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Atlanta Jamaican Establishes Project-based School

Jamaican, Dr. Tricia Francis-Morgan
Written by Glen Laman

The Education for Living Well School (EfLW School) is a private, independent middle school in Lawrenceville Georgia now accepting applications for Fall 2016. At the EfLW school, learning goes beyond the pages of textbooks and the walls of classrooms in order to provide students with meaningful, real-world learning experiences that enable them to become innovative thinkers and doers. EfLW offers an engaging curriculum that is centered around active, project- based learning. The EfLW School empowers students to actualize their sense of purpose in life so that they can make innovative contributions to the creation of socially just and sustainable societies.

The Education for Living Well School was founded by Jamaican Dr. Tricia Francis-Morgan. An experienced educator, Dr. Francis-Morgan taught middle and high school for several years and served as a professional development literacy coach for teachers. She earned her Doctorate in International Education Development with a specialization in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University. She also holds a master’s degree in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College, CUNY. Dr. Francis-Morgan is a graduate of Glenmuir High School in Jamaica.

Find out more about The Education for Living Well School at http://www.edforlivingwellschool.org

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Glen Laman