Category Archives: Global Education

Where does beauty fit in?

As a member of the Mastery Transcript Consortium, Westtown is exploring what we value and how to assess it. Yesterday, the faculty team focused on these discussions had its first meeting. Towards the end, as we were discussing how one … Continue reading

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Award-winning Environmentalist and Triciclos founder visits Religion Class

Westtown faculty strive to bring the world to our students just as much as we work to send our students out into the world. Kevin Eppler shared this report about a recent visitor to his Business and Society Class. This … Continue reading

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Realizing our Vision: Educating to our Mission

Westtown School graduated its first cohort of students who successfully completed our Deep Dive Certificate Program.  Starting six years ago I clerked two different committees over four years and worked with a number of other wonderfully creative and committed teachers … Continue reading

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SXSWedu — A Great Place for Educators

By Oscar Sosa In March, I had the opportunity to attend the South by Southwest Education Conference and Festival (#SXSWedu) in Austin, TX. The SXSWedu is a component of the South by Southwest (SXSW®) family of conferences and festivals that … Continue reading

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From Mandalas to dance in Hinduism to morality in animals: The CSEE and AAR/SBL conferences are a big ecumenical tent

By Kristen Johnson and Brian Blackmore During the first weekend of the November break, Kristen and Brian went to Atlanta to attend two conferences: The Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education’s (CSEE) Annual gathering of Religion Teachers in Second Schools … Continue reading

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NSTA — WT Science Teachers Connect in Philadelphia

Philadelphia has a long history of being a center for scientific research from the days of Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush and the founding of the American Philosophical Society through to the city’s hosting of important conferences on science and … Continue reading

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