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Mentor-Mentee Spotlight: Jadyn & Denis

Mentoring can change lives.  Learning Life’s mentoring program is different from a typical mentoring program in two ways.  First, we mentor Learning Life’s kids wherever their families live in the world.  Second, our mentors, all based in the United States, focus on opening our kids to the world through conversation, discussing videos, articles, photos or other content,  and in Washington ...

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Seven Ways of Being in the World

Given globalization — in short, countries’ growing economic, political and environmental interconnection driven in part by advancements in communications and transport — it behooves those interested in the wider world to consider the ways that people live in or engage with the world.  Why?  Because some of those ways are good, some are problematic, and all together reveal sharp inequalities.  ...

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Spotlight: The Saunders Family

Learning Life is pleased to present this latest spotlight on families involved in our Citizen Diplomacy Initiative (CDI).  The Saunders Family, featured in the adjoining photograph, recently joined CDI, and have been participating in our fundays, which start with a food tasting to encourage learning and adventurousness with world foods, then follow with a series of world learning and physical fitness challenges.  ...

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Intern Spotlight: Quanchao Fan

Learning Life’s student interns this spring semester 2019 are assisting with curriculum development, research, and  international fundays as part of our Citizen Diplomacy Initiative (CDI), among other things.  Quanchao (Marvin) Fan, interviewed below, has been helping with this work and outreach to possible CDI partners in China. Where were you born and raised? I was born and raised in Xinxiang, Henan, China, ...

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