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Movies – Spet 2006

September, 2006
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Accepted
Talk about unique schoolings. Here’s a flock of kids who can’t handle failure very well, and decide to pull a fast one on society, including their pressing parents. For the protagonists of Accepted, being cast aside by every college they’ve applied for [...]

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Sites – Spet 2006

September, 2006
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Enchanted Learning’s Back to School Page
A veritable fountain of activities geared towards acquainting kids with school again, or for the first time, awaits right here. Useful for those involved in the learning process, Enchanted addresses parents, educators and learners with games and ice breakers like name, birthday, mapping and vocab activities. The selection [...]

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Games – Spet 2006

September, 2006
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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Double Agent
Over four installments, Splinter Cell has established itself as the premier stealth action series on the market, coming soon to the X360 and PC with significantly improved graphics and game mechanics. Star duties still belong to master-infiltrator Sam Fisher, now made more complicated a character via ambivalent missions [...]

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Books – Spet 2006

September, 2006
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Write Away! – 140 Writing Prompts for Grades 4-6
Putting thoughts and images onto paper or file defines us as beings of intellect, so what better to teach young learners than the time-honored skills of writing and composition.
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School Focus Time

September, 2006
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Every student begins the year with a blank slate, enthusiastic and with visions of having their most successful school year. Unfortunately, many are not aware of how to organize themselves to ensure they attain the goals to which they aspire.

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What Is Montessori: More misconceptions and facts?…

September, 2006
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In our last article, we mentioned a number of misconceptions that still prevail regarding Montessori education. We focused on the main ones, usually shared by people who are not familiar with Montessori. We often assume misconceptions come from lack of information. This is however a misconception in and of itself…

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Setting Clear Boundaries

September, 2006
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In today’s fast paced and busy world, the parent and child relationship is constantly challenged by authority issues. Many parents feel hesitant about using authority and are fearful of “doing it wrong” and damaging the psyche of the child. Yet, a lack of clear family boundaries creates a climate of constant arguing and power struggles.

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New Headmaster Makes Her Mark at BISS

September, 2006
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To Anne Fowles, the new headmaster of Beijing BISS International School, BISS is a school she “has been watching for some time.”

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New Principal Takes the Reigns at BCIS

September, 2006
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“It is difficult, challenging, even frightening probably. At the same time, it is exciting,” said Julian Williams, describing his new job as principal of Beijing City International School (BCIS). This is Williams’ first semester in the position.

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Canadian Has Big Plans for CIS Beijing

September, 2006
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Sharon Crabb said she always likes to take on new things, but she never thought she would have the opportunity to travel abroad and work as the principal of the new Canadian International School of Beijing (CIS). “This is so exciting. I have been an educator for 37 years, but this just feels…

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