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Achievement STEM

Sharpening Critical Thinking Skills: INTL Takes on the International Mathematical Kangaroo Contest

The annual International Mathematical Kangaroo Contest, also known as le Kangourou des Mathématiques (French Language Program) and Känguru der Mathematik (German Language Program), is a staple in the robust STEM program at Silicon Valley International School (INTL). This globally recognized competition offers students from 1st through 12 Grades the opportunity to showcase their problem-solving...

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Inquiry Learning High School
Beyond Textbooks: Guiding Students to Deconstruct the Past
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Achievement Elementary School
Empowering Young Writers: 2nd Graders' Journey into Storytelling
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Middle School Social Emotional Learning Bilingualism
Confidence, Creativity & Culture: The Power of Performing Arts at INTL
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Culture Chinese Immersion Bilingualism
Unlocking Cultural Horizons: INTL's Immersive Educational Journey in Taiwan
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Chinese Immersion Bilingualism Alumni
Featured Alumna - Ashley Vielma, ‘15 (8th Grade)
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Culture High School Achievement
Global Citizens in Action: INTL Travels to Kenya
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Bilingualism Elementary School
Top 5 Myths About Bilingualism
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High School Bilingualism
A Spotlight on the SSST: Bilingual Learning in your Mother Tongue
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Inquiry Learning Social Emotional Learning
Holistic Learning: Our Commitment to Student Success
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Community Alumni
INTL Alumni Award: Karl Yost
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Early Years Bilingualism
Building Linguistic Foundations in the Early Years
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Elementary School
Nurturing Multilingual Minds
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Community
Community Channels James Bond at INTL Annual Gala & Auction
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STEM Upper School
Unlocking the Global Language of Math
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Inquiry Learning Elementary School
Taking Action in Primary Years Programme: From Play to PYP Exhibition
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Upper School
Beyond the Classroom: Exploring Upper School Activities at INTL
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Community Social Emotional Learning High School
Growing the Future: INTL Students Cultivate Global Citizenship Through Service
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Inquiry Learning Middle School
The Bridge from Middle Years Programme to Diploma Programme
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Bilingualism Upper School
Cultural Connections: SEK International School Students Embrace INTL
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High School Achievement
My Transformative High School Experience
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High School STEM
From Inquiry to Insight: Spotlight on High School Science at INTL
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Alumni
Featured Alumna - Margot Serra, ‘10 (8th Grade)
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Lunar New Year: Year of the Dragon
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Upper School
College Readiness: How Early is Too Early?
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Culture Chinese Immersion Upper School
Global Connections: INTL's Impactful Exchange Program with New Taipei's TYK School
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High School Achievement
INTL Dragons Shine: Highlights from Yale University Model UN Conference
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Inquiry Learning Elementary School
Igniting Curiosity: The Power of Provocations
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Alumni French Immersion
Featured Alumna - Alex Lyzwa, ‘10 (8th Grade)
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Community Culture
Chronicles of Creativity: Time-Traveling Arts Night
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Alumni French Immersion
Featured Alumna - Ariana Meyers, ‘10 (8th Grade) 
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Culture French Immersion
A Stroke of Culture: Achdé's Masterclass at INTL
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Community Culture
Celebrating Taste Week: Nurturing Young Palates
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Community Chinese Immersion
Mooncakes, Music, and Movement: PTA Moon Festival
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Community Alumni
Uncorking Memories: A Toast to Silicon Valley International School's 18th Annual Soirée du Vin
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Community
Faculty Volunteering: Coin Drive & Kenya
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Community Alumni
Featured Alumni - Eva Nicolas & Alistair McGregor, ‘03 & ‘04 (8th Grade)
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Achievement French Immersion
INTL Head of School Receives Ordre des Palmes académiques
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Community Alumni
INTL Connect - Navigating Paths and Prioritizing Well-Being
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Community Social Emotional Learning High School
Building Beyond Borders: High School Guatemala Service Trip
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High School Achievement
Excellent IB DP Results for Class of 2023
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Inquiry Learning Bilingualism
The Path to Academic Excellence: INTL’s Bilingual Journey & IB Continuum
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Inquiry Learning Elementary School
PYPx: Empowering Young Minds
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Inquiry Learning Early Years
The Power of Taking Risks
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion Elementary School
Integrating Language Learning through a Researcher's Lens
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High School STEM
Exploring Biology and Collaboration in The Baylands
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Inquiry Learning STEM Elementary School
Using Technology to Amplify Student Stories
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Achievement STEM
Achieving Excellence: The International Mathematical Kangaroo Contest
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Culture Middle School German Immersion
Mainz and More: Upper School Exchange Trip to Germany
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Culture Middle School Bilingualism
Bilingualism in the Spotlight: INTL’s 8th Grade Play
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Community High School
Making the Most of High School at INTL
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Inquiry Learning High School
Exploring the Great Outdoors: A Journey Through the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award
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STEM Elementary School
The Spiraling Approach of the PYP's STEM Program
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Culture French Immersion
