Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

January 2nd, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: Enrichment Programs MIS Enrichment programs are afterschool that help students in a variety of ways. Whether a student is animating new ideas in the Animation and Robotic design course, or developing new movement skills in Hip Hop, Enrichment programs support and expand new and existing skills in your child. Some of Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

December 13th, 2018

Behind the Scenes: Matilda Teacher Feature: Natalie Baker Why did you become a music teacher? Musical Theater, singing and dance have always been my passions and it is incredible to teach a subject that lets me share subjects that I love with my students. Essentially, we get to play and enjoy having fun exploring the Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

December 4th, 2018

K/1 Multiage Teacher Feature: Virginia Buelvas Virginia Buelvas Tell me about where you are from and a little about your family. I don’t think people are from a place but from a home. So, I am from a big family with a brave mom. I came to the States with my husband and have been Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window into the Classroom

December 4th, 2018

Preschool: Pets & Farms Teacher Feature: Mishel Vatoussis Mishel, thanks for sitting down with me. To get started, you have an art degree? How are you using it in your classroom? We do a great deal of art projects, painting and color mixing of primary colors. Drawing is also a big part of our classroom. Read More »

Weekly Feature: Admin Feature

November 30th, 2018

Admin Feature: Becca Hollis Where did you grow up?  I grew up in a small, small town in northern Wisconsin called Eagle River – lots of trees and lots of lakes. My time was often spent on the lake or adventuring in the snow. I’m always asked about the winters and yes, there is a Read More »

Word on the Curb: Kovics Family

November 30th, 2018

Parents, where are you from? My husband, Jarrett, is from New York, NY and I [Melissa] am from Dallas, Texas. What is/are your occupation? Jarrett is in Finance and has a coffee company… Melissa is a dance teacher/choreographer and works with horses. What hobbies do you enjoy? I enjoy being with animals, dancing, hiking, and Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

November 20th, 2018

Window Into the Classroom: Familia Thanksgiving Lunch Teacher Feature: Ismara Maidyd de la Asunción Partidas Aguilar Hola Ismara, thanks for taking the time to sit down with me. Can you start off by saying a few things about yourself?  Hola! Yes, my name is Ismara Maidyd de la Asunción Partidas Aguilar, I was born in Caracas, on Read More »

Word On the Curb: Schertz

November 19th, 2018

Parents, where are you from? Kelly: Matt is from Virginia and I grew up in Maine. What is/are your occupations? Kelly: Matt is an associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at UM, where he teaches ethics, philosophy of education and elementary social studies methods. Matt also works as a herpetologist at MPG Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

November 14th, 2018

Window Into the Classroom: Aftercare MIS’ aftercare program is a drop-in program that continues the Spanish Immersion program and provides students with a healthy snack, outdoor time, a study hall for those who desire AND a twice-weekly art club with Loryn our art teachers. ​ Teacher Feature: John Avila Where did you grow up and how Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

November 7th, 2018

Teacher Feature: Linda Gazzola In short, how would you describe the way you teach math?  In the IB, all teachers are considered language teachers. I love linguistics and learning about language and I enjoy incorporating it into my teaching. Math is often compared to a language and I work hard to help my students understand Read More »

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