Tag Archives: Waves of Global Change

K-Pop Culture in South Korea: Korean Blog Series: Part 4

“Let me entertain you,” Gypsy Rose Lee, a burlesque singer and dancer cooed these memorable words in the finale song in the 1962 movie of the same name. The South Korean government has taken this refrain to heart and is … Continue reading

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Education in South Korea: Korean Blog Series: Part 2

A new year and it’s back to school! Whether you are a student or educator in grades k-12 or higher education, January signals a renewed educational effort. So, I thought it would be the perfect time to write a blog … Continue reading

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The Korean Wave: Creating a Model for the 21st Century?

Korea is asserting itself as a major force in the world! If you don’t know much about Korea, please take notice, in more ways than one, it is a rising star on the world stage. Korea has often thought of … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan: A Country of Pride and Hope

Uzbekistan today appears to be a thriving country with gold and natural gas resources, some wonderful tourist destinations, a diverse mix of people and tasty food, but it has survived some very hard times throughout the ages.  I described some … Continue reading

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African Women: Peacebuilding for the Future

What do the African nations of Nigeria, Madagascar, Nigeria, Uganda, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Togo, and Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) have in common? The answer is that they all have strong women leaders. I know this as a fact since I … Continue reading

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Bill Gates Enters History – Big History

Everything that Bill Gates does is BIG. He is the founder of Microsoft and regularly ranks at the top on the list of the world’s richest person. Now he is entering history, but not just any kind of history, fittingly, … Continue reading

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Meet Us in St. Louis

This week we will be attending the annual National Council for Social Studies conference in St. Louis, Missouri from November 22-23.  Please come visit us at Booth #819 where we will be exhibiting and selling our holistic global perspective educational … Continue reading

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