From Fumel to Paris: 4th & 5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip
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Community Alumni
Featured Alumna - Isla Myles, '09 (5th Grade)
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Inquiry Learning Early Years
The Foundations of INTL’s C.O.R.E Values
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STEM Elementary School
From Concrete to Abstract: How Singapore Math Fosters Understanding
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Immersion and Exchange: 4th & 5th Grade Trip To Taiwan
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Bilingualism
The Impact of Language
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Inquiry Learning Bilingualism
INTL’s Bilingual Journey & IB Continuum: The Path to Academic Excellence
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Inquiry Learning
A Culture of Inquiry and Collaboration: Educators as Lifelong Learners
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Inquiry Learning Early Years
Visible Thinking: Fostering Inquiry in Early Years
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Community
Annual Gala and Auction: Let's Have A Ball
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Achievement Alumni
INTL Alumni Rising Star Award: Maia Chamberlain
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Culture French Immersion
Building Bonds Across Cultures: La Source Foreign Exchange Visit
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Culture Bilingualism
INTL Students Build Cultural Fluency: The Return of International Trips
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High School Achievement
High Schoolers Win Top Honors at 2023 California Poetry Contest "Concours de Poésie"
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
農曆新年快樂! (Happy Lunar New Year!) - The Year of the Rabbit
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Achievement
Congrats to our All-Stars
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Culture French Immersion
Bringing the Sweet Tradition of Galette des Rois to INTL
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Achievement Alumni
Featured Alumnus - Arthur Micha, ‘13 (8th Grade)
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Community Alumni
Arts Night Brings Together Parents, Students, and Alumni
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Community Culture
Arts Night, Let’s Play!
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Achievement Alumni
Featured Alumni - Maia Chamberlain & Bridget O'Keefe, ‘12 & ‘18 (8th Grade)
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High School Achievement
INTL at the Stanford University Model United Nations Conference XXVI
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Culture German Immersion
A Light in the World on St. Martin’s Day (Laternenfest)
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STEM Elementary School
Developing Math Skills in Elementary School
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Community Achievement Alumni
Featured Alumni - André & Alexander Gouyet, ‘05 & ‘09 (5th Grade)
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Culture
Taste Week 2022 - Exploring the World Through Food
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Bilingualism Upper School
Upper School Language Acquisition, Starting a New Language Journey
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Culture German Immersion Upper School
Frank Muschalle's Boogie Woogie Tour Sponsored by the German Consulate
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Community
A Fun-Filled and Record-Breaking Soirée du Vin!
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Inquiry Learning High School
Extended Essays in the Diploma Programme
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
The Benefits of Water Play
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
PTA Moon Festival - Lighting the Way to Prosperity
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Community Achievement Alumni
Master in the Kitchen and the Community: INTL Alum Guillaume Bienaimé
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Inquiry Learning Social Emotional Learning Early Years
New Spaces Foster Play and Learning in the Early Years
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Community Alumni
INTL Connect - A Balance of Art and Animation
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Inquiry Learning High School
The Journey Begins for our Diploma Programme Students
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Achievement Alumni
Featured Alumnus - Christopher Bishop, ‘85 (5th Grade)
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Culture German Immersion Elementary School
Schultüte - A German Tradition Celebrated by INTL 1st Grade
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Social Emotional Learning
Three Things To Set You Up For Success As An Upper School Student
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High School Achievement
Graduates Excel in 2022 IBDP
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Inquiry Learning
The Impact of Inquiry and Language Learning on Critical Thinking Skills
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Community High School
A Better and More Peaceful World in the High School
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Community
Voice, Choice, and Ownership: Agency in the Primary Years Programme
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Inquiry Learning
Modern Multilingualism: Teaching and Learning
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Inquiry Learning Early Years
Hands-On Learning Experiences in K-5
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Post-Pandemic Bilingual Development: Data-Driven Literacy Instruction
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Inquiry Learning Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Restaurant du Chêne: Play-Based Language Learning in the Early Years
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Symbolic Representation in Early Years Learning
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High School Achievement
Aspects of Achievements: High School Projects
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Social Emotional Learning
Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging: Mission-Driven & Student-Centered
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Community Middle School
INTL Teens Against E-Waste (Sophie S., 7th Grade)
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Achievement Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Cara Green
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Community
Gala's Grand Return
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Community
Spirit of INTL: Sophie Gassée Baxter
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Community
INTL Food Truck Fundraiser for Ukraine
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Achievement Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Niklas Wittig
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Culture
Camping in the Cold: Duke of Edinburgh "Adventurous Journey"
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Culture
Fostering Discussion about Race and Culture at Home
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Culture French Immersion
French Program Students Can Acquire Le Diplôme National du Brevet des Collèges
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy Lunar New Year!  Happy Year of the Tiger!
