Building Strong Foundations in Middle School

Building Strong Foundations in Middle School: A Fun-Filled First Week of Teamwork and Collaboration

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The first week of the new academic year at La Scuola International School has been an exciting start for my International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IB-MYP) Year 1 and 3 students. As their math and science teacher, I am delighted to share the engaging activities …

Middle School Athletics Coaches

Professional Development for our Middle School Athletics Coaches

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Great teachers help create great students. Here at La Scuola we place a high value on Professional Development for our faculty and staff, and offer many opportunities for them to attend professional development courses throughout the year, as well as scheduled in-school professional development days, …

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Young Scientists at La Scuola

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In a transdisciplinary program like La Scuola International School’s elementary program, scientific concepts become enduring understandings for students as they dive deep into a central idea through an inquiry cycle.  In a social constructivist learning setting, students share what they already know, develop research questions, …