ISY in the news

ISY has many authors making contributions to educational publications around the world.  Below is a list of articles published by people from the ISY Community. 

Wellness in Action
International School Leader Magazine, Sept 2022

Mick Amundsen-Geisel, a secondary school counselor at ISY, talks about a student initiative promoting wellness in schools in the aftermath of Covid.

How to Prepare for the Unknown
The International Educator, April 2021

Wyatt Franz, a teacher at ISY, follows up on his last piece reflecting on the challenges of teaching at this turbulent time.

Asian Koels make everything OK.
The International Educator, March 2021

Wyatt Franz, a teacher at ISY, reflects on optimism during the the time of Covid.

Passion in Education
An interview of Dr. Hedger from Tammy MacNeil on February 5th, 2020

Dr. Hedger is here again featuring in a podcast from the Seraj Training Centre based out of Doha. This time his theme is passion in education. You can view the full video here.

A Compassion Conference at ISY
The International Educator, December 2019

Mike Simpson, the Director of Curriculum and Learning at ISY reports on a visit by Wilma and Cliff Derksen during a professional development program centered around compassion.

The Forgotten TCKs: How we can help children whose best friends move?
The International Educator, December 2019

Caitlin Tegenfeldt and Tabitha Davis talk through the difficulties felt by students who lose their close friends often multiple times in the international school environment and what can be done to alleviate their sense of loss.

The Climate is Changing, Why Aren’t We?
The International Educator, December 2019

Student writers from the ISY online magazine ‘Global’ feature on the front page of The International Educator Magazine. The writers are Aye Chan, Phaebe (Class of 2021) Haein, Hayman, and Stuti (Class of 2022), supported by Todd Davis, the Service Learning Coordinator.

 

Compassion in Education
An interview of Dr. Hedger from Tammy MacNeil on April 27th, 2019

Dr. Hedger discusses how the school community adopted a mission statement steeped in compassion and the advantages, both personal and academic, that this change had on the students and community.

Leading Small Schools Delivers Big Learning
The International Educator, February 2019

Dr. Gregory Hedger talks of his experience running a small school at the beginning of his career and how that prepared him for working in larger schools later on.

Third Culture Adulting
The International Educator, February 2019

Caitlin Tegenfeldt and Tabitha Davis talk follow up on their article about the difficulties felt by students who lose their close friends this time concentrating on adults going through the same process and what can be done to alleviate a sense of loss.

Lost Days, Lost Money, Lost Learning:Mitigating Teacher Absence.
The International Educator, October 2018

Brett Mcleod writes about the issue of teacher absence and how the problems caused by absenteeism can be reduced in schools.

 

Education Is not a Zero-Sum Game
The International Educator, April 2018

Mike Simpson, the Director of Curriculum and Learning at ISY looks at the difference between athletics and education and shows how education ‘is a game where everyone can win simultaneously’.