Compass Education’s Systems Thinking and Sustainability Workshop at the International School of Havana: Learning to Make a Difference!
Oct20

Compass Education’s Systems Thinking and Sustainability Workshop at the International School of Havana: Learning to Make a Difference!

By: Berrin Schofield, Curriculum Coordinator, International School of Havana Schools are truly complicated places; we are educating a generation of learners that face an increasingly complicated and unknown future. Educators the world over continually ask the question: what do our students need to know? While there are a myriad of answers, there are some things that we can learn and teach that are universally applicable and will...

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Creativity, Collaboration and Kindness
May08

Creativity, Collaboration and Kindness

by Marie-France Perron International School of Havana, Cuba mariefperron@ish.co.cu @mariefp1   For years, I’ve wanted to make a quilt with my students during our unit on patterns. We teach our students the importance of caring for our environment, being kind to others and respecting diversity. I thought, what a better way to put all these values into practice than to create a quilt! The thing is: my students are four years old....

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Students and Teachers Making the Difference in a Learning Environment
Apr25

Students and Teachers Making the Difference in a Learning Environment

By Yordanka Brunet Valle School: International School of Havana, Cuba Email addresses: yordanka@ish.co.cu / yordankabv820218@gmail.com In a teaching and learning environment, it is often clear what the content of the lesson is and its goal, however, generally it is less clear how to motivate students to succeed during the lesson. Some people may believe it is a matter of only using a variety of great resources available to assist the...

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