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8 June 2022

By Shwetangna Charkrabarty

Send your articles, pictures, and event updates about how you are celebrating the month of pride at your school! more

By Liz Cho, Jessica Wei Huang, Joel Jr Llaban, Margaret Park, and Daniel Wickner

A reflection from the recent EARCOS panel on Identity and Decolonizing the Work of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in International Schools... more

By Kathleen Naglee

Develop your vision, practice and hone it in experience, and most importantly, wield it for the betterment of your community... more

By Kim Cofino

10 frequently mentioned themes for the most essential skills for emerging leaders today represent a well-rounded and likely non-traditional leader... more

By Ruqaiya Takreem

Alsama project opens a second school in Lebanon inside Bourj al Barajneh refugee camp, supporting 600 refugee students who have missed multiple years of education... more

By Jacqui Patrick

In this Pearl, Jacqui bravely shares her journey with the notion of kindness and the role of difficult conversations... more

By Ashima Ranga

Although challenging, these past two years made us realize the importance of human connection and made us more empathetic towards each of our stories... more

By Michael Iannini and Claire Peet

A leader’s most important responsibility is to develop leaders... more

By Josh Bishop

As we prepare to enter the Fourth Industrial Revolution, how has our education changed to meet this challenge? I suspect, a significant shift is necessary... more

By Natasha Winnard

The key element is the importance of constantly reflecting and learning from the one thing all global families seem to share: lives of constant change... more

By Julie Stern and Mihai Catrinar

In this episode, Cheryl-Ann Weekes talks mental health, resilience, and self-compassion... more

Student Artwork, Bavarian International School

Art provides a unique insight into student voice, allowing us to reflect on the human condition by seeing the world through the lens of the student... more
By Daniel Kerr

Just before the April holiday our Middle School division hosted their annual Career Day for students, and it was inspiring to see so many professionals sharing their life passions and purpose with our kids. I overheard one student say, “I didn’t know that job even existed”, and another one said, “Wow, everyone sure loves their job in our community”, which may not be completely true, but at the heart of it, it really was the exact message that we are trying to send…love your work! more
By Shwetangna Chakrabarty

Recently I was showing my senior students Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED talk "The Danger of a Single Story". This led to an interesting discussion on ‘Single Stories’. As per Adichie, a single story is a one-sided perspective of something or someone. Single stories have the power to create false interpretations of the actual story. She coins the term Nkali to describe the power that creates false one-sided interpretations. more
By Margriet Ruurs

There’s a fine line between reading picture books aloud to children and children being able/wanting to read by themselves. Even if their interest level is high, sentence structure can be difficult to master. Here are chapter books and graphic novels to help encourage reading. more
By Matthew Piercy

This is not about becoming more like mollusks. Rather, a glimpse into what behaviors we might begin to bolster, in order to have longer but also improved lives. Moreover, lives where we do not simply exist, but relate as individuals, communities, and to all other life forms. Connected, balanced, and in life’s flow, symbiotically moving with purpose and defined by shared values. Slowing down may just be the secret ingredient. more

Jon Saphier
Research For Better Teaching

Museums for Digital Learning
Sandra Hite has been appointed Head of School of Yew Chung International School of Silicon Valley in the USA.
Nina Johnson has been appointed Associate Principal of Dhahran Elementary/Middle School in Saudi Arabia.
Mark Osborn has been appointed Middle and High School Principal of Colegio Americano de Torreon in Mexico.
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Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, job fairs and more...
ALI Learning Conference - Africa in the Curriculum
Jun 11, 2022
PTC Instructional Supervision and Evaluation (online)
Jun 18 - 24, 2022
AIELOC Translanguaging: Designing Equitable Multilingual Learning Spaces
Jun 18, 2022
PTC Assessment Leadership in the International School
Jun 20 - 26, 2022
AIELOC Navigating Boundaries
Jun 21, 2022
CTC Getting to Solutions: The Heart of Counseling
Jun 23 - 27, 2022
TIE Resume Workshop
Jun 23, 2022
AIELOC Transforming our Institutions to Defend and Empower Student Identities
Jun 23, 2022
AIELOC Pursuing our Collective Leadership and Pathways for DEIJ
Jun 25, 2022
PTC Leadership and Team Dynamics (online)
Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2022
PTC Curriculum Leadership in the International School
Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2022
PTC Creating an Effective School
Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2022
EAL Teachers: EAL in the Mainstream Classroom
Jun 29 - Jul 3, 2022
CTC Counselors: Mental Health and Well-being in International Schools
Jun 29 - Jul 3, 2022
ISS Book Talk: Becoming an International School Educator
Jun 29, 2022
DEI Leaders - Annual Conference
Jun 29 - 30, 2022
Jul 7 - 9, 2022

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Jun 20 - Apr 26, 2022

Jun 20 - 26, 2022

Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2022

Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2022


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