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Reimagining School Together with ISS CHALLENGES

Reimagining School Together with ISS CHALLENGES

What practices should carry forward from online learning?COVID-19 has forced schools to rethink how they operate, educators to re-imagine their practice, and students to adapt and learn in new ways. Although this pandemic presents unprecedented challenges for schools,...

A Special Welcome from ISS Educators

A Special Welcome from ISS Educators

As we approach the start of the 2020-21 school year, we're so excited to share a special welcome with the new teachers beginning at ISS Schools — some of whom are entering the world of international education for the very first time! What's unique about international...

To the Incredible Class of 2020

To the Incredible Class of 2020

A heartfelt congratulations to the Class of 2020! In the face of unprecedented challenges, they've navigated online learning, encouraged and cared for each other while together or apart, and -- as the 2019-20 school year comes to its end -- they have reached...

Congrats to the Let-Us-Farm team at DAIS!

Congrats to the Let-Us-Farm team at DAIS!

This year, 450 teams (over 1000 students) competed in the international NESA Virtual Science and Engineering Fair. Out of those 450 teams, 50 teams were selected to participate in Round 2, with only 5 teams participating in the final round. ISS School Dostyk American...

2020-21 Leadership Changes at LEVEL 5

2020-21 Leadership Changes at LEVEL 5

2020-21 Leadership Changes at LEVEL 5 As the 2019-20 school year nears its end, we'd like to thank two leaders transitioning from their roles at our agile spaces LEVEL 5 Bahrain and LEVEL 5 China; plus, we welcome a new Director to the team. Luke Meinen, LEVEL 5...

Dr. Doug’s Daily Show with CIS

Dr. Doug’s Daily Show with CIS

Especially in this time of community need, we're excited to spotlight the daily show of Doug Murphy, Secondary Principal at Cayman International School (CIS).These morning announcements don't only offer CIS students structure and encouragement; Dr. Doug applauds...

3D-Printed Face Shields for the Aruban Community

3D-Printed Face Shields for the Aruban Community

With 300 face shields already fabricated through 3D printing, Pieter Verduijn, Makerspace and Technology teacher at ISS school International School of Aruba (ISA), has shown what innovation and generosity look like in times of adversity. As Dennis Willeford, Head of...

Makerpedia: Global Cardboard Challenge

Makerpedia: Global Cardboard Challenge

In these times of distance and virtual learning, students and educators around the world are connecting in innovative and uplifting ways. We're excited to spotlight one particular opportunity to engage: the Global Cardboard Challenge. From now until April 15, you and...

#MyFreedomDay at Ambatovy International School

#MyFreedomDay at Ambatovy International School

On March 11, 2020, the #MyFreedomDay campaign calls students around the globe to a day of action against human trafficking. We’re proud to spotlight ISS School Ambatovy International School (AIS) students’ initiative, message, and global reach. They have not only done amazing awareness work around #MyFreedomDay in their community; they have also been selected by CNN to be interviewed and featured, amplifying their advocacy worldwide.

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