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…

A Fruitful Partnership

By Martin Brown, High School Vice Principal In addition to the many clubs and teams that we have here at TIS, there are also quite a few opportunities originating from the DSEJ for students to join with others and to learn and be challenged outside of the classroom, and even…

Alberta at the Forefront of Early Childhood Education

By Nick Chignall, Kindergarten Vice Principal Early childhood education sets the foundation for a child’s future and their view of themselves as a learner. Pivotal skills and dispositions are nurtured and developed that will prepare them for a future that will look far different than our own. Alberta has focused…

International Early Childhood Education and the Arts

By Barbara Campbell, Kindergarten Curriculum Coordinator Complementing a previous post by our school’s arts coordinator, I would like to contribute some thoughts from an early childhood education perspective. The arts are critical in international early childhood education. They provide a clear and effective means through which teachers can effectively and…
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