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Changing Our Minds

September 10, 2021

Have you ever had a conversation with a friend who has different beliefs than your own? Maybe you feel as though that friend shrugs off the..

Nurturing Creative and Resilient Problem Solvers

June 30, 2021

  If you're like most people, you didn't enjoy mathematics in school. Some topics were confusing, while others made good sense, and everyone..

Families Amidst a Sea of Change - A Grade 8 English Unit

April 21, 2021

When we read history, we often focus on major declarations, devastating battles, and how leaders shape and reshape the world. But this view of..

How 3-Way Conferences Help Primary Students Steer Their Learning Goals

November 3, 2020

As an IB World School, one of the driving beliefs at NIS is that students, as learners, should be partners in their learning and have..

Virtual Self Portraits from Home

June 16, 2020

There are so many subjects that, at first glance, would seem difficult to teach in a virtual world—some that come to mind are chemistry, physical..

Policy and Pillow Fights...

June 9, 2020

Democracy, what is it? What is it in the context of the wider world, in our individual countries, and even in our classrooms? These are the..