Category: NewsOctober 18, 2020
Book your place in the AISA School Safety and Security Institute Deep Dive.
There’s a lot of debate about what it takes to lead and how to define leadership, but this article suggests leadership is using your influence to empower others.
The single most important job of the principal is creating a school environment where students feel safe, supported, engaged, and accepted, according to many child development and school leadership...
Category: NewsOctober 14, 2020
The Common Ground Collaborative may not be a well-known curriculum to most teachers but it is slowly gaining traction as an alternative to the more established players.
Category: NewsOctober 13, 2020
Would you like to share your innovative practice at the AISA Conference? Ready to facilitate a workshop for your peers in other AISA member schools?
In distance learning, teachers can adapt many of the strategies they would use in the classroom to promote reading skills.
Blended learning represents an opportunity to personalize learning and reclaim instructional time in a hybrid schedule.
A lot was made of how teachers would need to help close learning gaps that lockdown would bring - here's how one school set about doing just that
Blended learning models have been adopted by many AISA schools, giving students a significant amount of autonomy in terms of constructing their own learning.
Lengthy school closures will have had an effect on every child’s wellbeing, says Veer Shah. So what should teachers look for if they suspect a problem – and should...
CBK Associates crafted documentar for youth to creatively express thoughts and feelings, what they envision for their future, and how they are impacting change for our collective good.
Areas such as coping, stress mindset, social and emotional learning, classroom management and student relationships, and school culture and leadership, have been found to impact teacher stress and burnout.
Stress can be hugely negative for students and teachers alike, but we can try to manage the classroom so only helpful stress finds its way in.
Here are 20 ways that might be useful–in a time of stress, uncertainty, and at times great difficulty–to bring some joy back into your classroom.
Lessons from one district’s experience with distance learning in spring can help schools everywhere set priorities for this unprecedented year.
Category: NewsSeptember 17, 2020
At this point, the Zoom call has almost come to define learning and working in the age of COVID-19. But a few months ago, people began realizing that all...
Giving students the option to turn their cameras off may make them more comfortable and open up new possibilities for teaching
As an AISA school member of staff, the reopening of campuses in a COVID-19-impacted world raises many questions regarding your health and wellbeing. How do you – as an...
Most middle schoolers have not mastered the self-regulation skills they need for distance learning, but these simple strategies can help.
Public health responses to the pandemic have focused on dealing with the coronavirus, but attention is now turning to the growing list of negative effects of COVID-19 containment measures....
We owe it to our students to rediscover language beyond the coronavirus crisis.
As our elementary students head back to school in person, in this very new way, there will be many emotions stirred up in them. Alarm. Frustration. Worry. Excitement.
BBC angered many black Africans last week after publishing a story that wondered why Covid-19 had not killed as many people on the continent as the broadcaster and many...
Students may be isolated at home these days, but it’s still a good time to learn about people and cultures far away.