Teaching and Learning – Learning BAC
septiembre 5, 2017

From Dull and Boring to Fun and Entertaining: How to Turn Reading into a Stimulating Activity

A lot is said about the importance of reading and the need for developing reading habits during childhood.  However, approaching this activity in a negative or […]
septiembre 7, 2017

Summer Vacations are Over: 6 Back-to-School Tips

Returning to classes can be an unsettling time for parents and students alike, but preparation is the best recipe for dealing with this phase.  Several studies […]
septiembre 12, 2017

Little Ones Can and Should Help Out at Home

What type of household chores can my child do?  This is a frequent question for parents who at times have no idea how to get their […]
septiembre 19, 2017

Welcoming Students with High Fives

Sometimes it’s the small things that make a big difference. A smile, a hug, a gesture of gratitude… During the first week of school, administration, parents, […]
septiembre 19, 2017

Ready, Set, Go! Supporting Executive Function Skills at Home

By Jackie Wyncoll, Learning Support Coordinator Part of “Learning and Leading” Series – Special Education   Our students are back at school, learning is underway, schedules […]
octubre 5, 2017

Technology and Education: New Skills for Today’s Young Digital Citizens

Should we allow it or prohibit it?  When it comes to using electronic devices in the classroom, the question that arose some years ago was a […]
octubre 14, 2017

Your Best Self: Identity and Commitment

This year at Academia Cotopaxi, we have taken a new step toward managing our corporate identity by launching the Your Best Self campaign. The values expressed […]
octubre 25, 2017

Contributing to Space Exploration with Cubes in Space: Students at Academia Cotopaxi Reach for the Stars!

By Margot Solberg (grade 4 teacher) Academia Cotopaxi, Ecuador msolberg@cotopaxi.k12.ec @msolberg12 At Academia Cotopaxi in Quito, Ecuador, seventeen students in the after school “Cubes in Space/NASA […]
diciembre 4, 2017

“Maker Space” a space designed for problem solving thinking

The “Maker Space” itself is a combination of tool rooms with wood tools, basic tools, drills, saws as well as a variety of modern technological tools […]