Peace Works Travel Blog

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Packer Collegiate Program Teaches Students New Artistic, Communicational, Cultural Skills

Student Exchange Program Teaches Students New Artistic, Communicational, Cultural Skills Monday, April 2018 by Channa Kev At the end of March, 11 PEPY Scholarship students and 11 Packer Collegiate Institute students from Brooklyn participated in a four-day exchange program together in Siem Reap. The objectives of the program were to learn and share about each other’s schools, skills, and cultures.… [Read Full Article]
Monday, April 02th, 2018

Teachers, Students & Gun Violence

My first “Active Shooter on Campus” drill didn’t help. The administration meant well, as did the SWAT-trained police brought in to prepare teachers for the worst imaginable day of our careers. How to respond effectively to a gunman [so far, always a male] and keep the students safe? The professional development training was inspired by the Umpqua Community College shooting in… [Read Full Article]