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Going further

We continued our inquiry into our UOI, by inquiring into the different reasons conflicts arise.<p>To understand that different ideas and perspectives …

The teaching text we/I need! Just imagine…

To the many teachers who contact me about the work of Angela Stockman and Steve Peha.Just imagine having at your fingertips a writing text or texts …

InSPIRing Conversations

I am very excited to lead a conversation at the InSPIRing Converations Conference organized by the School Librarian Connections in Prague next …

You lost me at levels and incentives…

A few weeks ago I attended a training session for an online reading product. I arrived open-minded and ready to learn about a new tool to help my …

Reflections

One of our 7th grader made an interesting observation the other day. "Why did the IBO pick the Pokemon Go team colours for their programme logos?" …

Dentist Visit

Today we were fortunate enough to have Angela (Dental Hygienist) and Ana (Dentist) visit our Grade 2 classes to talk about loo...

Grade 5 Piktocharts

Grade 5 is using the online graphics maker, Piktochart. They created accounts using their Google accounts after clicking on 'Signup.'<p>Students should …

Life long learning with Ms Emily!

Wonder what teachers do on PD day? Creating connection and learning how to link our Blogs to Twitter! Awesome learning #ISPPcambodia

An opportunity for powerful learning…

‘J is beyond excited for the conference!’ according to a message from her mother. She’ll be sharing her passion for baking with some of her peers on …

Learning

Grade 5 welcomes new students in the library

During their first visit to the library returning grade 5 students took on a role of library tour guides and showed our new students around the …

Grade 6 highlights from their summer readings

In their MYP Language and literature class the 6th grades shared the highlights from summer readings through the attached banner book …

Go to Strategies of Top Educators

Every educator out there brings with them distinctly different personal and professional experiences that shape their teaching in very unique ways. …

How best do little kids learn?

<b>How best do little kids learn?</b>It’s not a question generally asked by only slightly bigger kids! A. is an unusual student (aren’t they all?) in Grade …

Teaching

First class Twitter experience

Hi all, <br>Last May I posted about ways to use a class / school Twitter account to connect classrooms across the world. So it was time to put my money …

Craig Smith, author and illustrator wows ISS students!

Illustrator Daisy Stewart

Grade 2 Joins World Food Day

Grade 2 is going to enter a poster competition sponsored by the United Nations. The poster should be about climate change and food.<p>Molly's World<p>Grade …

An Essay on International Education

The field of international education is a complex and changing one. Since the creation of the “original” international schools in Geneva, and …

Education

Global Education Highlights (weekly)

• Participate Learning - ChatAn impressive list of education tweet chats - archives, resources and more. tags: education tweetchat Twitter• 4x4-RC …

Education

Newsela Adds New Library Feature - Journey with Technology

Newsela is an old favorite. Many of my colleagues use it with their students, so that the students can access news stories at their reading level. …

The Meta Unit (pt 1)

The Meta Unit (pt 1)This is part 1 of a series of blog posts tracking a change in practice we are trying this year.<br>This idea came from our …

Teaching

The room with a view

Returning in August I once again find the school surrounded by the construction sites. On top of this there are road works around the school and for …

Dewey Designs to Share

The META Unit (pt 1)

This is part 1 of a series of blog posts tracking a change in practice we are trying this year.This idea came from our frustration with a very busy …

Teaching

Global Education Highlights (weekly)

• Global Education tags: australian curriculum education <br>• How to make online global collaboration work!A webinar by Julie Lindsay, 'The Global Educator' …

Education

Five Tips for Technology Coaches

In my career in education, I’ve held many titles. I’ve been a computer teacher, technology coordinator, digital learning facilitator, technology …

Release learning by fighting your learned instincts

We have to remember to go against our learned instincts.My learned instinct is to hold my children back. We’re walking along a footpath in Cheshire, …

Self-improvement

Following the Dinosaurs | Everyone has to start somewhere

This past weekend, my friend Ken (who has lived in Korea for a very long time) came to visit. Saturday we headed out on an adventure to find some …