Everything is so raw in Africa. It is easier to see our humanity. What matters most speaks more clearly to me. Then, I learn. Nathaniel D. Meet a Child When
LearnForward: Don’t Blink Away the Needs of Others
While I was in Africa over the past month, I blogged with my team at Niteo Africa on our volunteer experiences in Odek, Uganda; I hope you had a chance
Facing the Questions of a Leader: Why Niteo? Why Literacy? Why Uganda?
Almost a decade ago I started Niteo Africa society to do education projects in Uganda, Africa. It is an integral part of my life and my family's life. Often people
My Return to Teaching…
After 8 years in administration, this year I returned to teaching for a significant portion of the week. What I learned from my return to the classroom is significant and
‘Entwined with Humanity’ Means Team
We gently acknowledge how we are all entwined with humanity at Willowstone Academy.I just dropped my daughter off at her summer job at an ice cream shop. On the way
A Love Story… (part 4)
Every LearnForward family is creating a love story!Do you have any mantras? My mantras are little sayings of truth that help me cling to what I believe, what's really important
Experiencing the World (part 3)
One of the most wonderful and joyous parts of being a mother of a toddler, is watching her explore the world and take in new experiences. In "Coffee with Karine"
Literacy, Literacy, Literacy (part 2)
In "Coffee With Karine," we are exploring together the ideas around a LearnForward family. How do we come to the table together to support the development of lifelong learners? The
Holding A Space For a Child
This week was both Teacher Appreciation Week and Mother's Day all in one. It seems only appropriate to take a week's pause in our series on the #LearnForward family to
We Talk a Lot…As a Value!
Last week I began a blog series in "Coffee with Karine" on the profile of a #LearnForward family. I'm writing as a Mother with a Teacher's Heart and an Educational