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Maker-Centered Learning Prepares Students for 21st Century Challenges

How would your education have looked different if you were encouraged to take risks and learn from your mistakes? If instead of worksheets and tests, you were given a problem...
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Students Write, Create, Remix New Music in Songwriters’ Club

How do we deal with the many feelings we experience while stuck at home and living through a pandemic? For some GVP students, the answer is through songwriting. A new...
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February is Black History Month. So is every month of the year.

I grew up in a small, predominantly white town outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I honestly don’t recall Black History being a part of what we learned in February, or the...
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Celebrating Our Habitat in GVP’s Second Virtual Authors’ Tea of the Year!

Global Village Project’s second Virtual Authors’ Tea of the year focused on the theme “Celebrating Our Habitat” in honor of GVP students’ completion of the Habitats integrated learning unit. During...
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Teaching During COVID-19: A Q&A with Dr. Amy Pelissero

We’re now more than two months into a school year that has been entirely reshaped by a global pandemic. While Global Village Project’s hybrid model includes one day on-site for...
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GVP Begins Twelfth School Year Amid Pandemic

On Monday, August 17th, Global Village Project began its twelfth school year, transformed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Like many schools across the country, Global Village Project decided to continue...
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GVP Teachers Bring Black Lives Matter to the Classroom

As the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Rayshard Brooks have sparked national outrage and weeks of protest, conversations about race are more critical than ever -...
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Team Effort and Tech Make for Remote Learning Success

In a game of charades via Zoom, Ms. Anne Garbarino mimes brushing her hair to evoke a character from the fairy tales learning unit. “Rapunzel!” come the triumphant shouts from...
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Rising Scholars Engage in Service and Leadership

“People feel better and comfortable when they feel loved,” says a Global Village Project student. In a virtual meeting, the students of GVP’s inaugural Rising Scholars Society are brainstorming about...
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Teaching in the Time of Corona: A Reflection from Anne Garbarino

Anne Garbarino is the Form 2 & 3 English Language Arts teacher & Literacy Coordinator at Global Village Project, a school for refugee girls. "Ping!" "Ping, Ping, Ping!" Has become the...