Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Community Moved

Anyone who has been in the international community even a short time knows how tight-knit this circuit is. We are more than colleagues. We are more than friends. We are family. I have been teaching abroad my entire career, and … Continue reading

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The Heart and Soul of a School…

So I had a great conversation last week with our new incoming High School Principal about the best parts about working here at Academia Cotopaxi….he wanted to know what made our school special from my perspective as a new member … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Schools

   Recently my alma mater, my high school overseas, celebrated a milestone. 50 years as a school. The party was a good one by all accounts. There were people from everywhere; from long, long ago, together with current and more … Continue reading

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Culture and Learning

Imagine being part of a large family whose members are from fifty different countries and with each member’s unique experiences, norms, and value systems contributing to form a rich cultural tapestry. While there is no doubt that this family will … Continue reading

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All I Have To Do Today is Smile!

So I read a very good book recently that has forced me to take a deep look at how I spend my days…I looked at the routines and the habits that are so engrained in my day to day approach … Continue reading

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Kindness

During my morning arrival to campus earlier this week, I noticed the presence of a woman standing in front of the school carefully scrutinizing everyone entering EAB. Since I did not recognize the woman and with an obvious concern for … Continue reading

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Success in School and Life

How would you answer the following question: What are the factors that most influence how children achieve success in school and life? Several EAB teachers are currently attending the annual AASSA teachers’ conference with a focus, in part, on answering this essential question. To … Continue reading

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