Take It Outdoors

By Mark Lockwood, Head of School As the 2018-19 school year comes to a close and we prepare for a nice summer break, I start to look forward to the time to recharge the batteries by getting back in touch with nature. Connecting with the natural world has many health…

Difficulties at school: Barrier or Journey?

by Karine Estadieu, Inclusive Coordinator at TIS “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”  Lao Tzu During the 2019 edition of the“Parenting and Inclusive Education Conference" held in Macau, Robby Kojetin was invited to share his inspiring story. Climbing was Robby’s passion, but one day he broke…

Collaboration at TIS

By Amanda Kiat, Elementary Vice Principal When I first moved to Macao in 2010 from a public system in Alberta, the first thing I noticed was how collaborative TIS is. While I previously had exchanged ideas here and there in the workroom or staffroom with my peers (often because we…

Transition Years – How to Set Yourself Up for Success

By Dominic Masters, Middle School Vice Principal & Physical Education Teacher Change can be difficult for people of all ages, but we tend to experience more change as we develop from a child into an adolescent. The transition from elementary to secondary school is just one of a number of…

Technology and the Alberta Curriculum

By Mel Varga, Technology Integration Coordinator Since the first graduating class in 2009, the vast majority of TIS graduates have received multiple offers from highly-ranked universities around the world. Most recently, 50% of the 2018 graduating class was offered admission to the world’s top 100 universities. While some things have changed…
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