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Having a gratitude practice provides many mind + body benefits, and an overall sense of heightened well-being.

There you are scrolling through Instagram and seeing one post after another remind you that you …

A positive attitude, an acceptance of who we are, and gratitude for what we do have can increase our capacity for positive self-esteem.

Healthy self-esteem is central to a productive life. It hinges on attitude, acceptance, and gratitude. Here …

The Coaching for a Greater Purpose (CGP) Conference

The CGP Conference is the brainchild of several Athletic Directors from across Europe. This collective thinking …

When you hear or read the words “Brain Break”, what comes to mind? Is your brain actually breaking down? Is your brain so “full” it needs a short pause to reset itself?

Let’s start with some word association. When you hear or read the words “Brain Break”, what …

For this post, the goal is to share a number of strategies that build our instructional toolkit. These strategies can be utilized with or without EdTech tools, which makes them great for any classroom setting.

Strategies power everything we do in the classroom. Instructional strategies are the drivers of how we …

In the second part of our five-part series “Bold Instructional Leadership,'' I will focus specifically on things school leaders can do to have a positive impact on student learning before the students ever step foot into the classroom.

The role of a school leader is perpetually changing by the week, day, or even minutes. …

For writing this article, I connected with Ms. Kathy Heedles, the secondary choral music teacher at AIS Vienna.

In this article we take a virtual trip to the American International School of Vienna (AIS …

Traditional student motivation and engagement has been all about offering students “carrots” or rewards for their desirable behavior, and “sticks” or  negative consequences for their undesirable behavior.

Traditional student motivation and engagement has been all about offering students “carrots” or rewards for their …

Students meeting to plan projects at the National Youth Leadership Council. (photo credit Bruce Silcox)

Educators can, and in some cases are, helping youngsters learn how they can help improve their …

The American School of Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Welcome, Ola in Portuguese from the continent of South America where the school is located in …

Over the last 35 years or so, instructional leadership has exploded as one of the most discussed and written about topics in education.

A quick Google search on the term “Instructional Leadership” can bring up the amazing number of …

Jack and Me: a Podcast

As Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice necessarily move into the foreground for international schools across the …