Excerpted from Chief Joy Officer: How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear by Richard Sheridan.
Marking the shift from contact to connection
By Michael Thompson - The Startup
In a brilliant article in the New York Times, Jane E. Brody discusses how to make a positive impact that would keep you alive in the memories and lives of others.
Don't Teach Your Kids to Code. Teach Them to Communicate.
The jobs of the future don’t exist yet — but we know they’ll require some serious social skills.
New Finnish-American School Model Introduced
International Schools Services (ISS) and Lumo Education Ltd. (Lumo) signed a formal collaboration agreement to co-develop new schools on behalf of clients, using a blended Finnish-American model within an international framework to serve the K–12 community. The organizations report that early interest in this new model from several areas around the world served as a major catalyst for this design.
The article in its entirety, written by Dick Moore of ISS, is available HERE.
Leadership Development: The Missing Piece in the Global Effort to Improve Education
Today, we face formidable challenges in achieving the global community’s bold new sustainable development goal to achieve inclusive and equitable education for all. Around the world, 250 million children still lack basic literacy and numeracy skills, while gender parity is only rarely achieved beyond primary school.
Read more to see what Wendy Kopp, CEO and Co-Founder of Teach For All and Founder of Teach For America, proposes.
Online Program Brings Power of Immersive Space Simulations to STEM Learning - By Jane Gallagher
Online learning has increasingly become a viable option for schools and districts to provide their students with improved access to a greater number of the courses they need.
5 Things You Don't Know About K-12 Virtual Learning - By Carol Ribeiro
To help dispel the myths and provide some insider knowledge on how online education really works, here’s a five-point list of things that you may not have known about virtual learning.
5 Tips for Adding Online Courses to Your School's Academic Offerings
These discoveries are based on more than twenty years of experience collaborating with schools throughout their investigation, planning, and implementation of online and blended learning alternatives. Here are five tips your school can use to create an online learning program that exceeds your expectations.
Why Helicopter Parents Have Got it Wrong - By Bebe Nicholson
When the bar is set high for behavior and academic achievement, students rise to meet those expectations. Real achievement results in a sense of self-worth that no amount of parental hovering can accomplish.
What Kids Need to Learn to Succeed in 2050 - By Yuval Noah Harari
Yuval Noah Harari is an historian and best-selling author of Sapiens, Homo Deus and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. In this article, he discusses how the art of reinvention will be the most critical skill of this century.
Why Personalization in Education Misses the Point
An enlightening article by Jay Lynch.
8 Reasons Teachers Should Try Online Instruction
Sue Ekimoglou of New Jersey's Gloucester High School explains why teaching Advanced Placement math courses online improved her practice and taught students to take more control of their learning.
View the article HERE.
Why We Need to Promote Entrepreneurship in Young Girls
Existing programs that promote and support women's entrepreneurship help address the inequality that currently exists, but they don't reach women early enough.
Click here to read Stanford Social Innovation Review's article on the subject.
WEBINAR: Creating a Culture of Dignity in Your School with Charlie Kuhn
Cultures of Dignity’s co-founder, Charlie Kuhn, hosted a webinar with Crisis Go on how to create a culture of dignity in your school.
Charlie will be at the AAIE Summer Workshop in Princeton, NJ June 19-21, 2019.
Why Leaders and Everyone of Us Should Learn and Adopt Positive Psychology - By Pramod Chandrayan
If everyone can focus more on what they have and what they can do best out of it, then this world will be the most blissful place where everyone will just be doing what they love and will be happy for what they have and that is the main essence of positive psychology.
The Frosch International Travel Monthly Magazine for April 2019. Check this space each month for the latest issue.
How Algebra Ruins Lives
80 percent of high school dropouts cited their inability to pass Algebra I as the primary reason for leaving school.
New Research into Well-being of Students and Staff in International Schools
This summer, over 1,000 international school teachers and leaders completed the first ever international school wellbeing research. The survey, which included quantitative and qualitative questions plus some interviews, asked respondents about their own wellbeing as a professional working in an international school, and the wellbeing of their students.
The research was conducted by a partnership between International Educational Psychology Services (IEPS) and Cardiff University School of Psychology, supported by ISC Research. It engaged teachers and leaders from international schools in 70 countries, representing every region of the world. READ MORE to see the results.
Rose C. Puffer has served as the Superintendent of the International School of Islamabad since 2005.
This year, the award was given jointly to the co-founders of the International Task Force for Child Protection, Jane Larsson and Christy Brown.
"Our world desperately needs a generation of bridge builders and I believe our schools make the difference." -Paul Fochtman, 2018 Superintendent of the Year
The conference will take place November 21-23, 2019 in Capetown, South Africa.
Mara T. from the American International School of Bucharest says "it’s our responsibility as international students to start our own discussion."