Monthly Archives: November 2018

Child Safeguarding

So last weekend we hosted an international child safeguarding conference here at ASP, with over 150 participants representing 24 countries from all around the world, and you know what…it was really, really heavy. It was run by the committed and inspiring leaders of CIS (Council of International Schools), who hit us … Continue reading

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Stop the Downturn: Data for Student Support

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato For many years I have been involved in student support planning. As an EdTech professional, I am heavily involved in managing and using student data. Student assessment data is normally used … Continue reading

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Confronting fascism in the classroom

What do we do when confronted with a student who says he admires the ideology of Mussolini? Or when a student asks, “Aren’t Jews generally more rich?” These and other interactions have been happening in my classroom recently as I … Continue reading

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Tis the Season, A 2019 Job Seeking Primer

Sorry I haven’t written in awhile. Been super busy transitioning to a new amazing team of educators in a very special country. No matter how much I write about the unique experience of seeking a job in international schools, I … Continue reading

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Bring Me To Tears

So a couple of weeks ago, as part of my usual classroom walk through routine, I stopped by a K1 (4 year old) class and sat down to watch. The kids were all seated on the rug and counting out … Continue reading

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We Went Viral!: Celebrating Teachers Makes Good TV

  Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets Choir kids will relate: our beloved music teacher from high school is battling cancer, and we wanted to show our support. She wasn’t up for lots of visits, so we pulled together to create a … Continue reading

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