Considered in Toronto, but conceived in Marrakech, Jamie found himself getting messy in remote corners of the world very early on. He moved to Taiwan with a hunch he’d like teaching and a six-month plan. Those six turned to 36. Soon, he found himself working in Istanbul then in Japan, at Yokohama International School. Five years down the line the opportunity to explore a new corner of the world arose in the form of the International School of Tanganyika, in Tanzania. There, he spends his weeks exploring and inventing with a roomful of brilliant, high-energy ten year olds, and his weekends in some of the most incredibly wild corners of the region.
Jamie is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Visible Thinking promoter, an Outdoor Education enthusiast and reads and experiments obsessively with different models of student-led inquiry. He’s currently knee-deep in thesis explorations on the subject. For more, click along to his personal and classroom blogs!