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What is an Outsider?

Katerina Andreadis is a 2010 graduate of The Manhattan International High School. She will be attending Hunter College in the fall to study psychology and pre-med. This is her graduation speech. What is an outsider? How do you stop being

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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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Learning English through Internationals’ Approach to Education

This week Fior D’Aliza Rodriguez Quero, who graduated from The Brooklyn International High School in 2005 and from Brooklyn College in 2009, writes about learning English through content and the effect it has had on her life. Linda Darling-Hammond once

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