“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin A few weeks ago, Genius Plaza opened nominations recognizing the contributions of bilingual teachers. We received thousands of entries, and were very excited to announced the winners at NABE 2017 in Dallas, Texas.
South by Southwest is a conference that has grown every year since its beginning in the 80’s. Today, there is a dedicated division for education. Before all things technology, film, and music fill the rooms, halls and surrounding streets of downtown Austin, the teachers get their chance to play. Genius
“I am a kindergarten bilingual educator. Spanish being my first language, I think it is very important that students get that equal opportunity to learn both languages.” – Amparo Garza, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD “Being a bilingual teacher, for me, is about building bridges between two cultures.” – Sergio Ramos, Austin ISD
A recent tweet from @DavidGeurin about the five habits of effective teachers speaks to why we do what we do at @GeniusPlaza – because we have the privilege of working with teachers that bring these five habits to life each and every day: That is why we want to
Today the world observes Mother Language Day This year’s celebration is devoted to education. At Genius Plaza we celebrate diversity in languages, background and experiences and join today’s celebration for Mother Language Day. We will continue to focus on our mission of igniting the genius in every child with culturally
Why Beyoncé is right: You may be wondering why an education Company is talking about the Grammys or Beyoncé. Why? Because we do not want Beyoncé’s message to get lost: It is important to me to show images to my children that reflect their beauty, so they can grow up
Culturally Relevant, Personalized Learning Matters: If you have been following us, you know that we are a group of social entrepreneurs who believe that education is the only sustainable equalizer. Three years ago we began a journey to ignite the genius of every learner by creating an education platform dedicated