29 Sep

5 Unique Features of the Oasis Pages Diary for Teen Girls

More than a blank diary with cramped writing spaces and a hard spine, the Oasis Pages … is a large size with flexible spiral binding, making it easy and enjoyable to write in includes a daily template page that invites a girl to write what’s she’s feeling and what she really wants to say features […]

27 Sep

6 Girl Empowerment Organizations to Like on Facebook

So much good work being done in the world to create change in girls’ lives. If you don’t already “Like” these pages on Facebook, click away! Girl Empowerment Organizations: 10X10 – Girl Rising, a global action campaign for girls’ education. Girl with a Book, an international community that stands in solidarity with Malala Yousafzai and […]

12 Sep

Let the Chaos Begin — Teaching English and Crowdfunding

What do teaching English abroad and running a crowdfunding campaign have in common? When I taught English in Morocco and Spain in the 1990’s, I was good at it. I understood that in addition to straight-up teaching, grammar rules, and quizzes, my students really needed some freedom and space. They needed pportunities to communicate and […]