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14 February 2024

By Tina Fossgreen

This approach benefits teachers but also positively impacts students, underscoring the importance of teacher agency in shaping the future of education… more

By Jeff Lippman and Liz Lee

Schools talk about student-led learning but very few actually give students this kind of power, to help shape the spaces where they learn… more

By Lianne Dominguez

Five tips and a series of anecdotes to help fellow accidental leaders overcome this pesky feeling of inadequacy… more

By Sarah Reich and Dr. Alan Knobloch

How the International School of Hamburg adopted a holistic approach to sustainable nutrition in school… more

By Shwetangna Chakrabarty

Key takeaways from AIELOC’s first in person conference include the path to a more inclusive and just educational landscape… more

By Yolanda Su Wai Htet, Grade 5

A student at the International School Yangon sends a global message using poetry as their tool… more

By Aberra B. Belayneh

Future discussions and decision-making around AI and education must include the fate of the unconnected/less connected… more
SHIFTING SCHOOLS PODCAST

By Jeff Utecht and Tricia Friedman

A high school student joins the hosts to discuss the implications of AI in schools, focusing on integration to foster inclusion and improve learning… more
PEARLS OF WISDOM

By Richelle Pearce

The power of the narrative not only drives vision and curriculum implementation but has the power to inspire, enthuse, and move people to action… more
PEACE YOU HAVE MY WORD

By Fitia, Grade 10

Each piece of student work is evidence that education for Peace is a powerful tool to develop self-awareness, poetic appreciation, and critical thinking… more

By Kim Cofino

The skills and habits you develop in your instructional coaching role will serve you well in any future position, including formal leadership roles... more
By Paul Magnuson

In an email exchange with a friend, I ask about his kids, his new job, the usual catching up. His response appears in my inbox. I begin reading and catch my breath on one short paragraph. It’s about his new job, the first time in decades he isn’t in a classroom... more
By Daniel Kerr

There have been so many interesting studies conducted over the years which highlight the magic and power of a single smile, and I love that something so seemingly simple and effortless can inspire, affect, and set the tone of a person’s day... more
By Conrad Hughes

Anyone who studies the sociology of education knows that for hundreds of years it has been considered part of an economic vision of human behaviour. Consider the language used to describe assessment: “value added”, “rates”, “distinction”, “grade averages”, “results”, “promotion” and so on... more
By Margriet Ruurs

From elephants to sea turtles, from caterpillars to owls, here are some fabulous (new) books for children – and nature lovers of all ages – to learn more about the natural environment. I have included fictional and nonfiction texts, both picturebooks and novels... more
By Kenya Washington

When it comes to learning, what makes a student ‘good’ at it? Now….What makes them ‘great’? From another lens, when you think about what makes a student well and how they cope, what makes a student ‘okay’? Now….What makes them ‘well-balanced’... more
WORTH READING
Jamie Green has been appointed Upper School Principal of the American School of Belo Horizonte in Brazil.
Kerry Timmerman has been appointed Head of School of the American School of Belo Horizonte in Brazil.
Paola Torres de Pereira has been appointed Lower School Director of the American School of Paris in France.
Have you announced
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Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, job fairs and more...
AISA/GISS 2024 Global Issues Service Summit
Feb 15 - 17, 2024
 
PTC-EAL Instructing and Assessing Multilingual Learners (IAML) (asynchronous 18 Feb-27 Apr)
Feb 18, 2024
 
PTC-GTC Who’s next on your board?
Feb 18, 2024
 
AAIE Global Leaders Conversation with Ildiko Murray: AI, AR, VR and Immersive Classrooms
Feb 29, 2024
 
NESA 2024 Learning Futures Summit
Mar 1 - 2, 2024
 
AAIE Global Leaders Conversation: Leading in Global Activism: Empowering Students to Take Action
Mar 14, 2024
 
Search Associates London Job Fair
Mar 16 - 17, 2024
 
AMISA Educators' Conference (#EdCon)
Mar 20 - 22, 2024
 
EARCOS 19th Annual Teachers' Conference 2024
Mar 21 - 23, 2024
 
AAIE Global Conversation: Discussion: Current trends in child safeguarding and protection
Mar 21, 2024
 
PTC-CTC Culturally Responsive Counseling in the International School (6 synchronous sessions)
Mar 23, 2024
 
PTC-GTC Put Teeth and Meaning into the Head’s Evaluation
Mar 24, 2024
 
PTC-TLI Teacher Leaders: Curriculum - the Heart of the Teacher Leader Role (asynchronous 6 Apr-31 May)
Apr 6, 2024
 
Search Associates Latin America Virtual Job Fair
Apr 6 - 7, 2024
 
AAIE Global Leaders Conversation: Exploring Deeper Learning in International Schools: Strategies, Successes, and Challenges
Apr 11, 2024
 
AAIE Global Leaders Conversation: Navigating the Path To Success: Building and Supporting Instructional Coherence
Apr 18, 2024
 
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