Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

November 2nd, 2018

Window Into the Classroom: “I’m trying to incorporate more visible thinking routines into my classroom. We’ve practiced KWHLQ charts. These help us when we’re beginning a topic of study to find out our previous understandings, what we’d like to know and how we might find out the answers to our burning questions. I also jigsaw my students in Read More »

Word on the Curb: Key Family

October 24th, 2018

Spanish Adventures Where are you living and where do Ridley and Hudson attend school? We are living in the Ruzafa neighborhood of Valencia, Spain. (Spain’s 3rd largest city) Hudson goes to Ruzafa 100 the public school around the corner from our apartment and Ridley goes to the British school only two blocks away. Tell us Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

October 24th, 2018

Window Into the Classroom: Teacher Feature: Jennifer Ferguson Can you share a cherished moment as an MIS preschool teacher? I cherish the moment when a child finds materials and a way of working that really speaks to that child and allows that child to be expressive. What did you do before you came to MIS?   Read More »

Word On the Curb: Eisenstadt Family

October 17th, 2018

Where are you living and where do Spencer and Holly attend school? We just moved to Panama City! The first couple months we were in Las Lajas, Chiriqui, Panama in a small village near the beach. Spencer and Holly went to the village school. Las lajas has maybe 3,500 people in it and is mostly Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window into the Classroom

October 17th, 2018

Students Taking Action Student-initiated action is integral to MIS and the IB Program learning process as well as to our overarching outcome of international-mindedness. Through taking individual and collective action, students come to understand the responsibilities associated with being internationally minded and to appreciate the benefits of working with others for a shared purpose. Action can take Read More »

2/3 Multiage Unit of Inquiry

October 12th, 2018

Window into the Classroom The 2/3 multiage classrooms have embraced the idea of inquiry through their study of how geography can connect us and our communities. Using a variety of sources and materials, students learned about a specific country and how to find information using maps. Miriam’s class is featured and she explains how her inquiry workshop Read More »

Middle School Sports

October 3rd, 2018

MIS Middle School Soccer Team Update: We finished another solid week of soccer yesterday at Lolo, winning the game 2-0. We also beat Hellgate 8-1 on Wednesday bringing our season record to 4-0-1, 4 wins, 0 losses and 1 tie. Our next game is Monday 10/8 against Hellgate at the Duncan Field, 4:00-5:00. We also Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

September 26th, 2018

Teacher Feature: Patricia Cano  Patricia is a 2/3 Multiage Teacher and PYP coordinator. She has been with us for over 15 years. Here she shares her perspective on what Spanish Immersion looks like at MIS. At MIS students are exposed to authentic written, visual and oral materials in Spanish. They have choices to learn about Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

September 20th, 2018

Window Into the Classroom: 4/5 Multiage – Life Changes We interviewed Fischer, a fourth grader, and Myla a fifth grader to learn more about their unit of inquiry. Fischer, what are you studying in your unit of inquiry this month? Fischer: We are talking about changes that have happened in our life like a new Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

September 12th, 2018

  Meet the Amity Interns! Lucia Verduguez I sat down with Lucia, who is from Toledo, to learn more about how she is spending her time here in Montana and how it compares to her home. J: Tell me a little about your family and where you grew up? What do you like to do in Read More »

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