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Top 5 Ways for High School Educators to Promote Study Abroad

Less than 10% of U.S. students study abroad, and very few of these students are in high school. Yet, studying abroad early builds global competencies such as language and cross-cultural skills, maturity, and clarity about one's post-secondary education and career. Learn how to help high school students achieve their dreams of studying abroad.

Se-won’s MOOC & OER Journey

Se-won Ahn of South Korea is one of many students around the world taking advantage of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) and Open Education Resources (OER). MOOCs and OERs allow students to take online classes and use resources created by reputable universities around the world for free.

Fulbright Foreign Student Alumna Introduces First Seeing-Eye Dog to Mongolia

As a student in Mongolia, Uyanga Erdenbold did not have the same opportunity to read books as her fellow students did until she reached college.

Discovering American Culture

Nodirjon Siddikov was expecting many things when he came to Rochester, New York, as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program in 2009, but a vibrant food culture was not one of them.

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute Alumnus Reflects on His Fellowship

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Daniel Voda, a 2010 BFTF Alumnus from Moldova, reflects on his experience at the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.

My Extended Minnesota Family

Fahmida Zaman sometimes missed her family in Bangladesh during her Global Undergraduate Exchange Program experience. She spent the better part of 2012 at St. Catherine University in Minnesota, well removed from her home. But, she is thankful for the connections she made with professors, her “friendship family,” American and international students, and one very memorable meeting with another Bangladeshi.

Lessons Learned from Teaching English to Mothers of Visually-Impaired Children

When Marquita Green accepted the fellowship for the English Language Fellow Program in Morocco, she never imagined she would have the opportunity to work with such a dedicated group of teachers and staff. Through the program, Marquita has worked at an American Language Center in Marrakech, teaching English to the mothers of blind or visually impaired children, so the mothers are able to read to their kids and help them learn.

Using Music and Conversation to Reach Students on the Black Sea

David, an English Language Fellow at the National Technical University in Sevastopol, Ukraine teaches English to international students, helping them to “be critical, creative, and compassionate global citizens.”

Demonstrating the Power of People-to-People Exchanges

Professor Paul Heck of Georgetown University’s Department of Theology, is a 2008 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program alumnus who lectured in Arabic on the role of religion in the United States at Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco.

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