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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AASSA 2018: Reaching the Summit- The Power of Yet
Oct11

AASSA 2018: Reaching the Summit- The Power of Yet

Welcome to Ecuador and welcome to The American School of Quito!   More information about AASSA 2018

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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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Defining Effective Learning at Colegio Einstein
May11

Defining Effective Learning at Colegio Einstein

John Gillespie, Director Colegio Alberto Einstein, Quito, Ecuador I joined Colegio Alberto Einstein in Quito, Ecuador as Director in August 2016. The school was founded in 1976 and it has a proud history of successes.  Since 1996 the school has been an IB World School, authorized to offer the PYP, MYP and the IB Diploma Program. We have been a member of AASSA since 2008, and in 2010 Colegio Einstein was accredited by AdvancED. From my...

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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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