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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Welcoming Students with High Fives
Aug30

Welcoming Students with High Fives

Welcoming Students with High Fives By Esther Clark, Director of External Relations, Academia Cotopaxi, Quito Photos by Gabriel Cadenas Sometimes it’s the small things that make a big difference. A smile, a hug, a gesture of gratitude… On Monday, administration, parents, faculty and staff at Academia Cotopaxi created a “high five” line to receive students as they arrived for their first day of school. As the campus filled with...

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Contributing to Space Exploration with Cubes in Space: Students at Academia Cotopaxi Reach for the Stars!
Apr18

Contributing to Space Exploration with Cubes in Space: Students at Academia Cotopaxi Reach for the Stars!

By Margot Solberg (grade 4 teacher) Academia Cotopaxi, Ecuador msolberg@cotopaxi.k12.ec @msolberg12 At Academia Cotopaxi in Quito, Ecuador, seventeen students in the after school “Cubes in Space/NASA Club”, for grades five to eight, were recently approved to fly five science experiments into space! The following highlights the main points of this unique STEAM opportunity, as described by Cubes in Space directly: Cubes in Space™ is a...

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Academia Cotopaxi, Quito, Ecuador
Nov22

Academia Cotopaxi, Quito, Ecuador

Academia Cotopaxi: Ecuador Our Home For more information, please visit our website cotopaxi.k12.ec/ Academia Cotopaxi: Ecuador Our Home from AASSA on...

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Happiness and Learning through Cups of Coffee
Jun21

Happiness and Learning through Cups of Coffee

By: Esther Clark, Director of External Relations and Communications Academia Cotopaxi American International School, Quito, Ecuador The smell of ground espresso and sounds of violin and cello mix with the rush of students making their way to class on a crisp Friday morning in Quito, Ecuador. Sweet Morning Charities Coffee Shop has opened for business and there is a buzz of activity in AC’s High School Cafeteria. Four months ago a...

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