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TIE Newsletter

3 February 2020
By Dr Karen L. Taylor

Understanding and correcting one's mistakes offers critical learning, but getting there can be tricky, particularly in a context that traditionally views mistakes as failure. The classroom environment must foster conditions in which students can view them as learning opportunities... more

By Joel Jr. Llaban

Joel Jr. Llaban shares an update on developments since a petition circulated recommending that all agencies and organizations involved in accrediting and evaluating international school quality worldwide include antiracism and antidiscrimination principles in their standards... more

By Elizabeth Stark

Last spring, Elizabeth Stark was dumbfounded to learn that the IBDP exams had been canceled and those all-important "points" were suddenly rendered meaningless. But it wasn't long before this eclipse allowed her to see things in a new light.... more
Learning from Women Who Lead

By Kim Cofino

We often view our leaders as having carefully crafted their careers from the outset. But there are as many paths to leadership as there are leaders. Each journey is unique, and as polished and successful as we perceive women in leadership roles to be, they didn't all start out that way.... more

By David Willows

When Amanda Gorman stood at the podium on the Capitol steps a couple of weeks ago and recited her poem for the new president, the world was once again offered a lesson on why words do matter after all... more

By Lisa Perskie & the UNAtions Team

School of the Nations has found that it is possible both to sustain and strengthen its service projects and connections with its sister schools online thanks to friendship, collaboration, and empathy. The trust developed prior to the pandemic helped tremendously... more
By Esther Bettney & Jon Nordmeyer

In the past year, WIDA has partnered with a variety of researchers and practitioners to better understand how to support multilingual students, their teachers, and their schools in the midst of the ongoing COVID pandemic, and they have some ideas to share... more

By Finlay Morriss

Online learning platform Mangahigh has launched its Maths Challenge competition in partnership with COBIS to help improve attainment, as well as support schools and students who are currently learning remotely... more

By ACS Press Office

Open to all interested in building a better, more sustainable future, "The world needs global citizens" will be hosted by ACS International School Hillingdon on Tuesday 9 February and will feature a number of speakers who will share perspectives on the global challenges before us... more

By Jill Alali

Commencing in the 2021-2022 academic year, Fairgreen students will be able to embrace an international network of experts in sustainability by choosing tracks in Nature Conservation, Sustainable Hospitality, Sustainable Fashion and more... more

By Angela Beach

Dalian American International School Elementary in Dalian, China takes distance learning beyond the screen by offering student toolkits to enhance instruction and add a personal touch—a weekly-refreshed bag of physical supplements to online learning... more
By Matt Piercy

I am beginning to think it best to begin each lesson or unit plan with an overt intention to lead and not manage. Similar to coaching. To allow students to genuinely take a front seat to their learning. If not in the driver's seat, at least to sit shotgun. Far too much chauffeuring of backseat passive non-learners has grown to be the default modus operandi... more
By Mike Simpson

The International School of Yangon is the first school I have worked in that has a performance culture in which everyone is focused on getting better than they are now. Given that I have only ever worked in good schools, that statement might rub a few ex-colleagues the wrong way. But the reality is that for everyone to be focused on getting better than they are now, everyone needs to accept that they have a performance gap.... more
WORTH A GLANCE
By Daniel Kerr

So if you know me really well, or even if you know me just a little bit, you know that I'm a hugger, and the most difficult thing about this pandemic for me is that I can't hug anyone! Yes, it's difficult wearing a mask, and I'm not loving the lockdown or the many Covid restrictions that have been in place for almost a year either, but the thing that's really getting old is not being able to greet, or thank, or congratulate, or console anyone with a lingering hug... more
By Margriet Ruurs

Eric Walters is the author of over 100 books. His work includes picture books, early read novels and novels for teens and young adults. Many of these books are ‘everybody' books and are often realistic fiction based on true stories... more

By Andy Housiaux

Thoughtful insights offered by students helped those conducting a study understand how mastery, identity, and creativity lead to learning environments and assessments that inspire meaningful, sustained engagement... more

By Kim Marshall

Wiggins has found that a three-level feedback system Publishable/Revisable/Redo encourages students to work hard on revising their writing assignments and making significant improvements, without requiring extensive grading or commenting on her part... more
Principals' Training Center
June / July Institutes

Are you an international school Teacher, Principal, Counselor, Teacher Leader? Join us in our all new custom-designed virtual courses! June/July institutes are filling fast!
UPCOMING RECRUITING FAIRS
AIEA Networking Event
February 8, 2021

University of Northern Iowa (UNI)
Cedar Falls, IA - USA
February 5-6, 2021

ISS Schrole Advantage iFair
February 16, 2021

ECIS: Inclusive Recruitment
From Advertising to Appointment
February 18, 2021

ECIS: Inclusive Recruitment
From Advertising to Appointment
February 25, 2021
 
Search Associates Recruiting Fair
Shanghai, China
February 26-28, 2021

UPCOMING EVENTS
Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, and job fairs on- and offline within the international education world.
Join the AIELOC Book Club

Growing Up in Transit
by Danau Tanu
  
Chapters 1-2:  30 January at 6pm EST

Chapters 3-5:   27 February at 8am EST
 
Chapters 6-8:   27 March at 6pm EST
 
KlingChat: Connecting Women in Leadership
February 4, 2021
 
WIDA Discover What Your Multilingual Learners Can Do
February 4, 2021
 
ECIS Designing Access for All 
February 9, 2021
 
ECIS/ICMEC: Healthcare Professional Practice Group 
February 9-16, 2021
 
AASSA Beyond Performance: The Work of Equity and Justice in International Schools
February 9, 2021

ECIS/ICMEC: Healthcare Professional Practice Group
February 9, 2021
 
ISS Designing Winning, Low Budget, Marketing Campaigns Through Facebook Advertising
February 9, 2021

ECIS Making the Leap: Unique Challenges Women Face in Pursuing a Leadership Role 
February 10, 2021

AASSA Cultivating the Leadership Pipeline and Fostering Diversity in Leadership
February 10, 2021
ECIS: Making the Leap: Unique Challenges Women Face in Pursuing a Leadership Role
February 10, 2021

ECIS: Women Who Lead
February 10, 2021
ECIS: Teaching and Learning for Intercultural Understanding
February 11, 2021
 
ACE-AIEA Internationalization Collaborative 
February 12, 2021
 
ECIS CANversation
February 12, 2021

ISS Diversity Collaborative Meeting 
February 18, 2021

TLI Curriculum - The Heart of the Teacher Leader Role
February 15 - March 22, 2021

ISS Diversity Collaborative Meeting
February 18, 2021

AIELOC Community Visioning
February 20, 2021

ISS ArtShift
February 20, 2021

TTC Instructing and Assessing Multilingual Learners (IAMLL)
February 21 - May 1, 2021

ECIS Collaborations: Developing Every Student's Linguistic Repertoire
February 22 -27, 2021

ISS Leading with Heart, Mind, & Body - An Introduction to Conscious Leadership
February 22, 2021

CIS Tackling Racism Series: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Our Schools
February 23-24, 2021
Teacher Leader courses:

15 February- 22 March 2021

22 March- 26 April 2021  

Teacher Courses:

Feb 21 - May 1 2021

6 March to 3 April 2021
LOOKING FOR A JOB?
LUXEMBOURG, INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LUXEMBOURG, DRAMA
CONGO-REPUBLIC, AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS
KOREA, TAEJON CHRISTIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, SCIENCE
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, DUNECREST AMERICAN SCHOOL, ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS
THAILAND, THAI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, OTHER
VIETNAM, SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, INFO TECH(IT) / COMPUTERS
MYANMAR, THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL YANGON, MATH
EGYPT, ECOLE OASIS INTERNATIONAL, PHYSICS
KOSOVO, INTERNATIONAL LEARNING SCHOOL, HISTORY
COSTA RICA, COSTA RICA INTERNATIONAL , HEAD OF SCHOOL
TAIWAN, MINGDAO HIGH SCHOOL, LIBRARY
CANADA, MULGRAVE, THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF VANCOUVER, COUNSELOR / PSYCHOLOGIST
BOLIVIA, SANTA CRUZ COOPERATIVE SCHOOL, MUSIC
CHINA, JINAN THOMAS SCHOOL - SHANDONG, COUNSELOR / PSYCHOLOGIST
COLOMBIA, COLEGIO ALBANIA - COLOMBIA, SOCIAL STUDIES
INDIA, STEP BY STEP NOIDA, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
GUATEMALA, COLEGIO INTERAMERICANO, COUNSELOR / PSYCHOLOGIST
SWITZERLAND, INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF GENEVA, ECONOMICS
MEXICO, PETERSON SCHOOLS, THE, SOCIAL STUDIES
USA, INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF DENVER, FOREIGN LANGUAGES
KUWAIT, UNIVERSAL AMERICAN SCHOOL, PRINCIPAL
MEXICO, PETERSON SCHOOLS, THE, MATH
INDONESIA, SAMPOERNA ACADEMY, ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS
MONGOLIA, INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ULAANBAATAR, MUSIC
TURKEY, CAKIR SCHOOL, ESL / EFL

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