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The World is a Global Village: Voices from Kenya

Connecting with partners in developing countries is often an eye-opening and impactful experience for U.S. students, but what is it like for their global partners on the other end of the collaboration? Four students from rural Kenya wrote to us about their daily experiences with electricity, water, life at school, and how they have been inspired by their Level Up Village courses at Kenya Connect.

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Global Dialogue in The Language Arts Classroom

Level Up Village’s newest literature course – Global Conversations: The Giver – prompted some interesting and thought-provoking dialogue between students at Eastern Middle School in Connecticut and their global partners in Kenya, Ghana, Jamaica and Argentina this spring on issues such as the role of government in people’s daily lives, discrimination, poverty and corruption.

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3D Printing Opens New Modes of Learning in Rural Kenya

By Sharon Runge, Executive Director of Kenya Connect

Who could imagine that a group of 7th graders in Kenya with no electricity in their homes or school could be on the forefront of one of the most innovative technologies of our time?