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The Arts: Expressing Oneself Without Words

This week’s post is written by Ann McCormack, the theater arts teacher at The Brooklyn International High School. With all that our students have to accomplish before they can graduate with a New York State High School diploma, why even

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Interns at Internationals

Every spring semester, Internationals has a student intern from one of our New York schools. This post was written by Sharon Lungrin, COO and CFO of the Internationals Network for Public Schools, who works closely with each year’s intern. In

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Life-Long Learning through Internship

This week’s blog post is written by Ibrahim Diallo, a Posse scholar at Trinity College, who did his high school internship at the Internationals Network for Public Schools office. Currently at the American University in Cairo for a semester abroad,

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Service-Learning: An Experiential Journey

Seniors at The Brooklyn International High School have the opportunity of being on the “Be the Change” instructional team which includes service learning as part of its program. This article about “Be the Change” was written by Margaret Price, Americorps

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The Business of Learning

During March, our writers will be discussing Internationals’ second core principle: experiential education. This week, Lara Evangelista, assistant principal of The Flushing International High School, talks about internship and its effect on their students. It’s that time of year again.

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What is Collaboration?

This week’s post is written by Grace Raffaele, the NYC Writing Project’s Teacher-Consultant to Flushing International High School. We do not need to look up the word collaboration in order to know what it means. We only need to spend

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Call Him Ishmael

This article is written by Nancy S. Dunetz, a mentor for Internationals Network for Public Schools and a founding faculty member of the International High School at LaGuardia Community College, about Ishmael Kamara a former student of Bronx International High

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Differentiation

Aarti Sawhney is a humanities teacher at The International High School at Lafayette. In this post she talks about her struggles with and the rewards of differentiation. If you were to survey our teachers about their reasons for working at

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Heterogenity at an International High School

This month, On Being International will explore our first core principle, heterogenity and collaboration. Michael Soet, the writer of this piece, is the founding principal of The International High School at Lafayette (IHSL), located in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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A Message From Our Executive Director

The Internationals Network for Public School blog is published every Wednesday. This, our first post, is by our Executive Director, Claire E. Sylvan. For the next five months, teachers, students, leaders, and alumni of Internationals will examine our five core

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