Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

April 12th, 2019

Mexico Trip 2019: Find more pictures of this adventure on our Facebook Page! [https://www.facebook.com/missoulainternationalschool/] Teacher Feature: Eric Halverson This is your second year as a preschool assistant. Can you tell us what are some of the most memorable lessons or centers that you have observed? I thought that when our amazing lead teachers taught the Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

March 20th, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: Summer Camps John, this is your second year programming and managing the summer camps here at MIS, what is your favorite camp and why?  I have a particular affinity for the Bike Growers camps. My plans during the spring and summer are to be on my own 12 speed Raleigh bike Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

March 17th, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: Interdisciplinary Essays What are Interdisciplinary Essays? In the middle school students go to classes in 8 discrete subject areas, however it is a fundamental belief that this should be done with interdisciplinary subject areas. This year, I (Jeff) as the 8th grade humanities teacher worked with Linda Gazzola to design an interdisciplinary unit Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

March 10th, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: Room 2 Window Into the Classroom: K/1 Multiage Animation and Robotics Fair Teacher Feature: Ana Martinez How do you assess learning in preschool? The environment that we create make our students feel motivated about exploring, inquiring and learning. The classroom is set to meet our students’ needs and interests. Our goal Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

March 1st, 2019

Window into the Classroom: Art at MIS Teacher Feature: Loryn Zerr What is the project that you are most proud of this year? The project I am most proud of is one that I did with my middle school World Cultures class. They read various Native American origin stories, chose their favorite one, and illustrated Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

February 21st, 2019

MIS Skiing & Snowboarding: 2019 Admin Feature: Sabine Sriraman I know you grew up in Germany but tell us where and how you came to be here in the US?  When did you move here? I was born and raised in Erbendorf a small town (3000 people) in the north of Bavaria, Germany. In 1996, Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

February 14th, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: 2/3 Poetry Unit The 2/3 multiage classes have begun a unit on Poetry.  Throughout the unit, they are exploring different forms of poetry and using figurative language like simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia to enhance their writing.  We have been fortunate to have Alex Downey, Missoula poet, to visit in the classes Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

January 31st, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: I Love to Read Community Project I sat down with Cooper Johnstad and Cyrus Kiely to learn more about their community project that involves socializing dogs at the Human Society. Great presentation this morning guys, what inspired you to choose this project?  Cooper: At the time it seemed like a good Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

January 25th, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: K/1 Field Trip Teacher Feature: John Kratz You introduced Lego Robotics to our school several years ago.  What makes you so passionate about this? I spent 5 years in New York City working for an educational consulting company whose mission was to bring robotics and animation programs to schools to improve student Read More »

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