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Greg Schwanbeck on Global Education, EdTech, and STEM Education

February 7, 2017

I first heard of the Teachers for Global Classrooms fellowship from my brother's girlfriend, a doctoral student who is writing her dissertation on the educational system of Kyrgyzstan. An e-flyer for the program had found its way to her inbox. Knowing of both my intere...

February 2, 2017

The coursework associated with my Teacher for Global Classrooms fellowship exposed me to a number of powerful TED Talks related to Global Education. I've collected some that resonated with me here (in no particular order.)

Taiye Selasi - Don't Ask Me Where I'm From, Ask...

December 29, 2016

 If you ask a dozen people what Global Education is, you're likely to get a dozen unique answers. This video that several Teachers for Global Classrooms fellows and I put together as part of our coursework is our shot at a definition.

December 1, 2016

I’ve collected more than 70 Physics-related videos to use in my classes throughout the year (all linked for you on my Physics Video Collection site here!) Some of the videos use to drive problem solving, some I use to motivate or inspire a class discussion, some I...

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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.