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05

Oct

Walkathon 2017

Congratulations to everyone who took part in this year’s walkathon! Special thanks to the Staff and 12 Graders who manned the checkpoints, and to the weather for being so cooperative once again!

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12

May

VDP Educational Forum

On 8 May, we hosted the VDP – Verband Deutscher Privatschulen (Association of German Private Schools) for an educational forum about digitalisation. About 100 guests from various German educational organisations spent the day at ISD, participating in lectures, discussion groups and a tour of our facilities.

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05

May

ISD Speech and Debate Team

From 29 April to 1 May, ISD’s Speech and Debate Team performed very successfully at the NESDA tournament in Barcelona: both of our debate teams advanced to the semi-final round, two of our students moved on to the finals and won, one of them also placing 3rd in impromptu speaking, and our other team finished in overall 3rd place! Great job, everyone!!

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07

Apr

ISD Speaker Series – Dr. Gary Stager

As part of our ISD speaker series, Dr. Gary Stager held a parent/community talk “Preparing Kids for an Uncertain World” on 6 April. Gary made the case for embracing modernity as a way of preserving the finest traditions of child development, and preparing children to solve problems neither their parents or teachers can imagine. During his presentation, Gary illustrated how learning-by-doing, new technological materials, and timeless craft traditions can supercharge the learning process.

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