It’s Just Another Day (Pencils of Promise)

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Journey with Kyota, an 11-year-old Pencils of Promise student in Na Fai, Laos. Kyota is an ordinary hero. One of many who is daring to dream every day. We’re standing behind her dream, and the dreams of all kids around the world.

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Pencils of Promise 400th School Dedication to Eva “Ma” Braun

 

By: Pencils of Promise

Originally uploaded on Feb 22, 2017

Read Eva’s story here: http://bit.ly/2lMxcOr

Today, we’re proud to let you know that, since our founding in 2009, we’ve broken ground on our 400th school! Yes, 400.

We celebrate the schools we’ve built together, the communities we’ve partnered with, the teachers we’ve supported and the students who are studying hard every day to get closer to achieving their dreams.

Today, we also remember one of the first members of our PoP Family—the woman who helped inspire a dream of building one school, which inspired a movement for global education. Today, we dedicate our 400th school in loving memory of Eva “Ma” Braun, who passed away in November 2016. For many years now, Ma’s journey of resilience has been a guiding light for our organization, and her inspiration has led us to impact more than 35,000 students in PoP classrooms.

Your PoP Family is forever grateful, Ma.

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The Work Wonders Project Featuring, Sugata Mitra & Adam Braun: Parts 1, 2 and 3.

 

 

Part 1:

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Originally Published on Jun 2, 2014

In part one of The Work Wonders Project, Pencils of Promise founder Adam Braun believes schools are the future. Dr. Sugata Mitra, TED Prize winner and founder of School in the Cloud, believes schools are obsolete. Can they work together to revolutionize education?

Part 2:

 

Originally Published on Jun 17, 2014

In part 2 of The Work Wonders Project, Adam Braun and Sugata Mitra visit a school in New Jersey to see Sugata’s SOLE program in action. Will the SOLE program be a good fit for Adam’s Pencils of Promise schools in Ghana?

Part 3:

Originally Published on Jun 25, 2014

In part 3 of the Work Wonders Project, Adam Braun and Professor Sugata Mitra put SOLE to its final test in a school in Ghana. If the experiment works, SOLE could be implemented in Pencils of Promise schools across Ghana.

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Benjamin Franklin had it right when he said;

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” 

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Something to Believe In – Pencils of Promise

 

 

By: Pencils of Promise

Originally Published on Dec 19, 2013

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Whether you’ve educated one child or built a full school, you are now part of our story & family.

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