Library/Media, Technology, and Curriculum Coordinators Meeting
Aug31

Library/Media, Technology, and Curriculum Coordinators Meeting

LIBRARY/MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY, AND CURRICULUM COORDINATORS MEETING By: Carolina Calvo, Colegio Jorge Washington, Library/Media Coordinator, Cartagena, Colombia As educators in multicultural schools, we must permanently grow in our areas of expertise and find ways to integrate with other areas to teach our 21st century learners. To accomplish this, last May, Colegio Jorge Washington (COJOWA) in Cartagena, Colombia hosted a LIBRARY/MEDIA,...

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EARJ Middle School Chalk Mural Project
Aug31

EARJ Middle School Chalk Mural Project

EARJ Middle School Chalk Mural Project by Andrea Buffara, Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro Reading evokes powerful memories for me. The reason why I loved to read was because I felt transported to different times and different lands and could pretend to be characters from novels.  I could live many lives in the comfort of my own home and did not need to go far to get conveyed to a different reality. One of the first books I vividly...

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Do Not Underestimate the Value of a Comprehensive Sports Program
Aug30

Do Not Underestimate the Value of a Comprehensive Sports Program

Do Not Underestimate the Value of a Comprehensive Sports Program by Kevin Darrell, Clements Worldwide Numerous studies cite the importance of offering and integrating a competitive sports program into your school’s experience.[1] [2] These studies point to the relationship between competitive sports and the development of mental capabilities and academic achievement as a key benefit, but that is just one piece of how competitive...

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Student-Led Classrooms: Heightening Student Engagement and Leadership
Aug29

Student-Led Classrooms: Heightening Student Engagement and Leadership

Student-Led Classrooms: Heightening Student Engagement and Leadership  By Christine Hodges, Fourth Grade Teacher at Colegio International Puerto La Cruz (CIPLC)  The beauty of beginning a new school year is that we as educators have the opportunity to research cutting-edge practices over the summer, and then immediately implement them into our classrooms the following fall. Summer 2015 was no exception. In June, Dave Burgess, author...

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A Day in the Life of a Lincoln Student
Aug29

A Day in the Life of a Lincoln Student

A Day in the Life of a Lincoln Student Tony Bellew @bellew,  Yau-Jau Ku @yaujauku, Barbara Noel @Bfirstnoel Learning Coaches, Asociación Escuelas Lincoln, Buenos Aires, Argentina         Adjusting to a new position in a new school is always difficult. Adjusting to a newly created position is even more challenging. As part of a team of newly appointed Learning Coaches we have accepted that challenge but have had to...

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