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The Creative Seed Will Encourage Creative Growth

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As a sufferer of writer's block, I was excited to read a book about creativity, The Creative Seed: How to Enrich Your Life Through Creativity by Lilian Wissink.

The Creative Seed Will Encourage Creative Growth

#TeachAbroadBecause … We’re BETTER TOGETHER

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Megan has a Master's degree in teaching, and uses her own unique coaching methodology developed through her concentrated study, 7+ years of intentional personal development, and 15+ years of teaching experience. Megan has a passion to help people maximize peace, joy, and fulfillment in life. Sometimes that person is a student, sometimes a coaching client; the passion remains the same.

Megan Jeffries: #TeachAbroadBecause … We’re BETTER TOGETHER

How to Make Italian Coffee with a Moka (Un Caffè Italiano)

What's the best part of waking up in Italy? A proper Italian caffè! This short film shows you how to use and clean for a Moka to make Italian coffee (caffè, macchiato, & cappuccino) at home.

How to make an Italian Coffee with a Moka


Music from the Heart: Ireland

by Kerry Dexter / Mar 17, 2020 /
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It is a time of year when thoughts turn to Ireland. It is the time of Saint Patrick's Day. The whole of this time of year, from February through May, is known as Patrick season, for that reason. At the time of Saint Patrick in earlier years in this series, I reflected that the story of Ireland, its diaspora, and its people, is one of making it through hardship and change, and finding ways to do that while keeping music in the heart, and sharing that music.

The Complete Guide to Stratford Coffee Shops

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 09, 2020 /
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One of our favorite towns, Stratford, Ontario, is also a coffee shop lover’s dream. Why? Well, not only for the many options available, but also for the love and care each coffee shop puts into their brew. There are also 2 (!!!) roasters in the area (yay!).

We tasted them ALL on a recent visit (buzz, buzz), and have put together the complete guide to Stratford Coffee Shops. 

Studying Abroad? 5 Things You Need to Take Care Of...First

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Studying abroad is one of the most exciting things you can do during your collegiate experience. It will expand your mind, grow your lifelong opportunities, and teach you much about others…and yourself. 

Studying Abroad? 5 Things You Need to Take Care Of...First

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Simple Travel Joys

by Stacey Ebert / Mar 03, 2020 /
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When do you get excited for a trip? The minute you book it, when the calendar page turns to the month of your journey, when you’re packing, when you’re on your way, upon arrival, or from the moment of idea conception? Whenever that travel joy hits, do your eyes brighten, corners of your mouth upturn, shoulders drop, and breathing ebb?

When that first simple joy of travel is upon you...once it hits, it’s hard to let it go. 

“Josh Recommends” for February 29, 2020 (the Leap Year Edition) by Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for February 29, 2020 (the Leap Year Edition) by Josh Garrick

Beginning with today's column, Wandering Educators is pleased to now offer the column, "Josh Recommends", in both English and Spanish.

A todos nuestros lectores: Estamo orgullos de includir una version en espagnol de la columna de esta semana..."Josh recomienda."

Tips for Seeing Street Art in Penang

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The street art in Penang is incredible. As one of the street art capitals of the world, Penang is a must visit for street art lovers and travelers interested in quirky, interesting things to see. 

Tips for Seeing Street Art in Penang

History Comes Alive at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

by Sandy Bornstein / Feb 24, 2020 /
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As the Big Island's top attraction, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is the perfect place to learn about the geological history of the Hawaiian Islands. Two volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Kilauea, can be visited inside approximately 500 square miles of a natural environment. About 90 percent of Hawaii's trees, plants, and flowers are endemic. They cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The remaining species are either indigenous (in Hawaii and elsewhere) or non-native (introduced by mankind).