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Culture French Immersion
Galette des Rois
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Natalie Morin
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Community
Introducing the next INTL Head of School, Barbara Greiner
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Community
Arts Night 2021:  Adventure!
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Community
Nyla H. - UN Climate Change Conference
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Culture German Immersion
Shadows and Songs: INTL St. Martin's Parade
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Claire Lin
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Social Emotional Learning
Model United Nations: Leadership in Practice
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Community Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Karl Yost
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Community
Welcome Back, Soirée du Vin!
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Social Emotional Learning
Peace Day Puppets and Social Emotional Learning
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Social Emotional Learning
“How was your day?”: Questions to Engage Your Child
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Lanterns in the Night: INTL Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
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Culture German Immersion Elementary School
Cones on Cohn: A Schultüte Celebration!
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Alix Barry
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Community Alumni
INTL Connect Networking: A Conversation on Early-Stage Technology Startups
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Inquiry Learning
Approaches to Learning
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Middle School Achievement
Congratulations to our 2021 Graduating Class!
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Bilingualism
Enhancing Your Child's Bilingual Learning at Home
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Community
Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at INTL
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Social Emotional Learning
Pushing Your Limits: The Duke of Edinburgh "Adventurous Journey"
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Community
Outdoor Learning in the Early Years – “The Environment is the Third Teacher”
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Community
Exploring Student Passions: What is a Personal Project?
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Middle School STEM
Integrated Science in the Middle School Years
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Bilingualism
Student Reflection: "We Don't Live in a Country, But in a Language"
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INTL’s Virtual Gala & Auction: Going Above and Beyond
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Inquiry Learning
8 Books to Share Asian American + Pacific Islander Voices with Your Child
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Achievement
Adventure, Achievement, and Service – The Duke of Edinburgh International Award
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Community
Student Service in a Time of Need
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy 牛 Niú (New) Year: Year of the Ox
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Social Emotional Learning
Student + Parent Wellness Tips for a Challenging Time
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Community
10 Books To Inspire Your Child – The IB Learner Profile Attributes
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Community
Arts Night Reinvented
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Community
Supporting the Local Community – PTA Sponsors Gamble Garden Festival of Trees
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Culture Middle School STEM
Art + Technology: Middle School Students Bring Drawings to Life in Virtual Reality
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Community
INTL Community Shares Its Gratitude
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Inquiry Learning
The Extended Essay: University-Level Research and Writing in the IB Diploma Programme
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Culture
Studying Abroad: Soccer, Croissants, and French
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Inquiry Learning
Personal Projects - Research, Creativity and Critical Thinking
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Bilingualism
5 Ways You Can Support Your Child's Bilingualism During Distance Learning
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Inquiry Learning
Opportunity Awaits! How the IB Diploma Programme Sets Students Up for Success in College Applications
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Community
10 Tips for Social-Emotional Wellness During Distance Learning
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Bilingualism
5 Benefits of Bilingual Education
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Community
TOGETHER: Silicon Valley International School & Alto Announce Full Merger
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Community
Welcome New 2020-2021 Silicon Valley International School Faculty!
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Community
Developing an International Mindset
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Community
Shared Memories in Time for Our School's 40th Anniversary Celebration
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Inquiry Learning Early Years STEM
Distance Learning in the Early Years – Learning to Think Scientifically by Exploring Light and Shadow
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Achievement
Showcasing Student Work
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Community
Distance Learning Beyond the Screen – Insights for Parents
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Inquiry Learning Middle School
Expanding Diversity in Middle School Literature
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Early Years Bilingualism
Early Years Pre-literacy: The Foundation for Reading and Writing in Two Languages
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Social Emotional Learning
Kicking off Our Distance Learning Plan
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Community
The Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Years Education at INTL
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Inquiry Learning French Immersion
French National Curriculum Comes Alive Through Inquiry
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Community
Mirrors and Windows: Diversity and Inclusion in Children's Literature
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Community
Exciting Announcements About the Future of Our School
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy Chinese New Year – Year of the Rat!
