18 12, 2014

Educators eager to learn about Pennies for Peace

2018-03-28T09:40:47-06:00December 18th, 2014|Communiqué, Pennies for Peace|0 Comments

Pennies for PeaceEducators eager to learn about Pennies for Peace

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Educators from around the world who gathered here for the Learning Forward 2014 Annual Conference proved just as eager to learn as their students.

“Many of the attendees were school administrators, eager to find new tools to enhance teaching and learning in their classrooms,” said Alanna Brown, CAI’s Pennies for Peace [P4P] manager, who attended the conference earlier this month. “P4P’s exhibit highlighted the service-learning aspect of the program and visitors were excited to see our free toolkit and curriculum […]

14 11, 2014

Hope Blossoms in our Backyard

2018-03-28T18:55:01-06:00November 14th, 2014|Communiqué, Pennies for Peace|0 Comments

November 14, 2014 – Hope Blossoms in our Backyard

Ask a child what they hope to be when they grow up and you’ll get many different answers: a doctor like their mother or father, a cowboy like the ones they see in the movies, or even a superhero from their favorite cartoon. But not Ayden Ebbighausen.

cai Ayden Ebbighausen, age 11, in Manhattan, Mont. Photo courtesy of Ebbighausen family.

This eighth-grader from Manhattan, Montana, has a different role model: Greg Mortenson.

Humanitarian may not be the first thing […]

7 07, 2011

July 7, 2011 – Literacy and Liberty

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July 7, 2011 – Literacy and Liberty

All of us at CAI hope you, dear reader of our new Communiqué, had a safe and happy Fourth of July. Independence Day in the USA underscores the vital roles that teachers, schools and education play in the protection of our freedoms and our constitutional rights. It also reminds us that the acquisition of knowledge must be carefully and universally promoted. This year, those truths were highlighted for us with Karin Ronnow’s reports from the NEA Expo in Chicago.

Pennies and pencils and teachers, oh my

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