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Nana Yoshimura reflects on her internship at SIT

High school sophomore Nana Yoshimura tells us about her summer internship at Shibaura Institute of Technology.

Instead of spending my summer at the beach this year, I decided to challenge myself by pursuing my interests in the sciences and stepping out of my comfort zone. 570 more words

High School

Reflections of the Fine Arts Student Leaders- 1st Rotation

Hello, my name is Hayne Bae’15, and I am the first rotation Fine Arts Chair at Culver Academies. As I updated and re-organized the Fine Arts blog, I realized that none of us have really formally introduced ourselves on the blog! 977 more words


Expanding learning horizons with GOA

ASIJ high school students can dig deeper, and pursue niche interests in their academic studies by taking an online course through Global Online Academy (GOA). ASIJ joined GOA in 2012 to expand learner horizons and provide different kinds of learning experiences that make use of technology and global connections. 1,052 more words

High School

Team-building and outdoor adventures at Lake Sai

Each year, eighth graders face both individual and team challenges during their Outward Bound experience at the Kangakuen Camp at Lake Sai at the base of Mt. 679 more words

Middle School

Six Takes on Summer at CBS Interactive

Hello Haas Community! This past summer I got the opportunity to intern with the online media company CBS Interactive. After sorting through thousands of applications, CBS Interactive’s University Relations team selected 42 students to participate in their internship program, 25 of which worked at the San Francisco office. 2,184 more words

Discovering the beauty of nature on KEEP

Sixth grader Kate Freeman gives us the inside scoop on the middle school trip to the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project, a recreation complex set in dairy farming land among the Japanese Alps. 503 more words

Middle School

Walking in their shoes makes all the difference!

Photo Credit: Môsieur J. via Compfight cc

Grant Wiggins has long been an advocate of hearing / seeing from students’ perspectives. During a UbD training with him a few years ago he brought in local students for participants to interview. 125 more words