On January 25, parents of second-grade students visited camps to share their knowledge of various traditional Japanese holidays with the second-grade classes. The festivities included presentations on five holidays and accompanying activities. Continue reading
This week and next, nearly 90 second-grade students have been celebrating a new unit with a quick trip to the soba shop. The unit’s focus? Celebrations. Continue reading
Tricia Apel (elementary/high school math) explores the meaningful use of technology in learning and details, along with Tracey Reed (elementary school instructional technology), how they use an app called EDpuzzle to help students understand math. Continue reading
‘Twas the night before Winterfest, when all through the campus
not a creature was stirring…not even a mustang.
The backdrop was hung behind Santa’s red sleigh,
everything was quite ready for the school’s big day.
Members of the ASIJ Leadership Team and faculty recently attended the EARCOS (East Asia Regional Council of Schools) Leadership Conference in Kuala Lumpur. Marc L’Heureux (elementary school principal) and Genta Branstetter (elementary school associate principal) presented a session on “Using Thinking Routines To Lead Professional Discourse,” while Carrie Bennett (high school associate principal), Brady Cline (high school learning innovation coach) and Paul O’Neill (director of teaching and learning) presented on the new IMPACT program. Continue reading