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8 December 2021

By Samuel J. Richards

An interdisciplinary, project-based learning institute at the high school level was launched at Shanghai American School: "I've never before had so many conversations with freshmen about whether scientists could be religious or vice versa. This didn't happen in our traditional stand-alone courses," more
WOMEN WHO LEAD

By Kim Cofino

Here are five strategies that you can use "in the moment" during a confrontation or difficult conversation to diffuse the situation and hopefully get to a point of compromise... more

By Dr. Rachel Previs Ball

By carefully considering what factors matter to teacher candidates and designing a recruitment plan that meets the needs of desired applicants, schools will be poised to more successfully hire quality teachers... more

An interview with Dominique Dalais

In part one of his interview with TIE, Dominique talks about his background as a teacher of color and what motivated him to start taking action around Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice issues... more

By Leo Thompson

In the wider scheme of things, it may be a child's ability to lead responsible change with the necessary competencies, understanding, and dispositions that define their future... more
VIDEO

By Michaela Johnson, Grade 12

In this video, Michaela Johnson, a Grade 12 student at The International School of Zug and Luzern, speaks on her experiences with racism in life and school... more
VIDEO

By Margaret Stuhan

Margaret helps us understand that, in your role as principal, your teachers need you. She offers five strategies for being the "well" and at the same time taking care of yourself... more
PODCAST

By Kyra Kellawan - The PilotEd Podcast

Hannah Wilson is an independent consultant and facilitator who specializes in leadership development and training. Hannah was one of the founding members of the Women in Education Leadership movement WomenEd in the UK... more

By Tania Mansfield

Using the PTC Effective Leadership course as a guide, I reflect on my entry plan into a new school community with hopes of sharing my knowledge, objectives, and experience with others... more

By Jeffrey Gibbs

Hisar began our peer-managed Writing Center with a goal to transform our school into a collaborative community of writers who believe in writing as a means to make their way in the world, no matter their profession... more

By Travis Hostetter

Collaboration can transform classrooms where students are compliant to become learners who have voice, choice, autonomy, and ownership of their own learning... more

By Anne Keeling

The promise of an international education for students has resulted in the dramatic growth in the world's international schools' market but what has an international education during school age years meant to the students? more
By Daniel Kerr

So here we are heading into the final three weeks of school before the winter holiday, and I feel compelled to re-share a post from a couple of years ago. As you all know, the month of December is right around the corner, and now is a good time I think to reflect on the many things that bring us joy and inspiration as educators... more
By Matthew Piercy

"Ten years from now, everything is going to be virtual," proclaimed one of my quieter eleven year-old students. Her shyness overcome by both her passion and resoluteness. We were preparing to have an introductory experience with virtual reality. The device, the Oculus, aptly named for it means, "eye" in Latin... Originating in antiquity, the oculus is the perfect name as we begin to challenge ourselves in learning from the future... more
By Shwetanga Chakrabarty

Assistive technology includes a wide range of strategies from assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices and other resources used to compensate for the lack of certain abilities. In an inclusive classroom, there are needs that have to be met with specific resources... more
GLOBAL BOOK REVIEWS
By Margriet Ruurs

Language - perhaps your students speak several different languages. What is it like to learn a new one? And how does language influence what you do each day? Books and stories help develop proficiency in any language. These books, fiction and nonfiction, all take a closer look at different aspects of language... more
WORTH READING

Rethinking Assessment

Jason A. Grissom,
Anna J. Egalite,
and Constance A. Lindsay,
The Wallace Foundation

Katherine Martinelli,
Child Mind Institute
Marika Farrell has been appointed Secondary Principal at Berlin Brandenburg International School in Germany.
Bryan Bordelon has been appointed High School Principal of The American School of São Paulo in Brazil beginning July 2022.
Eric Johnson has been appointment Upper Secondary Principal at IPS in Wroclaw, Poland.
Have you announced
your new position yet?
Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, job fairs and more...
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