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Inquiry Learning
Service and Action – Middle School Animal Advocacy Club
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Social Emotional Learning
Service and Action – Creating a French Audiobook Library for Students with Learning Differences
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Early Years Bilingualism
Bilingualism in the Early Years
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Community
Arts Night 2019: Art in ACTION!
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Community Alumni
Alumna Christine H. Crowned Champion of the Americas in Chinese Bridge Language Competition
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years Bilingualism
The Importance of “Playing Pretend” in Bilingual Development
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Community
PreK Transforms Classroom into L’expo Idéale with Hervé Tullet
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Culture
International Middle Schoolers Create Virtual Reality Tours of Cohn Campus
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STEM Elementary School
Meaningful Learning through Virtual and Augmented Reality
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2019: A Community of Wine Lovers
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Community Early Years
Early Years Parcours ­– Developing Motor Skills & Resilience
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Inquiry Learning
Meaningful Learning
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Culture Middle School Bilingualism
Radio INTL – International Middle Schoolers Produce Their Own Podcast in French & Chinese
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Community
Keeping the Spirit of Confucius Alive at INTL
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Community
Celebrating the International Day of Peace at INTL
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Bilingualism
5 Ways to Support Your Child's Bilingualism at Home
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Early Years Bilingualism
6 Insights into Raising a Bilingual Child: The Early Years
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Middle School Social Emotional Learning
Wellness in Middle School
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Community
Why Reading is the Best Homework – Building a Foundation of Literacy
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Social Emotional Learning
Learning Spaces for Our Youngest Students
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Bilingualism
Raising a Third Culture Kid
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Community
Digital Portraits by 8th Grader Cybille I. Celebrate 2019 Graduates!
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Inquiry Learning
Our School's First Ever PYPx: 5th Graders Showcase their Learning and Action
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Community Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Jeremy Rossmann
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Middle School STEM
Middle Schoolers Take on Advanced Mathematics at MATH en JEANS Conference
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Community
Ruby Celebration Gala: Happy 40th Birthday!
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Social Emotional Learning
Celebrating Black History Month at ISTP
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Community
INTL Authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) PYP School
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Community Middle School
Lights, Camera, Action! International Middle Schoolers Explore Filmmaking
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Community Middle School Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Neel Ramachandran
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy New Year – Year of the Pig!
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Middle School STEM
Anatomy Comes to Life – 7th Graders Design & Construct Robotic Arms
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Inquiry Learning
The Inquiry Learning Cycle
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Community
Celebrating 5 Years of Computer Science Classes at INTL!
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Community
Arts Night 2018: Reflections
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Community
Navigating the Playground – 7 Things Parents Need to Know About Schoolyard Conflict
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Liz Ericson
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Developmental Milestones in the Early Years
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Community
MYP Service & Action Reflection: Caring for Our Local Environment by Talinn H.
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Community
Expressing "Who We Are" – INTL Identity Project
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2018: Uniting in Generosity for INTL & Napa Fire Relief
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Bilingualism
Bilingualism Gives Students a Head Start in Learning a 3rd or 4th Language
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Middle School Social Emotional Learning
Middle School Advisory Program Supports Students Through the Challenging Years of Early Adolescence
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Culture Middle School
And Away We Go! Experiential Learning in Middle School
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Social Emotional Learning
10 Tips for a Less Stressful Morning
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Community Middle School
Introducing Flex Time – A New Outlet for Creativity in our International Middle School
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Achievement Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Rémy Pieron
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Social Emotional Learning
Making Student Wellness a Priority
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Culture Bilingualism
What is Cultural Fluency and Why is it Important for My Child?
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Community
Silicon Valley’s Premier Wine Auction Supports Napa Fire Relief
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Geneviève Gish Allouche
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Community
Networking at INTL May Land You Your Next Job
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Social Emotional Learning
Ideas for a Preschooler-Approved, Healthy & Fun Snack Time
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
How to Help Your Preschool-Aged Child Manage Their Emotions
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Social Emotional Learning
Why Play is Your Preschooler's Most Important Job
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Community Chinese Immersion
Guest Blogger Cindy Chiang: Chinese Immersion Collaboration and Leadership
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Community
Courage in the Spotlight – 5 Ways Your Child Can Benefit from the Performing Arts
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Community
Gala Auction Lot: The Amazing Race: INTL Edition, May 5th
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Community
Outstanding Gala Experiences by INTL Teachers & Staff
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STEM
Design Beyond the MakerSpace
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Community
Gala Auction Lot: Casino Royale: Parents' Night Off, May 12th
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Achievement Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Paul Nauleau
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Community
Service Learning Reflection–Care Packages for the Palo Alto Homeless–by Claire Y.
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Community
Service Learning Reflection – Volunteering for the American Canine Institute – by Kasper H.
