Three years ago, Trevor Burbank and Alyssa Van Camp were working toward the same solution from different angles. While studying International Development in Uganda, Trevor was struck by the dearth of Ugandan storybooks for children. Outside of their elders’ fireside-type tales, most of which have struggled to survive orally, all that’s available for Ugandan youth […]
Price: $14.99 Company: Teach Twice Where to find it: Parnassus Books and online at teachtwice.org Description: Teach Twice shares stories from across the globe, and profits from the children’s books support education in the country from which the tales originated.
Teach Twice’s title echoes its dual purposes: Provide parents with great stories to read to children, and provide financial aid to schools and students in developing countries.
One book can bring two different worlds together. That’s what two Vanderbilt students believed when they founded Teach Twice, “a social venture that educates children and their communities through stories and the exchange of culture.” Founders Trevor Burbank and Jason Wen, both recent Vanderbilt grads, wanted to foster community development internationally in a way that wasn’t […]
Stories can be powerful. That’s one of the lessons learned at Teach Twice, a social enterprise that uses picture books to share stories between cultures and foster educational opportunities for children around the globe.