School as we know it

 School as we know it needs a revolution if it is to retain any relevance in the modern world. This morning I was reading an article published online at Huff Post by Will Richardson about the 9 Elephants in the Classroom that we are unwilling to face or even sometimes to discuss. I have to admit […]

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GME Inquiry Institutes: Emergent Literacy and Arabic

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GREY MATTERS EDUCATION PARTNERED WITH Dar Onboz TO OFFER OUR MOST RECENT GME INQUIRY INSTITUTE FEBRUARY 26-27, 2016. We were so excited to welcome back FOUR colleagues from Ibn Rushid Academy, Amman, Jordan who attended our Summer Inquiry Institute last August and decided to come back for more!  Also, we enjoyed meeting SIX new participants from IPS-KSA.  We […]

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GME August Summer Inquiry Institute News!

We are excited to report that the GME Summer Inquiry Institute was a great success August 11-12-13 at the Le Meridien Commodore Hotel in Hamra, Beirut!   We hosted around 45 teachers and administrators from Lebanon, Jordan, and KSA. We were also pleased to have Margaret Banjo from ECIS main office in London attending the event as well.   Our […]

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Just “good enough” is not good enough in education.

    I was recently talking to a primary school teacher who prides herself on being innovative and striving to engage her students in transdisciplinary inquiry on a regular basis.  She no longer uses textbooks as a main basis for instruction, but opts instead to engage students with more primary sources and to learn skills […]

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Kiran Sethi: Catch the “I Can” bug!

Take time to view this inspiring talk by Kiran Sethi.  She and her students have shown that the “I Can” bug is contagious and it’s a bug we all need to catch.

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