American School of Rio de Janeiro (EARJ)- Middle School
Jan28

American School of Rio de Janeiro (EARJ)- Middle School

The American School of Rio de Janeiro (EARJ), one of South America’s finest schools, offers innovative programming and three diploma choices to support our students as they develop their full potential by mastering knowledge and skills and developing the character and self-confidence to be successful in our highly globalized marketplace. For more information, please visit our website earj.com.br/...

Read More
The American School of Quito Celebrates 75 Years
Jan27

The American School of Quito Celebrates 75 Years

by Susan A. Williams Director General American School Quito The American School in Quito, Ecuador, is celebrating 75 years since opening its doors in October of 1940. The School was established by a group of forward thinking Ecuadorian families under the leadership of Galo Plaza Lasso, a renowned politician, and Boaz Long, the U.S. Ambassador in Quito at that time. Galo Plaza, who later became the Minister of Defense and President of...

Read More
Be Quiet…
Jan26

Be Quiet…

by Daniel Kerr, Intermediate School Principal Academia Cotopaxi American International School, Quito, Ecuador http://www.mondaymusings.org/ So about a month ago during our two week holiday break, I found myself floating down a river on a tube with nothing around me but the sights and sounds of the Amazon jungle, and the peacefulness and beauty of it all hit me like a fist to the jaw. I spent about an hour or so just listening to the...

Read More
Communication….What’s in a Relationship, Really?
Jan26

Communication….What’s in a Relationship, Really?

by Evan Scott, M.Ed, C.A.A. Director of Athletics, ISM Monagas, Venezuela Throughout my many years of educating students within the public, independent and international schools, I have always been keen on communication. Communication is the lifeline of any discussion between humans as well as cultures for as far back as anyone can remember or dare to. Communication is as diverse as cultures and race. For example, a joke may be funny...

Read More
Facts & Fixes for My (Really Bad) Semester Two Blues
Jan25

Facts & Fixes for My (Really Bad) Semester Two Blues

by Kristen K. Brown, Secondary Coordinator/HS English International School of Monagas, Venezuela   I’ve never been formally diagnosed with clinical depression, but January 2016 greeted me with a full-blown case of the seasonal blues. Of that, I’m quite certain. I traveled home to Texas for the holidays, heeding my own advice. I embarked on my traveler’s holiday bliss by surprising my two teenagers with a much-needed trip home for...

Read More

Subscribe For Latest Updates

Signup for our newsletter and get notified when we publish new articles!