Hello! We are Matthew and Niamh, two new bloggers for TIE.
Working hard in international schools definitely has its rewards. We are spending our savings on a life-long dream of combining a bicycle ride around the world with an education project. We are enjoying the daily physical challenge of pedalling across all kinds of terrain in all types of weather while raising awareness of Prader Willi Syndrome. The people that we meet and cultures that we learn about along the way give further meaning to this endeavour. Our desire to travel was fuelled by a shared interest in global citizenship. We have previously run a Global Citizens after-school club which enabled us to build the foundations of a story sharing website for children around the world. Our hope is to visit schools along our route to gather more stories and transform this website into a valuable, interactive resource for teachers. Lots more detail can be found at www.pedalgogy.net and www.tedweb.org.
We will be blogging about a range of topics including:
1. Tales from the Road
2. Education Project
3. An Economists Take
4. Selected Ramblings
5. Beautiful Places and Moments
6. Lovely Mapping
7. Biking Stuff
8. Hacks and Recipes
9. The Reasons
Follow us on our Facebook page: Pedalgogy
Videos from our bicycle travels can be found on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsG7n5CjPz3zj-muSezAWuA
Looking forward to being part of the TIE community!