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The Power of Feedback

In parts one and two of my posts of John Hattie’s and Helen Timperley’s The Power of Feedback, I gave a summary of the meta-analysis. I still feel reading the entire document is worth your time, but if you want shorter synopses, go to those posts. Now, I just want to...

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From Passion to Purpose

By Dr. Chip Kimball Superintendent Singapore American School This article first appeared in the fall issue of Journeys magazine, published by Singapore American School. This is a pivot year for Singapore American School. After spending over three years researching,...

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Seeking to Understand

The following is a letter to the school community from Mr. Craig Johnson, Head of School, the American School of Bombay (ASB). "This morning, whilst standing at the front of our elementary school, watching our students arrive, an 8-year-old Australian boy walked up to...

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Creating Innovators

by Mike Ehrhardt Head of School Cary Academy Cary Academy hosted one of the country’s leading voices in educational innovation, Dr. Tony Wagner, on December 15, 2014, for a talk on his most recent book, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change...

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Personalizing Learning

by Andrew Ferguson MS Principal American International School of Johannesburg “Much more than a prediction of some standardized pre-formatted lesson plan of what is next for a student, personalized learning is complex and variable where teachers, students, and mentors...

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