5 Things You Didn't Know About Tanner Burgdorf, Program Coordinator for Groundwork Bridgeport

5 Things You Didn't Know About Tanner Burgdorf, Program Coordinator for Groundwork Bridgeport

The Groundwork Bridgeport team is doing some amazing work in their community, and we are so excited to be working with them to bring a learning garden to the area. This month, we interviewed Tanner Burgdorf to learn more about the amazing people that make Groundwork Bridgeport such a success.

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Can We Replicate South Korea's Successful Education System?

Can We Replicate South Korea's Successful Education System?

This week, we are taking a closer look at South Korea, a country which boasts one of the most highly educated and skilled work forces in the world. Many argue that South Korea’s robust economy (the 12th largest in the world) is a result of the high value placed on education, and the salary returns students see on their investments in higher education. Can their methods and approach be replicated, or are South Korea’s high PISA’s scores a result of more culturally ingrained attitudes and beliefs about education?

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5 Things You Didn't Know About David Lemiso, Executive Director of the Kilgoris Project

5 Things You Didn't Know About David Lemiso, Executive Director of the Kilgoris Project

The Kilgoris Project (TKP) is a Kenya-based NGO dedicated to the health, education, and wellbeing of Maasai children in Kilgoris, Kenya. We have partnered with TKP to expand their reach, and have most recently collaborated on a sustainable tree farm project, which will provide an ongoing in-country revenue source to help keep TKP's programs operating in perpetuity. That said, none of this outstanding work would be possible without the outstanding leadership brought by David Lemiso!

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Checking In With Project Music

Checking In With Project Music

Last year, funds raised at the PaperSeed Charity Golf Tournament helped fund new instruments for Project Music, a program in Stamford, CT that provides free music education. We recently received an update from Project Music about one student in particular whose musical education improved thanks to his brand new clarinet:

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