The Nuremberg Trials: (re)acting to the past
Feb07

The Nuremberg Trials: (re)acting to the past

Igor Costa Pereira de Souza, Social Studies teacher (Pueri Domus Bilingual Programme) ABSTRACT: The Nuremberg Trials project was developed with 8th grade students from a Brazilian International School. The project focused on a specific and highly sensitive historical period in modern history: WWII and the Holocaust. The Nuremberg Trials Project was organized into four axis: i) analyses of different historical sources; ii) academic...

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Neuroscience and Education: Teachers’ Perceptions and Misconceptions Regarding  the Biological Basis of Learning
Feb02

Neuroscience and Education: Teachers’ Perceptions and Misconceptions Regarding the Biological Basis of Learning

Neuroscience and Education: Teachers’ Perceptions and Misconceptions Regarding  the Biological Basis of Learning among AASSA Schools’ Educators by Rocio Mendoza Fox, Nataly Bringas and Daniel Riquelme-Uribe; Colegio F. D. Roosevelt, Lima, Peru, APLICAE- Chile There is greater interest among educators to learn about neuroscience findings and possible implications in education. Since the “Decade of the Brain”, 1990-2000 in the...

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Living and Working in South America: Upcoming Twitter Chat
Jan26

Living and Working in South America: Upcoming Twitter Chat

Mark your Calendars for the upcoming AASSA Twitter Chat What: #AASSA Slow Twitter Chat When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Starting: 8 am EST How Long: You have the entire day to read, respond and tweet Where: Twitter (use #AASSA Hashtag) Twitter Chat Moderators:  Susy Lisken, @LiskenSusy,  (Quito, Ecuador). Cynthia Reneau,@imaapplegeek, (Salvador de Bahia, Brazil) & Silvana Scarso, @SilvanaScarso, (Sao Paulo, Brazil) Connecting via...

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What are Your Top Concerns in 2018?
Jan12

What are Your Top Concerns in 2018?

By Maria Castillo Diaz Mcastillodiaz@clements.com Every year Clements Worldwide releases its Clements Worldwide Risk Index (CWRI) to share key findings from participating organizations on their key losses and concerns over the past 6 months.  In the Summer/ Fall 2016 edition, the international schools that were surveyed provided the following results as key risks:  How are Risks Evolving? As Clements has been participating in schools...

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Implementing Character Counts!
Jan12

Implementing Character Counts!

Laura Sarmiento, MSc in Psychology, Student Support and Psychology Department, Colegio Alberto Einstein Images by Mauricio Vega, Graphic Designer, Colegio Alberto Einstein Twitter: @einsteinecuador Colegio Alberto Einstein is currently implementing Character Counts! with the aim of providing a coherent structure to the values aspect of our school culture. When asked to coordinate the implementation of this program, I knew it would be...

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American School of Paris Fuels Social Media with User-Generated Content
Dec19

American School of Paris Fuels Social Media with User-Generated Content

By Stephanie Griffin, Marketing Associate at Finalsite While social media marketing has been around for nearly a decade, some schools are still struggling to find the time, budget, and resources to build and maintain a sustainable, successful strategy. With multiple target audiences — including current and prospective students and parents, young alumni, athletes, artists, etc. — it is easy for a school to feel overwhelmed by the beast...

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