Chris Shively, associate professor in the Elementary Education, Literacy, and Educational Leadership department, has worked with P-20 students and teachers for the past 27 years. Although his primary job is teaching math, science, and research methods to college students at SUNY Buffalo State, he has also been able to work with teachers and students who live on six of the seven continents. He has worked with teachers from Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, China, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland and Russia. He has taught a course called Ensino e Aprendizagem Criativos em Configurações Formais e Informais (Creative Teaching and Learning in Formal and Informal Settings) to a cohort of teachers from Escola das Nações, in Brasília, Brazil. Currently he is teaching graduate courses to teachers from the International School of Lusaka in Zambia. Shively has published a research paper with Brad Evans, a teacher and former graduate student from the Shanghai American School in China, and will mentor several research papers from graduate students in Zambia, which will be featured in a special International Education edition of the Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education.