As the Director of Diversity at my school, I’m often invited to meet people from all parts of the world. These speakers are passionate about issues affecting our young people and bring the real world into the classroom.
Tenzin Dorjee, the Executive Director of Students for a Free Tibet, recently spoke to our students about the history and the issues facing Tibetans and here are two videos I was able to tape from his lecture:
When students hear directly from the very people who are making a difference in this world, they gain a better grasp of the issues they are facing.
I’ve always said, the textbooks are good, but hearing firsthand is even better.