What Makes a School International? (TIE Online)


“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.” The Bard reminded us that a name by itself means nothing – it’s what’s behind the name that really matters. Does having the word international in a school’s name make it international? That is the question! Shakespeare references […]

Top 5 Characteristics of a Leader

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Author: Jessica Hurford Job hunting these days can be frustrating: countless hours spent online searching for job openings, formatting and re-formatting your resume, followed by endless interviews. If you’re looking for a career in a management position you must be prepared to show that you possess certain traits deemed important for those in a leadership […]

Kim Garst: 4 Reasons Why Social Media Should be Taught in Our School Systems

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I saw a story recently about a school, named Ngee Ann, in Singapore where a math teacher gave problems to students and asked that the answers be “tweeted.” These tweets were then projected on a screen at the front of the room, in real time! (1) Now this was not just some rogue, social media […]

Education Everywhere: International School Success Stories and Global Collaboration


Edutopia’s video series Education Everywhere profiles innovative school systems all around the world. There you’ll find links to the videos and additional resources for global learning. BY EDUTOPIA STAFF Education Everywhere Video Series Edutopia’s video series takes a look at high-achieving education systems and model schools around the world to see what makes them successful. […]

Integrate iPads Into Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy With This ‘Padagogy Wheel’ | Edudemic


You’re going to want to turn on your printer and fire up a PDF viewer. This is just that good. It’s called the Padagogy Wheel and it offers a fantastically useful perspecitve on how to figure out which iPad apps work with Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. Created by Allan Carrington, this thing is a monster and […]

Is Teaching Abroad Right for ME as a New Teacher? by: Dr. Barbara Spilchuk, ISR On line Teacher Consultant


by: Dr. Barbara Spilchuk, ISR On line Teacher Consultant Each year more and more university students are choosing to go abroad after they’ve finished their Education degree. Many come to me asking the question: “Is international teaching the right choice for me?” This is not a question I can easily answer for young people choosing to […]

What Is Organizational Culture? And Why Should We Care?


by Michael Watkins  |   2:00 PM May 15, 2013 If you want to provoke a vigorous debate, start a conversation on organizational culture. While there is universal agreement that (1) it exists, and (2) that it plays a crucial role in shaping behavior in organizations, there is little consensus on what organizational culture actually is, never […]

Feedback for Effective Thinking | Nanjing International School

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20th -22nd September 2013 Nanjing International School Keynote Speaker: Dylan Wiliam In 1998 Dylan Wiliam along with Paul Black authored the highly influential ‘Inside the Black box’: Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment. Since then Dylan has worked with educators around the world in developing research based formative assessment strategies. Dylan Wiliam’s latest book, Embedded Formative […]

What is the Next Big Thing in International Education?

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By: Daniel Obst on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Higher education institutions, educational organizations, and governments around the world are continuously looking for new ways to engage internationally and to keep their academic institutions relevant and competitive. Funding organizations and governments are investing substantial resources in international education, and are seeking to identify new areas to […]

The International Education Chat Forum #IntEdchat on Twitter!

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International educators have unique concerns and issues when it comes to education. Connect with other global-minded professionals in the field of education. Moderated Discussion Every Wednesday 6:00pm Beijing time and 6:00pm Central European time. Topics to be discussed include (but are not limited to)… Curriculum Leadership Support Technology Relocation Job Fairs Culture Pro-D Best Practice Networking Social Media Resources


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