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1 Teachers Without Borders on Campus An FLC Registered Student Organization

2 What is TWBOC? Teachers Without Borders On Campus at FLC is a Registered Student Organization, formed in October 2010, which is affiliated with the international Teachers Without Borders group (www.teacherswithoutborders.org).www.teacherswithoutborders.org Teachers Without Borders connects teachers to information and each other to create local change on a global scale. “A world with well-trained, well-informed teachers is a world with smarter, healthier, wealthier, more peaceful individuals and societies. Support for a single teacher can foster the well-being of hundreds, even thousands, of learners and their communities.”

3  We build student leaders because they have the drive, the enthusiasm, and the desire to make a difference.  We provide students with the materials and knowledge needed to impact the educational gap.  We support the professional development of educators by exploring current educational issues locally, nationally, and internationally.  We also support the collaboration of student organizations on campus who share the same or similar aspirations and goals.  Our best intention is to think and act locally and impact globally. OUR MISSION

4 TWBOC Officers President: Erin Thompson Vice-President: Tess Vanderhoof Secretary: Mandy Burkholder Treasurer: Mercedez Henson Faculty Advisor: Cathie Turek

5 “Our best intention is to think and act locally and impact globally.” L O C A T I O N The Mexico Trip Bahia de Kino and Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico

6 Bahia de Kino Federal Francisco Eusebio Kino/Jardín de Niños – Federal/public preschool/kindergarten Escuela Lázaro Cárdenas – State/public elementary school Escuela Secundaria Técnica Estatal – State/public middle school Prepa por Cooperación de Bahía Kino – State/public high school Hermosillo COBACH/ Colegio de Bachilleres del Estado de Sonora – State/public high school Escuela Secundaria Estatal #31 – State/public middle school Universidad de Kino – private university Corhalli Comunidad Montessori – private preschool and elementary school

7 Preschool/kindergarten In kinder, grades are not given. Children’s development and achievement are based on teacher observation in the following areas: (all photos from Bahía de Kino) Personal and social development

8 Problema del día Dona Rosaura compró un celular en 1488 y lo va a pagar en 12 mensualidades. ¿Cuánto pagará cada mes? Class schedule Student taking measurements Profe Emma helps a student with book-work

9 Some things you may find in a second grade classroom…

10 Sex Education in 6th Grade at La Secundaria Students were required to stand in front of the class & identify 10 different parts on the sex organ diagrams. While in class students also completed a worksheet on understanding the different phases of the menstrual cycle. The text book for this class, “Ciencias Biologia” also contained information on Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Condoms & Birth Control.

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12 If you’re a COBACH student, you may… Learn from the specialized curriculum and set of text books an Arizona- educated teacher created, complete with start-up activities and exercises… Practice for an annual dance competition against other COBACH schools… Or sing and play guitar between class…

13 La Universidad Kino

14 ¡MIL GRACIAS! to everyone who supported and assisted us with this trip, including Dr. Linda Simmons, the FLC Leadership Center and Financial Allocation Board, and all the schools in Mexico who so graciously allowed us to observe. We learned “¡UN MONTÓN”!

15 Past TWBOC Events

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20 Recent TWBOC Events

21 -November 03, The Backspace Theatre -$ 5.00 tickets -Free popcorn with FLC ID

22 For more information contact: Erin Thompson at OR Tess Vanderhoof at


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