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Increase the capacity for conflict resolution in your classroom by teaching mediation skills to every student.

Often an educator can feel more like a referee than a teacher during a school year. …

“Our emotions are a part of us. They can impact our cognition and our behavior. How do we simply leave them at the door?” It’s a false dichotomy. 

I remember hearing many years ago during multiple education training sessions, “Leave your emotions at the …

Think like a life coach and give your students the tools to be their own life coach.

At the very center of teaching is the element of guiding or coaching your students both …

The role of a coach is immense. Not only do you have to provide guidance, encouragement, …

A group of students visiting the exhibit about Home.

Above: A group of students visiting the exhibit about Home. I like to think of the …

Leah's Voice is a story that touches on the difficulties children encounter when they meet a child with autism or special needs.

“I love you!” Is what every parent hopes their child will say to their new baby …

The skill of making genuine connections is an important life lesson.

Every day, educators can change the world one child at a time. They do that by …

If you have not heard about this survey before, I started it in 2019 as a way to bring our community together and to see what was on the minds of International ̳ Athletic Directors from various school sizes and geographical locations.

The job of an Athletic Director (AD) or Head of Sport can be extremely demanding with …

Interactive math games can be perceived as a new-age learning tool that aims to make mathematics fun and engaging for students.

The evolution of teaching and learning methods is a dynamic process. Traditionally, we often associate learning …

When we ask our students to craft their own personal narratives, memoirs, vignettes, and small moment pieces, we can feature texts where family dynamics, languages, homes, and conflicts may be different from texts we are currently using (and have been using for years).

In the fall of 2022, school boards and school librarians were being inundated with book ban …

Traveling during the summer months goes without saying for international school employees, especially expats who often have to go “home” and visit with friends and family that still cannot believe they live so far away.

A time to relax and recharge your batteries, but also a time to reflect on and …

Transformers are not real (ChatGPT told me so). ChatGPT is.

If you’ve ever heard of Transformers, you’ve probably heard of the famous Optimus Prime. The character …