BCB Program Receives Coverage in Jamestown, NY News!

On Sunday, April 7, The Post-Journal, of Jamestown, New York, released an article highlighting Persell Middle School’s video conference session with its counterpart school, Westside High School, in Swakopmund, Namibia.

Persell Middle School 7th Grade Students interacting with their Namibian counterparts

Persell Middle School is a participating school in Educators of America’s Building Cultural Bridges Program that seeks to connect US schools to their sister schools in the Sub-Saharan African nation of Namibia through letter writing and video exchange.

The Post-Journal, southwestern New York’s flagship newspaper and source, highlights the interaction between Grace Johnson’s 7th grade class and their Namibian counterpart as they partake in the three-year Learning Technology Grant bestowed upon Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES and Educators of America.

The article further expands upon the professional development aspect of the grant including the involvement of project-based learning between both American and Namibian classes to identify challenges and collaborate to create sustainable solutions to them.

To read the entire article, please click here.

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