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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The Power of Feedback; Reflections from a Paddle Board Yogi


By Kristine Tesoriero Middle School/High School Curriculum & Professional Learning Coordinator Like most teachers, I consider myself a life-long learner.  Typically, my learning and growth centers around the field of education, so when an opportunity…

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OneDay 2017


At ISB, OneDay is a day in which middle school students can design their learning.  OneDay gives students the time to follow their passions and individually personalize their learning for the day.  Teachers facilitated the…

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Five Myths of Standards-Based Grading


By Kristine Tesoriero Middle School/High School Curriculum & Professional Learning Coordinator Assessment Consultant, Tom Schimmer helps us address common misinterpretations that sometimes get in the way of sound assessment practices This week we welcomed assessment…

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The Path to Standards-Based Grading and Reporting


“In education, the term standards-based refers to systems of instruction, assessment, grading, and academic reporting that are based on students demonstrating understanding or mastery of the knowledge and skills they are expected to learn as…

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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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