Nagoya International School

Head of School Weekly Notes

Showcasing our Learning

I hope you have enjoyed conversations this week with your children about their learning. We truly miss our big on-campus community events where we can welcome parents here to share and celebrate learning together. However, we are finding virtual and hybrid ways to connect and engage and appreciate our parents and students for their support in making these connections within our community. This week's student-led discussions via their padlets or portfolios were one way of creating that connection, but there are more! Our PYP exhibition, which has been dazzling the staff and students on campus all week, will be open to Grade 5 parents on Saturday on a pre-signup basis. Utilizing COVID-friendly protocol, we are looking forward to having them in to enjoy the exhibition. And this afternoon, we are live-streaming the student-devised Middle School musical. It will be available to watch on the school's Facebook page even after the live stream, so please watch and enjoy! We will also be discussing our new learning pod model with all primary parents in the evening. We are excited to share the information because this model offers new opportunities for more engaging, deep, and differentiated learning. Thank you to our staff, students, and of course, our parents for making all these enriching activities possible.

- M. Parr, Head of School