EAB opened to 2020-2021 school year on August 3 via distance learning. The purpose of this post it to use our experiences in the opening weeks as a means to help smooth the opening for other schools in Brazil and around the world. Each week I make a two to four minute video about to discuss with the parents and students of the High School … Continue reading So My Student Asks, “WHY MUST OUR CAMERAS STAY ON?”
My speech to the Class of 2020 was exceptionally easy to write. Much of it, if I’m honest, was plagiarized from my previous speeches to other graduation classes. What was new came easily as well because of how great the Class of 2020 had handled the loss of the second half of their final year at EAB. Writing about their grace and persistence in the … Continue reading A Class Like No Other: A Graduation Night Speech to the Class of 2020
August 10, 2020 Opening a school year online is hard. Really hard. In a normal year at EAB there are a lot of moving parts as, due to the high number of students who come from embassies, we have between 15 and 20% change in our high school population each August. That reality was compounded this year not only due to distance learning, but also … Continue reading An Idea For The First Day of School: The Zoom Support Room.