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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 …

Education

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 …

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 …

Kids

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

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 …

Pedagogy

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 …

Pedagogy

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 …