educational resources – 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 […]
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 10, 2017

Extracurricular Activities

Participation in extracurricular and after school activities is an important part of a child’s education.  Research has shown that extracurricular activities related to music, arts, sports, […]
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 […]
diciembre 7, 2017

Home Learning: re-thinking homework

Across the world, children as young as 4 year olds, attend school for seven to eight hours a day (similar to a full work day for […]
diciembre 22, 2017

Global Connections: Young World Citizens

One of the most important goals of education is currently that of preparing youth for global competition.  This premise may seem very simple, but it leads […]
enero 19, 2018

Art in Action: How Visiting Galleries Benefits Art Education