  Not only for schools though as I also found it a helpful read for expat parents.  Ota offers parental tips aimed at easing your child transition – including assessing your own responses to making a new transition.  In summary, I highly… Read More Safe Passage: Highly Recommended for Anyone Working with TCKs

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Safe Passage, Essential Reading for Any International School

This book is essential for any international school wanting to create their own transition program.  Not only for schools though as I also found it a helpful read for expat parents.  Ota offers parental tips aimed at easing your child transition – including assessing your own responses to making a new transition.  In summary, I… Read More Safe Passage, Essential Reading for Any International School

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A Useful Guide for Schools

I see “Safe Passage” becoming a useful guide for schools and expats worldwide.  The major lesson I will take away from this book is that our family needs to be its own transitions team.  I think we do that pretty well as it is – but it is always possible to improve. More…

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A Mandatory Read

Even as a parent of children who have been in the international school system in different countries, Safe Passage is an intense book, yet it should be a mandatory read for all staff of international schools. Helping to ease children through the transitional phase, central in expat lifestyles, is crucial in ensuring these children are… Read More A Mandatory Read