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Spolin@Work

This blog post is the first in a new series called Educators@Work, which will highlight influential educators from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We’re kicking things off with a figure that you may not have heard about, but she’s known in education and theatre circles as the mother of improv – Viola Spolin. Stay tuned [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Laura from Bon Education

Laura Toma is an education consultant at Bon Education. She joined the team in June of 2016. Laura currently resides in Dubai, but she is originally from Romania. What is your role at Bon Education? My title is Education Consultant, which translates to jack-of-all-trades because I contribute to education program management, content development, coaching, data [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Elizabeth from Bon Education

Elizabeth Graff is the Education Program Content Developer at Bon Education. She joined the team in June of 2016. Elizabeth currently lives in Chicago, but she has studied and lived in multiple locations across the United States. What is your role at Bon Education? My official title at Bon is Education Program Content Developer. I [...]

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Behind the Scenes in Rio: Olympics-Inspired Learning Programs

Gold, silver and bronze – the highest honor for most professional athletes. Many dream about receiving an Olympic medal, but few actually receive one. Regardless, Olympic-level athletes around the world train hours upon hours for years to have a chance to become one of those lucky few. They opt for training over important life events, [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Michelle from Bon Education

Michelle Hollett is the Content Development Manager at Bon Education. She joined the team in 2013 and has held a variety of positions over the years. Although she lives in the United States, Michelle has visited the UAE twice to serve as the director of a Tech Quest camp (a STEM camp for Emirati youth). [...]

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Learning Styles – The Role of “Evidence” in Education

Educators tend to be a passionate lot, sacrificing tremendous amounts of time and energy for the benefit of their students. Learning, in all of its forms, is the motivation behind every lesson plan, workshop and group activity. It’s a labor of love, one that inspires instructors of all sorts to seek any promising trick or [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Deniece from Bon Education

Deniece Wheeler is Bon Education’s Projects Development Manager, beginning in December 2015. She comes to Bon with extensive marketing and business development experience. Deniece is originally from the United Kingdom, although she’s lived in the UAE since 2008. What is your role at Bon Education? I’m Projects Development Manager, which means I account manage some [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Anna from Bon Education

Anna Batchelder is the co-founder and CEO of Bon Education. She started the learning and development company in 2009 in Dubai after living, working and traveling throughout North America, Asia and the Middle East. Anna is a regular contributor to The Learning Journey blog. What is your role at Bon Education? I am CEO (Chief [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Tamara from Bon Education

Tamara Durzi came to Bon Education in September after three months teaching in Peru. Prior to her travels, she worked in human capital development and STEM education initiatives in Abu Dhabi. What is your role at Bon Education? As an Education Program Manager at Bon, I have the pleasure of working on programs that help [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Chris from Bon Education

Chris Batchelder is a co-founder and president of Bon Education. Since 2009, he has helped the company grow from its first small contract to work with some of the biggest and most influential companies and organizations in the UAE. Chris especially loves the creative design process that goes on behind all of the many projects [...]

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