Going A Step Further in SLL with WIDA Can DO Descriptors: Students’ Self-assessment  
Dec08

Going A Step Further in SLL with WIDA Can DO Descriptors: Students’ Self-assessment  

By:  Leticia Daza, MS SLL Teacher; Asociación Escuelas Lincoln – Buenos Aires, Argentina Anyone who has been teaching and/or learning a new language knows that this process develops over an extended period of time. Students learning a new language, according to the Natural Approach, move through five predictable stages before reaching the Language Acquisition in the new language: Preproduction, Early Production, Speech...

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Archive Twitter Chat: How do you manage expats/locals relations at your International School?
Dec06

Archive Twitter Chat: How do you manage expats/locals relations at your International School?

On the last Wednesday , educators “met” again for #AASSA’s third Slow Twitter Chat. You are able to read, learn and connect with participants of the chat via our archive of the conversation. Here are the chats statistics: around 100+ tweets were published within 12 hours of the chat we had around 15 participants throughout the day (you can easily follow them all here via AASSA’s Twitter Chat list) participants were from 6 countries in...

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Journeys Toward Inclusion Institute
Dec06

Journeys Toward Inclusion Institute

Journeys Toward Inclusion Institute Paola Torres de Pereira, Elementary Principal ppereira@cotopaxi.k12.ec Blog On November 17 and 18, 2017, Academia Cotopaxi hosted its first Journeys Toward Inclusion Conference.  We are very grateful for the passionate participation of each of the educators who joined to engage in collaborative discussions and learning around inclusion.  We intended to spread an interest in inclusion models both...

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The Self-Study Process
Dec05

The Self-Study Process

The Self-Study Process by Neil Bunting, Greenfield Community School, Dubai, United Arab Emirates cross posted to CIS Perspectives Blog Having just completed the self-study process for accreditation at Greenfield Community School (GCS), Dubai, I thought it would be useful to share some of the benefits of the process for our school, and also, from what I have seen from other schools that I have visited as part of the visiting team....

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Real Data – Let’s Improve Learning
Dec03

Real Data – Let’s Improve Learning

Nikki Ellwood, Director of Teaching and Learning, Colegio Maya, Guatemala On November 6th and 7th Colegio Maya, Guatemala was proud to host the Real Data – Let’s Improve Learning workshop, facilitated by Jennifer Sikes.  Twenty-eight teachers and administrators from six different schools congregated with one objective in mind – to implement a sensible approach to data designed instruction. We started by taking stock of the...

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