Jon Elliston

Jon Elliston is an Asheville-based writer and the senior editor at WNC magazine. He has authored two books, including, with co-author Kent Priestley, North Carolina Curiosities. He has contributed to Columbia Journalism Review, The Nation, U.S. News & World Report and Popular Communications, among other publications.

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Looking for critical-thinking strategies in Indian educational system

A Georgia native, Matthew Kinnaird has made Western North Carolina his home for more than a decade. After completing a...

 

Excited for India trip, teacher sees herself as “window to the world” for students

A lifelong North Carolina resident, Sallie Senseney has lived close to both the mountains and the sea. Born and raised...

 

Bringing experiences from India to rural students

Ryan Smith believes that opening his students to a wider worldview is a crucial part of his job as a...

 

Understanding STEM across the globe

“I saw a lot of bees here this morning,” Lily Dancy-Jones says on a summer morning, and she is hardly...

 

Teacher who coaches hopes to learn from Indian educators

“I was never very good at math,” Nathan Arvey says with a trace of irony. Now a math teacher Owen...