Students in the Middle School 3-D Design class came together this week in an event their teacher, Mr. Tihen, described as “a celebration of self-directed learning”. During this course, this hardworking group of students has taken charge of their own learning, designing 3-D printed model sailboats and devising advertising strategies. They began with simple prototypes and marketing ideas and, with research and group collaboration, slowly built towards more complex models and business plans.
The Agile in Education Compass translates the language of Agile for educators around the world
DENVER, CO — Scrum Alliance®, a global professional membership and certification association representing Scrum and Agile practitioners who are transforming the world of work, today announced Agile Education Gathering: Switzerland, taking place July 27–29 in Leysin, Switzerland. This is the second global gathering of educators pioneering Agile to evolve learning for the 21st century.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) program, founded by a non-profit Swiss educational foundation in 1968, is known as one of the most rigorous and respected university preparation programs in the world. Students experience rapid intellectual, emotional, and ethical growth in this program, which usually spans the 11th and 12th grades. The Leysin American School is proud to be authorized to teach the IB program, and we are especially thrilled to see how successful our IB students have become at gaining acceptance to the most prestigious universities in the world.
Tune in at 15:00 (GMT+2) on Friday, June 3rd to watch the 2016 Graduation live! Click the link below and you can enlarge the video to full screen.
“Joyeux Printemps!” Spring has finally arrived here in the mountains in Leysin. As the school year rapidly draws to an end, we are working hard to prepare the end of year graduation events and to finish planning for the next school year. In this letter I would like to draw your attention to the following points: