Teacher to Administrator: 6 Changes I Have Experienced  (so far…)
Jan22

Teacher to Administrator: 6 Changes I Have Experienced (so far…)

Teacher to Administrator: 6 Changes I Have Experienced (so far…) By Justine Wilson, Pan American School of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil @WilsonJustine   J.wilson@pasb.com.br  Justine_wilson@yahoo.com www.msjustinewilson.weebly.com Being an elementary teacher who has moved to administration, the one question I am asked the most is, “Don’t you miss the kids?”  The short answer is yes.  The long answer is more complicated. ...

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Dialogue Circles: A Collaborative Classroom Routine to Promote Active Learning
Jan04

Dialogue Circles: A Collaborative Classroom Routine to Promote Active Learning

By Sherina Isolica and Ana Carolina Nalini, Pueri Domus, Sao Paulo sisolica@yahoo.com carolnalini@hotmail.com “None of us is as smart as all of us”. Kenneth H. Blanchard “Don’t think you have to have it all figured out by yourself. Learn from others in the class and ask for help.” Adapted from “Some Thoughts About the Harkness Table” by Ralph Sneeden, Cindy Adams Sustainable learning must not only be active but also student centered...

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An Open Reflection on my Practice: Semester One of Teaching Abroad
Jan02

An Open Reflection on my Practice: Semester One of Teaching Abroad

< by Mary Davenport, High School English teacher, Graded- American School of Sao Paulo, Brazil. “As I draw the curtains on the sleepy eyes of 2017, my mind turns to the power of reflection. It is my first semester teaching internationally. How has it gone? What are my strengths? What are my next steps? At the end of the semester, I presented a survey eliciting student feedback. It is a survey provided by my school leadership that I...

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Innovate 2017: Educators from Around the World Gather at Graded for Professional Development
Nov08

Innovate 2017: Educators from Around the World Gather at Graded for Professional Development

By: Shauna Hobbs-Beckley, Director of Teaching and Learning Graded, The American School, Sao Paulo Every two years, Graded develops and hosts the Innovate Conference. This year, from October 19-21, educators from around the world visited Graded to learn about innovation in education from experts, faculty, CEOs, and students. The Innovate Conference was unique not only for the topics it covered, but also for it’s ability to...

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International School of Curitiba Hosts Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop Conference 2017
Sep02

International School of Curitiba Hosts Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop Conference 2017

by Michele Randall, K-8 Literacy Coach, ISC The International School of Curitiba proudly hosted the first South American Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop Conference from August 22-26, 2017.  In addition to fifty ISC faculty members, 45 educators from four Central and South American countries (Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, and Costa Rica) and ten schools (Graded-The American School of Sao Paulo, Escola Americana Campinas, Chapel...

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