The Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) recently selected Takoma Academy senior Courtney Davidson for an international program which chooses 250 high school students from Germany and the U.S. to switch places for one year.
Mark Twain famously wrote: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
“Every child learns differently,” says Evelyn Sullivan, director for Early Childhood Education and Care and Pre-K at the Columbia Union Conference. This week 45 educators from around the Columbia Union gathered at union headquarters in Columbia, Md., to learn more about differentiated instruction.