Teach, Tech, Trek

Greg Schwanbeck on Global Education, EdTech, and STEM Education

June 27, 2017

Bicol Regional High School is a grade 7 to 12 public school in Ligao City, Albay. It serves approximately 600 students who have passed an entrance exam to demonstrate their proficiency in and dedication to STEM fields. I have been placed in Ligao City at BRSHS for a to...

June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26th, was a national holiday in the Philippines, so there was no school in session for us to observe or co-teach. We spent the day visiting a cave, swimming and lunching at our host teacher Kristina's home, and attending the Polangui Street Dancing Festiva...

June 26, 2017

In the afternoon of our third day in Albay provence, we were given the VIP treatment at a street dancing competition a few towns over in Polangui. Our host teacher Kristina had coordinated with the mayor of Polangui to have Angelo, Jenn, and myself seated on the judge'...

June 25, 2017

Wow! What a day! Kristina rendezvoused with us at 5:00 AM. We started the day by heading back up Kawa Kawa Hill to take part in a tree planting event in celebration of Arbor Day. Many local teachers and perhaps 200 students took part. The actual planting of trees was t...

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I'm a Physics teacher, instructional technology coach, and teacher trainer with a passion for global education, educational technology, and STEM education. This blog was created as part of my 2016-'17 Teachers for Global Classrooms fellowship. If you are looking for class resources or lesson plans see my full website at Schwanbeck.orgAll views expressed here are my own and do not represent the views of Westwood Public Schools, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or the U.S. Department of State.

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These photos were taken during my various travels.

About Greg Schwanbeck

 I'm a physics teacher, instructional technology coach, and teacher trainer with a passion for educational technology, global education, travel, and grilling the perfect cheeseburger.