Educators take expertise overseas

  • 2003-12-18
  • By Darius James Ross
Every summer for the past 11 years, Phil Taylor has been coming to Lithuania to share a few weeks of teaching expertise with local educators as part of APPLE - the American Professional Partnership for Lithuanian Education - a group of U.S. volunteers founded in 1991.Through this program, Lithuanian educators, whose salaries remain not far above the poverty threshold, get a chance to plug into up-to-date methodologies by interacting with some of the leading pedagogical minds in the United States.The organization uses a "train the trainers" model in which the educators train their Lithuanian...
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