Culturally Responsive Teaching Workshop

Twenty Guam Department of Education teachers and administrators took part in a workshop that was held 23-24 July 2015 at the Guam Community College.  This workshop aimed to help prepare teachers to work effectively with students from the region of Micronesia and nurture their educational growth.  

Chuuk Teachers Hard at Work

Six Chuuk Department of Education teachers and three administrators took part in a workshop that was held on 15 June 2015 at the College Caroline and Pastoral Institute (CCPI).  Dr. LJ Rayphand, Dean of Education at CCPI and Ms. Kathy Martin (the first Chuukese national to graduate with a masters degree in Social Work from […]

Service Learning

UH Students

More and more, the Center for Pacific Islands Studies at the University of Manoa where I am employed is engaged with service learning — a theme that resonates with the film’s focus on community. One of the goals of service learning in the Researching Oceania course (PACS 603) that I teach is for students to […]