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Community
Service Learning Reflection–Volunteering at a Senior Center–by Katya O.
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Achievement Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Arthur Bretschneider
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Social Emotional Learning
How do You Define Success? – Raising a Well-Balanced Student
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Community
5 Ways to Build Resiliency
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Community
Night Fever Gala – A Labor of Love and an Evening of Disco Magic!
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Social Emotional Learning
Humanitarian and Renowned Photographer, Reza Talks to Students About Social Change Through Art
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Anne Thuéry
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Middle School Social Emotional Learning
“Young People Have a Voice Too” – Middle School Student Council Leads Participation in National School Walkout Day
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Culture
Deeper Understanding Through Travel
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Inquiry Learning Middle School
Collaborative Design Thinking in Middle School
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Social Emotional Learning
10 Tips to Help Your Adolescent Find Balance in the Digital Age
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Community
7 Tips to Help You Navigate Your Child's Social World
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Community
Update: Volunteer and Donation Efforts for Northern California Fires
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Middle School STEM
Skate Park Geometry – Learning Math Conceptually in the International Middle School
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Community
Top 10 Picture Books for Kids
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Community
Welcome New 2018 Faculty and Staff!
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Community
Arts Night 2017: INTL Community Gathers Together “Under One Sky”
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Social Emotional Learning
Top 5 Educational Toys to Buy Your Young Child
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Inquiry Learning
5 Tips to Develop a Child's Curiosity and Analytical Skills
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Laura Yim
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Bilingualism
The Art of Multilingualism
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Community
INTL Staff Responds to Northern California Fires
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2017: An Unprecedented Outpouring of Generosity
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Community Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Dr. Raphaël Repellin
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Community
Welcome New 2017–2018 Faculty!
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Social Emotional Learning
It's Your Child's First Day at INTL! Ten Tips for a Great Start to Preschool
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Social Emotional Learning
It's Back-to-School Time! Tips to Help Your Elementary-Aged Child Have a Smooth Transition
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Community Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Montera Espinosa
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion STEM
5th Grade Singapore Math Experts Take Action
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Achievement
5th Grader Ylias G. Takes 1st Prize at PGL Dictée Finals!
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Achievement Chinese Immersion
INTL Students Excel at 2017 San Francisco Chinese Speech Contest
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Bloggers Erin O'Rielly & Liz Evans: Teachers as Learners
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Guest Blogger Ya-Ching Chang: 4th Grade Cultural Exchange and Experiential Learning in China
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Community
Hollywood Glitz & Glamour – Thank You for Our Most Successful Gala Ever!
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Inquiry Learning Middle School French Immersion
8th Graders Reenact Historical Trial to Learn about the French Judicial System
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Middle School STEM
Guest Blogger: The Thales Theorem, by 8th Grader Klavie G.
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion Bilingualism
Guest Bloggers Chu Hsi Tseng & Shu Chun Tai: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Chinese Language and Literacy
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Social Emotional Learning
7 Tips For Your Child’s Social-Emotional Well-Being, from Sheri Glucoft Wong
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Community Alumni
Alumni Parent Global Dinner Gathering
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Culture
Year of the Rooster Performances Showcase Students’ Cultural Literacy
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Community
Guest Blogger Jacqueline Cody: Collaborative Planning
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Community
Arts Night 2017: CaliforniART – Celebrating the Golden State!
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Developing Friendship in Early Childhood
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Social Emotional Learning
Silicon Valley International School Standout Volunteers
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Guest Blogger Ying Liang: Taking A Deeper Look Into The Nursery Cooking Activities
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger Annie Madigan: Inquiring Into the Ways We are Balanced
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Melanie Maynarich: Conscious Discipline
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2016: California’s Best Winemakers Gather to Support INTL
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Community
The Inquiry Cycle in Action in 4th Grade
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Inquiry Learning
Learning Through the Lens of "Three Teachers" at INTL
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Bilingualism
Guest Blogger Ying Liang – Journal Sharing: Scaffolding Children’s Second Language Acquisition through Meaningful Conversations
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Community
Welcome to INTL's New 2016–2017 Faculty and Staff!
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Social Emotional Learning
4th and 5th Graders Learn About the U.S. Electoral Process with Mock Election
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Achievement Chinese Immersion
INTL Students Take Top Honors at Chinese Speech Contest
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Community
Facilities Lead the Way in Environmental Stewardship
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Culture Chinese Immersion
5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip: Exploring Taipei
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Community
PE and Athletics at INTL
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Inquiry Learning
Author Chris Rumble Visits INTL! – A Blog by 3rd Graders Sophie L. and Lorenne L.
