Leysin American School Blog

A Celebration of Self-Directed Learning

Posted by Emily Gain on 09/02/18 13:26

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.

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Topics: Academics

Educators gather in Switzerland to evolve Agile Learning for future students

Posted by Brittany Howes on 26/07/16 13:19

 

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. 

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Topics: Academics

7 reasons to consider the IB Diploma

Posted by Veronika R. '15 on 20/07/16 16:30

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.

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Graduation for the Class of 2016 - Friday, June 3rd

Posted by Brittany Howes on 24/05/16 11:13

 

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.

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Topics: Academics

Letter from the Head of School - May 2016

Posted by Marc-Frédéric Ott, Ed.D. on 19/05/16 13:24

 

Dear Parents,

“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:

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Topics: Academics, Student Life

Why Leysin American School?

Welcome to Leysin American School, a school with “family” values. Located in the breathtaking beauty of the Swiss Alps, Leysin American School has a history of nurturing talent and motivating students to succeed in education, sports and arts. We bring together students from around the world to create a campus community with a global perspective and a family atmosphere.

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