Finland consistently ranks among the top performing countries on the PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) test for science, math, and reading. So, what is it about Finland, and why are education advocates so fascinated with Finland’s education model?Read More
PaperSeed focuses on strengthening education because it is a panacea for a lot of the world’s larger, uglier problems. With the refugee crisis, right now, there is a huge swath of children missing out on this panacea, and that affects everyone.Read More
Last September, world leaders committed to the Sustainable Development Goals. Since then, there has been a great deal of discussion around reaching those goals. What will it take? Who will lead us there? How can we collaborate to make these goals a reality? What steps do we take this year, next year, and five years from now?Read More
I recently had the great pleasure of visiting with Charity Ferreira and Frank Mentesana at Phillips Academy in New Jersey. During my visit, I was treated to a very informative tour of the school and saw firsthand how their holistic approach is changing lives and the community.Read More
Our First Annual Recycled Materials Art Competition was a huge success, and we are grateful to the many teachers who participated!
The range of inspired projects was astounding, from twisting paper branches to surrealist portraits made of cardboard; robots made of old tin to colorful sculptures. Suffice it to say, we were impressed!Read More
Turning trash into treasure, or recyclables into art, has the power to transform the way we think about the things we so frequently discard. So many items that might see a second life through recycling are often sent to landfills.Read More
Life in the Berber villages of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains is very different from the city streets of Marrakech. Here, people live without many of the amenities and modern luxuries we take for granted. The greatest things missing, however, are schools. Children who wish to study are forced to take long, arduous journeys to cities with universities. Girls are often disenfranchised from continuing education, as the journey is perceived as too far, or too dangerous.Read More