The International School of Minnesota: Exemplary Practices for an Enriching Education

The International School of Minnesota (ISM) is a private school located in Eden Prairie, a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1985, ISM offers a unique educational experience for students from preschool to grade 12 by providing an international curriculum that strongly emphasizes world language taught by native speakers....


Merrick Preparatory School: Building a Global Community of Compassionate Citizens

Known as the Jewel of the Rideau or Canada’s Most Beautiful Village, Merrickville, situated on the Rideau River in Eastern Ontario, is a popular tourist destination boasting history, great food and a unique shopping experience. A unique and vibrant Victorian village on The Rideau Canal, Merrickville would evoke fond...

The Gow School: Fostering a Culture of Success & Belonging for Students with Learning Differences

Situated in South Wales, New York, The Gow School is a college-prep boarding and day school for students with dyslexia and similar language-based learning disabilities. Beginning its journey in 1926, Gow was the first school dedicated to dyslexics in the US. Since then, the primary purpose of The Gow...


Seeking a K-12 Education for Everyone

Ross Phillips is Senior Dean of Learning Futures at Strathcona Girls Grammar. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, exploring how senior secondary subject selection can contribute to social reproduction. Ross is a teacher of Physics, Science and Mathematics and author of Jacaranda Physics textbooks. At...


Crushed by Cramming: The Misinterpreted Effort Hypothesis and How to Help Learners Fix the Problem

Leo Thompson is dedicated to empowering people to learn and grow through applied education research and innovation. Committed to global citizenship, Leo has a deep appreciation for different cultures and often visits schools internationally to appreciate their strengths and support their continuous journey towards excellence in their context. A...


Learning Management Systems & Students’ Support

Amal Al Abdallah holds a bachelor’s degree in physics and a master’s degree in education. She graduated with honours and was awarded a golden visa. She has been teaching science at AlIttihad National Private School, UAE for 13 years, and middle school students for the past 7 years. She...

Sense of Belonging is an Institutional Responsibility and Roadmap to Student Success

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn is a Professor of Higher Education and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Illinois State University. Author of 12 books and over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and reports, Strayhorn is one of the nation’s most prolific scholars with a leading voice on racial equity, DEI,...


The Importance of the Montessori Method & How it Translates into the Classroom

Sylvia a leading early childhood speaker and educator, director of My Montessori (0-6 yrs) school in Sydney, Australia. She’s on the Board of Directors for MSCA (Montessori Schools and Centres Australia) and is the founder of the well-established Guide...

Language Eco-Tourism: The Beginning of a New Era

Dr Aristea Kyriakou is an enthusiastic and highly skilled Greek teacher, researcher and academic, who has gained with distinctions a postdoc, a PhD (Onassis Foundation Scholar), an MRes, an MSc and a Bachelors, all in Education Sciences, with expertise...


The Many Benefits of Boarding Schools

We need to let our children learn side-by-side with students and teachers from a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds to be successful in an increasingly globalized world. That is why experts believe attending a boarding school...

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