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Community
Gala 2016: INTL Community Roars into the ‘20s and Surpasses Itself in Generosity!
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Community
Guest Blogger Lauren Christel: INTL's First Ever Student-Led Conferences
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion Elementary School
Guest Bloggers Heidi Smith and Ya-Ching Chang: Inquiry Learning in 3rd Grade English and Chinese
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Community
10 Tips That Will Help You Enjoy Gala
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STEM
Joanna Hoffman Offers Sage Advice to Young People at INTL’s Pioneering Women in Technology Event
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Guest Blogger Cécile Roques: Pre-K Music, Pre-Reading, and Art Inspired by “Peter and the Wolf”
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Community
INTL Introduces Student-Led Conferences
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
From the Chinese Program Director: New Year Wishes and Next Steps for the INTL Chinese Program
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Community
The International Adventures of the Lee Family – Switching Programs but Keeping the Same INTL Spirit
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Community
Arts Night 2015: A Winter Wonderland of Creativity and Magic
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Social Emotional Learning
Attention Professional Translators: Are you Smarter than an INTL Third Grader?
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger Carol Slattery: Inquiry Learning in the Early Years
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Culture French Immersion
5th Graders Experience French Culture and History First-Hand in Blérancourt, France
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Inquiry Learning
Kate's Blog: Inspiring Inquiry at INTL
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Community
Guest Blogger Rebecka Langum: 4th Grade Environmental Education in Coloma
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2015: Celebrating a Decade of Opulent Wine and International Connections
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Community
Guest Blogger Heidi Smith: Johnny Appleseed Inspires Interdisciplinary Connections
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger Jacqueline Cody: A Third Grade Class Reflects on Their Trip to Little Basin
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Inquiry Learning German Immersion
Guest Blogger Lauren Christel: Making Connections Across Programs With Elementary School “Houses”
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Carol Slattery: Mindfulness for Children
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Community
Guest Blogger Mike Kulbieda: Introducing INTL’s New Elementary MakerSpace!
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Community
Welcome to INTL's New 2015–2016 Faculty and Staff!
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Community Early Years
Cowper Campus Renovations: Intentional Design for Early Years Learning and Outdoor Discovery
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Philippe's Blog: How Curiosity and Failure are Key for Lifelong Learning
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Culture
Graduation 2015: A Bittersweet Farewell to a Unique Educational Journey
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Community
Guest Blogger: Kate Lussen: Let Summer Be a Time for Discovery
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Community
Guest Blogger Lucas Gonzalez: Shakespeare in Syria
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Achievement French Immersion
Student Takes Home 1st in Region at La Dictée P.G.L. in Montreal
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Achievement Chinese Immersion Bilingualism
Guest Blogger Chris Livaccari: INTL Students Take Top Honors at the Mandarin Speech Contest!
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Culture French Immersion
Guest Blogger Barbara Greiner: Exploring Paris and Studying at La Source School
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STEM
TeenTechSF @ INTL – The Language of Tech
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Experiential Learning in Hangzhou, China
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Community Chinese Immersion
5th Grade Cultural Exchange – Touring Taipei, Attending GaoYuan Elementary School
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Culture French Immersion
Cultural Immersion in Fumel, France
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Community
Visit from Author Sara Pennypacker – A Celebration of Creative Writing!
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Social Emotional Learning
Student Blogger Tai Noelle R. – 3rd Grade Poetry Slam
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Community
Gala 2015: INTL Community Rallies for the Most Successful Gala to Date!
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Arnaud Cabanel: Conservation in our Own Backyard
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Community
Guest Blogger Gary Meeker: INTL Makes an Impressive Showing at SF CNY Parade!
