ePals offers a new spin on pen pals and learning abroad. Their website connects nearly a million classrooms and reaches 27 million teachers, students and parents across 200 countries. For students it offers a safe and social learning system that enables students to share and collaborate with other students around the world in a platform that meets security and privacy needs of students and schools.
Observations of early childhood environments reveal a high level of innovation and creativity when management staff embraces the concept of multicultural education and diversity. Managers in culturally responsive environments appeared to accept, understand, and value the significance of diversity for both their educational environment as well as for their communities. Below are a few traits that these managers had in common beyond their sensitivity and compassion for children and the world in which they are a part.