Monthly Archives: February 2018


Against Fragmentation: The Case for Intellectual Wandering

The President of the Carnegie Corporation recently wrote: “The challenge facing all of us — from Virginia Woolf’s ‘common reader’ to the futurists of Silicon Valley, from pre-K teachers to the scholars and researchers of higher education who explore all aspects of human knowledge — is the difficulty of achieving the unity of knowledge and the reconciliation of the universal […]


Teacher Training in Cusco

Story/Photo: Ian McGroarty For the first time, we will have an intensive two week teacher training in Cusco with our teachers from Loreto, Beni, and Cusco. The goal is to ensure that all teachers receive the same base training and experience with Alma’s innovative teaching methodology, which can then be adapted to the different community […]


TRUENOS LOCOS EN EL CIELO DE TUCSA

Historia/Foto: Octavio Quispe Checca Fue el día de logro del Proyecto Biblioteca Tucsa llegue muy entusiasmado en querer presenciar los resultados de aquellos niños ilusionados con sueños de tener calidad de vida. Minutos después que haber llegado,  iniciaron con las actividades programadas. Aquel día era lluvioso. Estuve muy atemorizado por los fuertes truenos que se repetían […]


Creativity vs Screen Time

We have spent a lot of time with educational technology experts and I have taken a couple of online courses in “edtech” because we use technology in all of our projects and we are in the process of digitizing our curriculum. We are constantly debating how to deliver education to communities too small and far […]