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Community
Guest Blogger Jean-François Merckling: State of Athletics 2015
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Bloggers Erin and Jacoba: Sensory Exploration Within our Nursery Themes
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years Chinese Immersion
Guest Blogger Ying Liang: Chinese Nursery Students Gain Confidence and Language Skills in Show and Tell
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Inquiry Learning
“How-To”– 1st Graders Learn by Teaching Others
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Community
ISTP Athletics Update
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Community Early Years Chinese Immersion
Guest Blogger Shu-Chun Tai: Student Reflection and Self-Assessment in Kindergarten
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Community Culture
Guest Blogger David Huang: Creating “INTL International Airport” for Arts Night
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Culture French Immersion
5th Graders Take Virtual Tour of the Musée de la Grande Guerre in Meaux, France
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Community
Top 5 Reasons to Join Girls on the Run Team
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Community
Arts Night 2014: Every Student Has a Chance to Shine
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Inquiry Learning STEM
Philippe’s Blog: Pioneering a Computer Science Curriculum at INTL
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Culture
Guest Blogger: Alyssa H.: Making Connections Through Exchange
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Community
An Eye on the Future: Board of Trustees and Strategic Planning
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Community
Intentional Project and Theme Based Curriculum in Early Years Program
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Maryam Shabani: An Update on Playground Activities
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Bilingualism
Guest Blogger Dr. Judith Lessow-Hurley: Benefits of a Bilingual Education
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Community
A Decade with QiuShi Elementary School
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Social Emotional Learning
The Power of Play
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Culture
Experiential Learning in Blérancourt, France
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Community
The Inimitable Soirée du Vin: Friendship, Generosity, and Fine Wine
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion Elementary School
Creativity, Collaboration, and Design Thinking in 1st Grade Chinese
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Social Emotional Learning
4th Graders Explore Nature, History at Coloma Outdoor School
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Social Emotional Learning
Experiential Learning: 3rd Grade Overnight Trip to Point Reyes
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Community Bilingualism
INTL Announces Speaker Series on Bilingualism
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Inquiry Learning Alumni
Alumnus Seeks Academic Challenge as He Begins College at Age 15
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Inquiry Learning
Environmental Education: 5th Grade Overnight Trip to Malakoff State Park
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Achievement
5th Grader Alanna Y. Wins 3D Printing for Humanity Scholarship
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Bilingualism
Kate's Blog: Bilingualism, Brains, and Back-to-School
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Community
Expansion for Innovation Summer 2014: Thoughtful Design with Learning in Mind
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Community
Rolling out the Red Carpet to Welcome New Parents
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Community
Welcome to INTL's New 2014–2015 Faculty!
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STEM
Guest Blogger Elisabeth Lepert: Middle Schoolers Engage with the Scientific Process
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Community
Graduation 2014: Celebrating, Giving Thanks, Saying Goodbye
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Social Emotional Learning
John Steinbeck and Diego Rivera: Making Connections Between Art and Literature
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Culture Middle School French Immersion
Middle School Cultural Exchange Trip to La Source School: Complete Linguistic and Cultural Immersion
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Community
Students Excel in 39th Annual Mandarin Speech Contest
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Inquiry Learning
Cowper Campus Spring Break Mini Camp: Voyaging into Space!
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Inquiry Learning
Peter and the Wolf: Kindergarteners Connect Words, Music, and Art
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Community
Guest Blogger Suzanne O'Brien: Trustee Education
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Culture Middle School Chinese Immersion
Middle School Cultural Exchange Trip: Life at the Wuhou Foreign Language School
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Culture Chinese Immersion
4th/5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip to China: Exploring Shanghai, Learning at Qiu Shi Elementary
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Culture Chinese Immersion Elementary School
4th/5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip to Taiwan: Update from Gaoyuan Elementary School
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Community French Immersion
Update from Fumel: Ropes Course, Visiting Rocamadour, Cahors, and Paris!
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Culture Middle School Chinese Immersion
Middle School Cultural Exchange Trip: Greetings from Chengdu!
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Culture Chinese Immersion
4th/5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip to Taiwan: Touring Taipei, Attending Gaoyuan Elementary School
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Culture French Immersion
Update from Fumel: Arriving and Exploring Château de Bonaguil
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Community
Middle School Red Cross Club Works for a Greater Purpose
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Maryam Shabani: Fun Structured Games Supplement Free Play at Recess
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STEM French Immersion
French Program 6th Graders Teach Kindergarteners About Plant Growth in Collaborative Science Project
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STEM
Students Beta Test New Educational iPad Apps
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger: Olivier Monteil: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dictée
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STEM
INTL to Offer Unique Programming Workshop Over Spring Break
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Community French Immersion
Celebrates Le Petit Prince's 70th Anniversary
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Social Emotional Learning
Social Emotional Learning Beyond the Classroom: The Playground at INTL
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Maryam Shabani: Social Emotional Learning - Responsibility and Empathy
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Community
Student and Faculty Achievements: Leyla and Ying Recognized for Excellence in Writing, Teaching
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Community
February Break Mini Camp on Cowper Campus: Where the Wild Things Are
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Community
Stand Up Against Bullying!
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Community
Guest Blogger Béatrice Bergemont: February Break Mini Camp on Cohn Campus – The Winter Olympics
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger Béatrice Bergemont: After School Enrichment Activities Help Students Find Their Passion
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Maryam Shabani: Recess – A Time For Social Emotional Learning
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Culture French Immersion
5th Graders Meet French President François Hollande!
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Community Chinese Immersion
Chinese New Year Float Building – The Flying Horse Takes Shape!
