Brett Bigham
Ambassador, Advisory

Brett Bigham

Portland, United States

Hello! My name is Brett and I am a special education from Portland, Oregon. I am the 2014 Oregon State Teacher of the Year and have been honored to be named an NEA Global Fellow twice. This year I will be traveling to both South Africa and Bangladesh to work with teachers and students. I also create Ability Guidebooks. These are step-by-step picture books to help people with autism get out into the community. There are 140 Guidebooks for 36 countries in six languages! I was very lucky to visit Finland and create several books for Helsinki. I hope I can find a teacher or classroom that would like to translate some of the books! I look forward to all the amazing educators I will be meeting as a HundrED Ambassador!

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TingTing Poetry Education
A new way to teach traditional poetry education using music, art & television to create & use songs that are entertaining and appealing to children.
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innovation
Outdoor Discovery Centre
In a world where technology is ubiquitous and there is a growing disconnect between people and the environment, the Outdoor Discovery Centre gives every child the cognitive, social and physical benefi
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Hazelwood School
A school designed specifically for dual sensory impaired children from 2-18 years.
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Global Learning
A project-based learning method that encourages students to work collaboratively and proactively, through engaging with key global issues relating to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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innovation
Eläimet opettajina
Innovaatiossa lapset oppivat itsestä huolehtimisen ja arjen taitoja eläintenhoidon kautta. Eläimet ovat keskeinen osa kouluyhteisöä ja läsnä niin oppitunneilla kuin vapaa-ajallakin. Toimintamallilla o
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Ability Guidebooks
For many people with autism there is anxiety when they have to go somewhere new. An Ability Guidebook shows them what to expect and teachers the steps to be successful. A typical book is "I Am Going T