Monthly Archives: May 2010

Autonomy at Oakland International High School

This week’s blog post is written by Toby Rugger, a founding teacher at Oakland International High School. Toby writes about his interdisciplinary teaching team – which consists of an English, a math, a history, a reading, and an Arts/PE teacher

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Studying Seagrass: Learning by Doing

Last summer Anthony Finney, a living environment teacher at The Flushing International High School, went to Australia to work with scientists from James Cook University’s Waycott Lab on extracting DNA from seagrass. In the Fall of 2009, the members of

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The Interdisciplinary Team at the Internationals High Schools

The fourth core principle of Internationals Network is Localized Autonomy. By linking autonomy and responsibility at every level within a learning community, all members of that community can contribute to their fullest potential. This week’s entry, written by Daria Witt,

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Content Based English as a Second Language

This article is written by Nancy S. Dunetz, Ed.D., a founding teacher of The International High School at LaGuardia Community College, who now mentors and coaches at a variety of Internationals. Language is a medium for communicating, for learning, for

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