Lillie Marshall (@WorldLillie on Twitter) has been a teacher in the Boston Public Schools since 2003. She created and runs two Global Education websites,
Teaching Traveling and
Around the World “L” Travel Blog, along with the Education Bloggers group and chat and Boston's chapter of the
Meet, Plan, Go! Career-Break Travel Conference. Lillie is passionate about boosting the teaching profession through internet collaboration, travel, and global networks.
March 26, 2013 / Lillie Marshall
Can you guess what 12 and 13 year-olds from Boston said was the most interesting thing they learned this year? What was the most interesting thing YOU learned lately?
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January 27, 2013 / Lillie Marshall
Do you still think the campaign for clean air is a fluffy afterthought best left to hippies or generally ignored? Before I breathed in India and China, that was what I thought.
December 26, 2012 / Lillie Marshall
"What are you looking forward to in 2013?" A small window into the minds and hearts of a diverse group of 12 and 13 year olds in a Boston Public School.
December 03, 2012 / Lillie Marshall
Want to transform our society for the better? Help more people from all walks of life see that teaching is a brilliant career choice!
October 16, 2012 / Lillie Marshall
Dear reader, consider: Is there any more important question in the 21st century than how to determine truth?
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
©2013 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation