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17 March 2021

As schools across the U.K. return to on-site teaching and learning, ACS International Schools' parents, teachers, and students share their thoughts and feelings on the return to the classroom... more

By Anne Keeling

ISC Research, which tracks the world's international schools, has released a new report of research into how the wellbeing of students and staff at international schools has been affected by COVID-19.... more

By Justin Connors

Justin is a Senior at the Walworth Barbour American International School in Israel devoting his senior project to examining the means by which foreign students might receive better support at school by taking into account their pedagogical conditioning... more

By Michael Griffin

Metacognition is about thinking. It is about knowing not only what you think, but why you think it and how you arrived at your thoughts. Metacognition is about active learning. It is empowering. Effective teachers foster a metacognitive learning approach, to generate better quality thinking... more

By Rama Ndiaye

White people's shame resilience can only strengthen if they are willing to move authentically through shame. This will happen when they hold each other accountable, break the barriers of white solidarity, and extend true empathy... more
By Dr Karen L. Taylor

One of the challenges of teaching is to capture students' attention when they enter the classroom and to keep it. Which means being aware of attention span and cycles of attention in relation to the rhythm of the lesson... more

The crew that produces Nevertheless has commissioned another four female illustrators from South America, Africa, the Middle East and China to produce a new set of posters featuring role models in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, now available in eight languages. Listen to their podcast episode on STEM Role Models here.

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
What Are the Elements of an Effective Global Citizenship Curriculum?

By Gordon Eldridge

When it comes to structuring curriculum for global citizenship, designing instruction and experiences around justice-oriented citizenship is what we should be striving for. So what might the elements of such a curriculum be?... more

By Kim Marshall

In this article summarized by Kim Marshall, the authors report on their study of students who don't raise their hands during whole-class discussions. The way teachers orchestrate class discussions, as well as student-to-student dynamics, can influence patterns of participation... more
How do you engage parents in the conversation about learning priorities?
By Shwetangna Chakrabarty

We have been minding the gender gap since 1908. It's time to mend it. The pitch for international women's day this year is to celebrate women's achievement, raise awareness against bias, and take action for equality. To choose to challenge is to come up with an action plan for every woman out there... more
By Matthew Piercy

How well do parents really understand what school is today? Parents play an integral role in assisting their child's learning but how might we better facilitate this? How might we as students, parents, teachers, and schools, have a more shared vision of what education can be?... more
By Daniel Kerr

So I just recently finished reading a fascinating new book by Ethan Kross titled, Chatter. It's all about that little voice that we have inside our heads, and the power that it has, when not harnessed properly, to lead us down a rabbit hole of negative self talk and endless rumination. This little voice can easily affect our moods, and if we don't get control over it, this inner chatter can even negatively affect our physical health, as well our relationships with others... more
Global Book Reviews

By Margriet Ruurs

Here are some fabulous new, and not so new, titles to use as tools in the classroom with students while studying science... more
APPOINTMENT NEWS
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Jeremy Majeski will take the reins at Frankfurt International School's satellite campus in Wiesbaden. He joins FIS Wiesbaden from the American School of Barcelona, where for the past four years he has been Elementary Principal.
Grace McCallum will become Head of School at the American School of Brasilia. She is currently Elementary School Principal at Frankfurt International School in Germany.
Lee Hole has been named Head of Secondary at the International School of Phnom Penh, Cambodia beginning August 2021. Lee is currently Head of Secondary School at GEMS International School Dubai.

WORTH A GLANCE

A community-sourced document from @decolonize-intl

By Michael Kokozos, Ph.D.
and Maru Gonzalez, Ed.D

The Planet Classroom Podcast 
Climate Can't Wait is now live

In this episode of Planet Classroom, Orb, the show's virtual host, is joined by Eric Simon, director of What to Do About Climate Disruption, and youth from around the world to talk about how technology, ingenuity, individual commitment and action can address the climate emergency.


UPCOMING EVENTS
Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, and job fairs on- and offline within the international education world.
CIS Tackling Racism Workshop: Intercultural Competence and Achieving Equity
March 17-18, 2021

ECIS Inclusive Recruitment: From Advertising to Appointment
March 18 & 25, 2021
AIELOC Community Visioning
March 20, 2021

Teacher Leader Institute (TLI): Coaching and Supervising Your Team
March 22-28, 2021

Growing Up in Transit Book Club
March 27, 2021

AISH Creating Space for Mindful Leadership
April 1-30, 2021

AISH Aligning Mission and Finances
April 1-30, 2021

BMEsTalk Leadership Lab
April 7, 2021
 
ECIS: Diversity & Belonging - The Power of Commonality and Inclusion
April 8-10, 2021
 
KlingChat: Connecting LGBTQ+ Leaders
April 8, 2021
 
AISH Creating a Positive Culture of Governance
April 15 - May 15, 2021
PTC SUMMER EVENTS
LOOKING FOR A JOB?
PANAMA, MAGEN DAVID ACADEMY, DEPARTMENT HEAD
GEORGIA, INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF GEORGIA, CLASSROOM TEACHER
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS
KUWAIT, AMERICAN SCHOOL OF KUWAIT, INFO TECH(IT) / COMPUTERS
CHINA, GEORGIA SCHOOL NINGBO, CLASSROOM TEACHER
VIETNAM, WESTERN AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS
CHINA, HEFEI AMBRIGHT (THOMAS) SCHOOL, ART
KOREA, TAEJON CHRISTIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, INTERNS
SAUDI ARABIA, RIYADH SCHOOLS-DIRECT, PHYSICAL ED / HEALTH
SWITZERLAND, INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF GENEVA, BUSINESS STUDIES
GERMANY, BERLIN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, COUNSELOR / PSYCHOLOGIST
THAILAND, NAKORNPAYAP INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS
MEXICO, PETERSON SCHOOLS, THE, MATH
MYANMAR, YANGON ACADEMY, COUNSELOR / PSYCHOLOGIST
EGYPT, UPTOWN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, CLASSROOM TEACHER
KOSOVO, INTERNATIONAL LEARNING SCHOOL, INFO TECH(IT) / COMPUTERS
COLOMBIA, COLEGIO ALBANIA - COLOMBIA, CLASSROOM TEACHER
MOROCCO, THE AMERICAN SCHOOL OF BENGUERIR, MUSIC
GEORGIA, INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF GEORGIA, PHYSICS
THAILAND, THAI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, OTHER
SUDAN, KHARTOUM AMERICAN SCHOOL, CLASSROOM TEACHER
CONGO-REPUBLIC, AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, CLASSROOM TEACHER
MALTA, QUALITY SCHOOLS INTERNATIONAL, COORDINATOR
HONG KONG, KOWLOON JUNIOR SCHOOL, PRINCIPAL
USA, INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF INDIANA, CURRICULUM COORDINATOR

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