Using Twitter in classroom: Experimenting with 8th graders
Jul29

Using Twitter in classroom: Experimenting with 8th graders

Using Twitter in classroom: experimenting with 8th graders Lucius Provase, Portuguese teacher (8th grade) , Graded, The American School of São Paulo The project One of the main concerns in contemporary education studies is how we empower our students? How do we show our students that they can use their voices to make change? Many different answers came up for those questions and we can say that tech was responsible for giving really...

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Children of Haiti Project
Jul28

Children of Haiti Project

To: Board of COHP Directors Respected Contributors All Potentially Interested Individuals and Groups From: F. Anderson on behalf of the Board and the COHP Director Five years of uniquely successful Children of Haiti Project (COHP) were completed during the last week of June 2015. Our beloved and esteemed Director, Dominique Pierre, recently expressed that “this past year of academic and extra-curricular operations were the most...

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Two at EABH Achieve National Recognition
Jul28

Two at EABH Achieve National Recognition

Two at EABH Achieve National Recognition By Rodolpho Araujo Belo Horizonte, Brazil – The announcement of recent national awards has highlighted the accomplishments of two members of the faculty and staff at the American School of Belo Horizonte (Escola Americana de Belo Horizonte – EABH). The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), in conjunction with the US Department of State Office of Overseas Schools,...

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Learning to See the World: Application of Design Thinking in Education
Jul25

Learning to See the World: Application of Design Thinking in Education

Learning to See the World: Application of Design Thinking in Education by Esther Clark , the Director of External Relations and Communications at Academia Cotopaxi American International School in Quito, Ecuador. The purpose of education is learning; learning to see the world, critique it, interact with it and relate with it. There’s a quote by the writer E.M. Forster that says: “Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but...

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AASSA Business Managers’ Institute – Miami, FL 2015
Jul23

AASSA Business Managers’ Institute – Miami, FL 2015

The world is changing in exponential ways due to technology. Education is not an exception. Consumers are turning into producers. Kindergarteners are turning into authors with a worldwide audience.  Middle schoolers are emerging as critical thinkers and authentic problem solvers. High schoolers are applying to colleges with real world work as part of their portfolios. Teachers become self-directed and connected worldwide for their...

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