Christopher Megaffin, originally from Toronto, Canada, began his teaching career as a high school teacher at Santa Monica High School in California teaching American history. He has worked internationally for over 10 years – first in Asia, and currently in Africa, where he teaches 8th grade Social Studies at the American International School in Johannesburg. He is also the 8th Grade Team and the Middle School Social Studies Subject Leader. He is on a mission to fight for social justice in his classroom and is passionate about empowering students to be global citizens who make a difference in the world. His blog The Traveling Educator chronicles the stories of his classroom and travel around the world.