Spring 2018 | Volume 20 | Number 3
As another successful school year winds down. . .
Take a moment to learn what's happening in the NESA region. We look forward to seeing you next year!
NESA heads of school gathered for two days of facilitated reflection and connection.
Read about the inspirational keynotes, specialist and teacher workshops, and social events, plus link to photo galleries!
This 2-day institute in Muscat brought NESA educators together for in-depth training and networking at The American International School in Muscat.
ACS Amman, ISG-Dhahran, ACS Abu Dhabi and ASB-Mumbai hosted students from 16 schools in the NESA region to explore the role of compassion and love in our lives.
An ISG-Dhahran teacher completely changed how she taught 8th Grade Humanities by listening rather than 'talking to' her students in a "Conflict Within Nations" unit designed for maximum student creative freedom.
An in-depth training program over five sessions, January 2019-April 2020. This learning experience will empower you as a teacher and literacy leader!
The "Core" members of this new Collaborative met at WTI-2018 in Muscat to plan and set objectives.
Congratulations to Haya Ghandour from the American Community School Beirut, for winning a scholarship!
Students from the American School of Doha and the American Community Schools of Athens were honored with grants sponsored by TieCare International.
Meet NESA's newest member school and affiliates.
Of Interest. . .
A program prompted by a challenge by the Dalai Lama is bringing kindness training to the classroom. Research suggests it helps. (New York Times article by Richard Schiffman; with thanks to Brent Fullerton, ACS Amman)
NESA members and affiliates are invited to contribute articles, announcements, news items and events by emailing submissions to Laura Canellopoulou at NESA: firstname.lastname@example.org. Maximum 500 words, photos as high resolution (300dpi) JPEGs or PDFs with captions. Deadlines: May 20 (fall), November 1 (winter), March 15 (spring - online only).