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Community
Guest Blogger François Guèdenet: Doing What is Best for Our Students
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Middle School Achievement Bilingualism
Philippe’s Blog: Standardized Testing and the Bilingual Child
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STEM
Guest Blogger Véronique Merckling: Cohn Campus Students Become Computer Programmers for an Hour
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Community Early Years
The Essence of an “E” in Early Years and Elementary School
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Community
Why Are We Photocopy Free? Eco Sensibility and the Development of the Whole Child
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Community
Guest Blogger: Kammie B. Brings Innovative Flipped Teaching to 7th Grade Pre-Algebra
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Community
Arts Night 2013: An Extraordinary Evening!
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Community
Judo Club: Lessons in Sportsmanship at Palo Alto Judo Tournament
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Community
Gratitude: Defining Family
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Philippe's Blog: The Challenges and Rewards of Preparing for Accreditation
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Community
Silicon Valley International School Named “Green Leader” by City of Palo Alto
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Community
Fall Mini Camp: A Week of Creativity and Fun
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Community Early Years
Matisse in the Kindergarten Classroom
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Social Emotional Learning
What is Developmentally Appropriate?
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5th Grade Trip to Blérancourt: Paris and the Fôret de Compiègne
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Community
Taste Week on Cowper Campus
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Community
Why Students Will Lead the World
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Inquiry Learning Middle School
5th Grade Trip to Blérancourt: Stone-cutting, Sculpture, and Archery!
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Inquiry Learning
When the Teachers Become Students
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Culture
Learning through Cuisine - INTL Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Taste Week
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Culture French Immersion
5th Grade Trip to Blérancourt: Arriving and Exploring the Countryside
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Community
Choir Begins for 2013-2014 School Year
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Exchange Students Arrive from Quishi Elementary!
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Bilingualism French Immersion
I believe in the INTL bilingual journey...
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Social Emotional Learning
The Magic of Red Carpet
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Chinese Immersion STEM Elementary School
Singapore Math at INTL
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Social Emotional Learning
Making INTL the Safest School Possible – Faculty and Staff Participate in a Disaster Simulation
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Social Emotional Learning
Cohn Campus Transformed by INTL's Determined and Dedicated Maintenance Crew
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Community
Welcome to INTL’s New 2013-2014 Faculty!
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Community
Excitement Builds for Opening of the New Cohn Campus
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Community
Expansion for Innovation Construction Update #2
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Community
Expansion for Innovation Construction Update
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Community
Learning Through Dance
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Community
8th Grade Graduation Ceremony - A Beautiful, Emotional Farewell to INTL
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Community
INTL Goes to the White House
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Culture French Immersion
4th Graders Tour Versailles – Virtually!
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Community
My Top 10 Kermesse Survival Tips for Parents
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Community
Excitement Builds for 1,000 sq. ft. Addition to Cohn Campus Building
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STEM Elementary School
ISTP 3rd Grader Devyn B. Is a Tech Wizard
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Community
Creating Classrooms of the Future
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Community
Rothschild Multipurpose Room Renovation Will Increase PE Options, Create Indoor/Outdoor Flexibility
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Community
New Media Hub Will Transform Student Learning at INTL
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Culture Middle School Bilingualism
8th Graders to Present Three Plays - Thursday, May 23
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Community
Parents' Day on Cowper
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Community
Expansion for Innovation Evening: Exciting Plans for Cohn Campus Are Revealed
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Culture
Guest Student Blogger Saxon H.: The Gym We Built in Costa Rica
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Achievement Chinese Immersion Bilingualism
INTL Students Take Top Honors at 38th Annual Mandarin Speech Contest
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Middle School Achievement
INTL 6th Graders Sweep CCTE Writing Competition
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Community
Earth Week on Cowper
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Culture
Guest Student Blogger Alix: My International Service Project in Costa Rica
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Advice for Traveling in China
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Middle School STEM
Seventh Graders Build a Dodecahedron!
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Last Day in China
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Community Chinese Immersion
Mandarin Speech Presentations – Congratulations to our Talented Speakers!
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Goodbye Hangzhou. Hello Wuxi, Suzhou, & Shanghai!
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Three Days at the Qiushi School
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Culture Chinese Immersion
The Spring Field Trip with the Qiushi School
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Culture French Immersion
Update from Fumel – the 4th Grade French Exchange Trip
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Culture Chinese Immersion
The Great Wall, Tech Museum, & Olympic Park
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Beihai Park, Prince Gong's Palace, Tiananmen Square, & The Forbidden City
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Culture Chinese Immersion
A Night on the Sleeper Train
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Sunday in Hangzhou
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Culture