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.
Born in Calcutta, India, Kalyani Prakasam taught school for 10 years in India before moving to the U.S., and has been teaching children at the Lehigh Valley Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School in Whitehall, Pa., for the past 42 years.