Self-Management Skills

Dec
14

Shadowy Silhouettes

6th grade English A and B students visited Mrs. Indah’s 1st grade class today to finish up their Shadowy Silhouettes project. During our last session, we traced their shadows onto paper to laminate and cut out their silhouettes for their own personalized puppets to take home soon. Today they took them down to add sticks […]

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Dec
12

Special Delivery to Jimo Village | 前往即墨的暖心专递

Today Apple, Charles, and Cher headed off to Jimo Village with hundreds of donations that they have gathered since June 2018 to wrap up their service project and learn more about the area. 今天,Apple, Charles, and Cher带着自2018年6月以来筹集的数百笔捐赠前往即墨,结束他们的服务项目,了解更多有关该地区的情况 We added almost 100 new books, games, and puzzles to the library, set aside the toys that will […]

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Dec
06

Youth Club Upcoming Events

We’ll be back at it with more fun and good times ahead next semester. Check out our plans below and mark your calendars!

By Michelle Overman | Self-Management Skills . Social Skills
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Dec
05

Sharing What We’ve Learned Through Graphic Novels

9th and 10th grade English Language Acquisition students used graphic novels to study the Islamic Revolution in Iran through the story Persepolis and how writers can merge images and text to tell powerful stories throughout Unit 1. To put what they studied to good use, they combined all they learned about the conventions of graphic novels […]

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Dec
03

From Music Students to Musicians…a Parents Perspective of IBDP HL

As a parent of teens, I’ve learned to really enjoy the conversations that we’ve had with one another. I’ve found Cameron and Brandon (my children) to be insightful, interesting, and quite funny.  When we came into the DP program, I can honestly say that they weren’t particularly communicative, but with maturity and patience, we’ve all found a […]

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Nov
30

6th Grade Students Become the Teachers

6th grade English students took on a big task today by using their English skills to teach Mrs Indah’s first-grade students about shadows. One group worked in Ms Michelle’s room to show the 1st grade how a light casts their shadow against the wall and then traced their heads onto black paper. After the little […]

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Nov
05

Jimo Village Field Trip – Learning About Community and Building Relationships Close to Home.

Friday, November 2nd, Ms. Michelle’s English B and Mrs. Katie’s English A students took a trip to Jimo Village with Mrs. Meredith’s 3rd grade class. We were treated to a morning of picking apples and learning about life at a small farm. Students gathered all they could carry to bring home to their families and their […]

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Oct
10

QAIS and CAIS Coastal Ecology Investigation

  Statement of Inquiry: How can we collaborate with other scientists Key Concepts: Collaboration and Scientific Endeavour Related Concepts: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Environmental Systems, and Design Technology During the fall semester of 2018, students from the Qingdao Amerasia International School (QAIS) and the Changchun American International School (CAIS) met in Qingdao China for the IB Group […]

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Jun
15

Grade 6 & 7 Language Acquisition Exploration while travelling

In Grade 6 and 7 Language Acquisition Chinese class, our current unit is about exploration. In this unit, we focus on what exploration while traveling. The objectives of this unit are: a) Reflect on what to explore and how learn about history, cultural expression, sightseeing, relics, shopping and food. b) Understand that language can be […]

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May
18

MMUN 2018 Helped me Reflect on Real World Issues

This was my very first year of MMUN and attending any committee as a delegate of one nation. I was the delegate of Japan of the UNSC, or security council. I worked on topics 1 and 2, which are about the terrorism and the situation in Somalia. I’ve interacted with students who are from different […]

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