Category Archives: The Future of Learning

Is It Time For Student Led Conferences?

Is It Time For Student Led Conferences? Just ending the parent conferences in the gym where it has been a very busy time over the past two days.  Certainly, you have a better understanding of your child as a learner … Continue reading

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Parent Presentation: Insights About Math

Dear Parents: Please join us for a presentation for parents about how mathematics instruction is changing in the 21st century. We have recently embarked on a curriculum review of mathematics at the elementary and middle school levels, and over the … Continue reading

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Standards Based Reporting Presentation – November 29

During earlier Principal Coffees this year, I have been introducing the concept of Standards Based Reporting as a next logical step in further development of our assessment program.  This introduction has raised questions for parents and requires information to be … Continue reading

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Wednesday Evening Parent Event

Dear Parents, Shanghai American School, with the support of the international school community in Shanghai, is celebrating the opportunity to embrace diversity, which enriches individuals and communities. Norm and Emma have presented to our faculty and students on both campuses … Continue reading

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The Future Of Education

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. Alvin Toffler While paging through the Borneo Post on my return flight from a recent EARCOS conference, … Continue reading

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