Thinking PD and Learning 2.017 in Shanghai Next Year


We have been busy confirming all of the ISB professional learning for next year.  All dates are posted on the calendar on this page. We have a lot going on next year to support you…

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Why We Blog


Last year we made and effort in the Office of Learning to build #learnisb on Twitter and through our blogging platform.  Each serves a somewhat different purpose.  We use Twitter and social media as a…

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Professional Learning Reflection and Looking to Next Year


Ah planning, lots of it is going on right now in the OOL to prepare for next year, from action plans to professional learning we are looking forward to 2016-2017. Please stop by anytime to…

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Why Tweet?


You may or may not be following the #learnisb hashtag on Twitter, and if you are not that is okay. Twitter is not for everyone; but many of us find it a useful professional learning…

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Mindset in Math


“I can’t do math.” How many of us have uttered that statement as a student? As a parent? As a teacher? It is not unusual to have grown up believing this very statement. Unfortunately, some…

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Book Banter


Are you interested in reading a new book and discussing it with your colleagues? Now is your opportunity! The Office of Learning will host the following professional book clubs this year: Drive: The Surprising Truth about…

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Thinking About Transitions


The start of a new school year is always a good time to think about the transitions our community is experiencing. As an international school we have transitions on multiple levels.  There are new colleagues…

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A Welcome, A Rationale, and A Good Reading about Saying Yes


Welcome back to what I am sure everyone hopes is a great school year. Personally, one of the best things about teaching is that one year ends and we get another crack at it again…

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