The Enrollment Management Association and ISC Research, partners of AAIE, have collaborated to publish the International School Admission Industry Report, available for free download.
The 3-day workshop facilitated by Cultures of Dignity and the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children featured invigorating discussion, debate an investigation into the powerful link between social-emotional learning, a healthy community and child safety.
Dacher Keltner is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley, Director of the Berkeley Social Interaction Lab, and serves as the Faculty Director of the Berkeley Greater Good Science Center. His research focuses on the biological and evolutionary origins of compassion, awe, love, and beauty, as well as power, social class, and inequality.
What's the Hurry? What I've Come to Believe About Change - By Gregory Hedger
Director of The International School Yangon and AAIE Board Member Gregory Hedger talks about how "change is hard work, but it is necessary work." Greg is an AAIE featured blogger and can be found below on AAIE's homepage.
3 Body Language Mistakes Leaders Make - By LeAnne Lagasse
How to send nonverbal messages that build trust and connection.
How Do Good Leaders Give Advice? The Short Answer: They Don't - By Lenora Houseworth-Weston
Instead of having an answer to every question, the most effective leaders are coaches - people who can guide others to arrive at their own solutions, put them into action, and set goals, says reacher and management consultant Julia Milner.
The Best Leaders Know Who They're Really Serving - By Richard Sheridan
Excerpted from Sheridan's book, Chief Joy Officer: How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear.
Questioning Techniques - By Michael De Main
How to question students with 5 great techniques.
An interesting analysis of modern public education using Plato's Allegory of the Cave as an analogy. "The questions that need to be asked are not relevant to data or test scores, but rather what and how are we teaching the next generation of learners?"
School Advancement as Conversation and the Threat of Organizational Dementia - By David Willows
The latest entry from one of AAIE's featured bloggers, David Willows provides a great insight into an important topic.
Understanding “New Power” - By Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms
A beautifully written summary of the concepts of 'New Power'– and the metaphors about how old power is like “currency”, hoarded by a few. Where new power is the equivalent of “current,” or it is open, shared, and the most powerful when surging and when channeled.
New research finds that computers are most effective as teaching tools when used sparingly, and to teach kids at certain ages specific subjects.
GOA's Summer Playlist 2019: 20 Resources for Reflection and Inspiration - By The GOA Staff
2019 Summer Playlist for educators offers 20 resources to read, watch, and listen to.
What Should My School Blog About? - By Mia Major
Blogs are an important medium for your school, but knowing just what to blog about isn't always a simple task. Mia Major from Finalsite offers some ideas.
At Jakarta Intercultural School, Tim Carr turned a successful traditional school into an even more successful progressive school. In this podcast, Carr, now Co-Head of Avenues: The World School's online campus, discusses how to bring this transformative change as well as the ambition of sharing a common experience of school across continents.
Will Our Children Know and Care About June 6, 1944? - An Editorial
What Students Gain From Learning Ethics in School - By Linda Flanagan
Linda Flanagan makes the case for why Ethics courses should be a necessity in our schools, rather than a sought after rarity.
How Differentiation Became a Dirty Word to Teachers By Samantha Ryker
Differentiation has been relegated to yet another buzzword in educational circles.
After spending half his adult life overseas and in international schools, DJ Condon decided to return to the United States in 2014 to become the Head of School at Le Jardin Academy. You can read about his experience HERE (Page 40) or view his AAIE HeadTalk on the subject HERE.
Striving to provide an equitable, culturally global environment for its school community, one school realizes what it holds as true may not be aligned with the larger community (Page 12).
Based on collective wisdom and survey feedback, a project was born to train heads of school and Board chairs to lead together. David Chojnacki and Rick Detwiler highlight the 'why' and just as importantly the 'how' of forging this critical partnership (Page 34).
Check out AASSA's May 2019 Newsletter with announcements, professional development information and news from classrooms around the region.
In this edition: A glimpse at the 38th Annual Educators’ Conference, introducing a new board member and recognizing the 2019 award winners.