At a recent conference I attended, the main topic of conversation was mindfulness. I must admit that in the past I have been skeptical of mindfulness (or any educational buzzword, for that matter), but there were a couple concepts coming from this conference that really resonated with me, the most important concept being that mindfulness, … Continue reading Control What You Can Control.
Fantabulous Banana (Jake and Celia) had a strong showing in their third appearance in the Japan Bowl Team Omochi (Stella and Drew) came in 1st in Level 4 and Scooby Snacks (Tarek Hamdan, Emily and Eli) came in 1st place in Level 2 The Hash Slinging Slashers (Matt, Carl, and Lucas) came in 1st place … Continue reading Omedeto (congratulations) to the Wisconsin State Japan Bowl Participants!
Bringing Character Education to life for young learners The latest issue of Onward Magazine featured an exploration of the many ways that character education is the heart of the MCDS community. The philosophy that guides this character education are the 10 IB Learner Profile traits: the ingredient needed to help guide young people to engage, … Continue reading Characters with Character