at LAS on 11 March 2020

Leysin American School Educational Research (LASER) invites you and your students to join us for our upcoming “Globe Day” student conference on Wednesday, 11 March 2020, from 10:00 to 14:30.
Globe Day 2020 will be our sixth annual student conference, where young people present their projects and listen to short keynote speeches by scholars. A half-dozen other schools have been coming each year, bringing around 60 students and teachers, many of whom present their own projects, for a total of well over 200 participants. We continue to expand Globe Day to include additional schools, which provides a more meaningful experience for everyone.

We call it “Globe Day” because the concept springs out of NASA’s Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment, a citizen science program that aims to put student-collected environmental data into the hands of scientists for the benefit of both–and of the planet.

Our Globe Day themes have expanded well beyond science. Besides projects from science classes and citizen science by students, we embrace world challenges as inspired by GIN (the Global Issues Network), Odyssey of the Mind, service projects from clubs, and art and social studies projects that explore diverse aspects of the human experience and of nature. The core of Globe Day is student participation in a conference of their peers. The conference motivates students as they investigate their world and then distill their findings into a presentation for their fellow students, whether it’s a conference poster, a slideshow, a video, a painting, or something else (dance? music? theater?–we can accommodate many types of exposition).

If you’d like to learn more about the educational value of student presentations, I recommend the 2-minute trailer to the Most Likely To Succeed Film.

Please watch the short student-made video about Globe Day on the Globe Day website, where you’ll also find an online version of the attached letter.

From Compliance to Improvement to Transformation

March 19, 2020 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (8:30-15:30) 
Location: Institut Florimont

This full day workshop will explore NEASC's ACE Learning protocol as a process that helps schools prepare learners for the challenges of the 21st century by focusing on the learner impacts they most value. ACE Learning helps schools embark on a transformation journey by using a developmental approach that honors each school’s learning trajectory. Participants will also learn the steps that are necessary to become a NEASC Accreditation Visitor.

Register here

April 23-25, 2020

Leysin American School

Hosted by Nic Cosgrove and Paul Magnuson

Contact Paul for registration information (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

A meeting of approximately 30 people exploring agility in education, through observation and discussion.

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Institut Le Rosey will be welcoming EduTech 2020 on Wednesday May 6 from 15:00 to 18:00.

Dear colleagues,
 
This year Institut Le Rosey will be welcoming EduTech 2020 on Wednesday May 6 from 15:00 to 18:00.
In this mini-conference, teachers from several schools of the French-speaking (mostly but not only) Switzerland will have the opportunity to celebrate and exchange their best digital practices.

Registration for the presenters is now open!
 
If you would like to present a digital-based class activity, please follow this link.
Participation is open to all teachers. Ideally, every department could be represented by at least one Show-and-Tell workshop.
For every presentation you will be given 15-20 minutes (presentation & questions).
After your registration, I will get back to you with further instructions.
The deadline for presenters’ registration is March 15.

You can also visit the website of EduTech 2020 for a small taste from the program and pictures of previous years. The program of this year will be announced on the website, once all presenters have completed their registration, so that attendees can then sign-up.

Please do not hesitate to contact me, should you have any questions.

 
Chers collègues,
 
Cette année l’Institut Le Rosey se réjouit d’accueillir EduTech 2020 le mercredi 6 mai de 15h à 18h.
A l’occasion de cet évènement, les professeurs des plusieurs écoles de la Suisse romande auront l’opportunité d’échanger leurs meilleures pratiques numériques.

Les inscriptions pour les présentateurs sont désormais ouvertes !
Si vous souhaitez présenter une activité numérique que vous avez mené en classe, vous pouvez suivre ce lien.
Tous les enseignants de notre école peuvent participer. L’idéal serait que tous les départements soient représentés par un atelier.  
Il faut prévoir 15-20 minutes par présentation (présentation & questions).
Après votre inscription, nous vous contacterons pour vous donner plus de détails.
Le délai des inscriptions pour les présentateurs est le 15 mars.

Vous pouvez aussi consulter le site d’EduTech 2020 pour un avant-goût en consultant les programmes et photos des précédentes éditions d’EduTech. Le programme de cette année sera annoncé sur le site dès que les inscriptions des présentateurs seront closes, pour qu’on puisse ensuite accepter des inscriptions des participants.

Kim KOVACEVIC
Directeur Académique

SGIS Annual General Meeting 2020

The SGIS Annual General Meeting will take place on March 19th, 2020 at the President Wilson Hotel, Geneva (SGIS MEMBER SCHOOLS ONLY)

Time:

17.00-17.30  Registration, welcome

17.30-18.30 AGM Meeting followed by the Heads dinner

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