Teach, Tech, Trek

Greg Schwanbeck on Global Education, EdTech, and STEM Education

June 25, 2017

At 1:45 AM my cellphone alarm inconsiderately woke me. It was time to leave Manila and head to Ligao City, where I will teach at Bicol Regional Science High School over the next ten days. We left the hotel at 2:00 AM, battled the ubiquitous Manila traffic to the airpor...

June 24, 2017

Our fifth day in Manila was our last as a group before we split up to travel to our teaching placements. We began the day with a visit to the Philippine-American Education Foundation, which is the local field office for Fullbright programs. We had a wide-ranging conver...

June 22, 2017

Our third full day in Manila started with a seminar on the background and structure of the Philippine education system, given by our in-country consultant (and full-time public school principal) Alix. These are interesting times in Philippine education as grades 11 and...

June 22, 2017

The other Teachers for Global Classrooms fellows and I started our second full day in the Philippines with a trip to the United States Embassy. We arrived with enough time to spare that we were able to quickly visit the nearby Rizal Monument first. The monument commemo...

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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.