Philippe’s Blog: Pioneering a Computer Science Curriculum at ISTP

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I first witnessed the impact that computer science can have on a young mind when my son fell in love with coding in high school. At that time, very few schools offered any type of computer science curriculum, and my … Read More

Guest Blogger Maryam Shabani: An Update on Playground Activities

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This year, we’ve once again received very encouraging and positive feedback from students, parents and teachers regarding our playground activities. We continue to organize structured games and have moved forward with new activities on our playground. This is all to … Read More

Middle School Cultural Exchange Trip to La Source School: Complete Linguistic and Cultural Immersion

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The 3-week Middle School cultural exchange trip to Meudon, France each year is an incredible opportunity for our students, and a special experience that is unique to an ISTP bilingual education. For nearly a month, our French Program Middle School … Read More

Cowper Campus Spring Break Mini Camp: Voyaging into Space!

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This year’s space-themed Spring Break Mini Camp felt like an exciting voyage into the great beyond! From space-themed cooking and art projects to a field trip to the Children’s Discovery Museum, our week was filled with hands-on exploration and discovery. … Read More

Peter and the Wolf: Kindergarteners Connect Words, Music, and Art

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This spring, the students in the English kindergarten classes on Cowper Campus have been working on an interdisciplinary unit about fairy tales. The kindergarteners, taught by Carol and Susan and Giselle and Beth, have especially focused on tales that feature … Read More

4th/5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip to Taiwan: Touring Taipei, Attending Gaoyuan Elementary School

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This is the first year that ISTP’s Chinese Program students are visiting Taiwan on our cultural exchange program. The children are quite excited, and with this blog, I hope to share their adventure with you, and offer some insight into … Read More

Update from Fumel: Arriving and Exploring Château de Bonaguil

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The French Program 4th Graders are in Fumel, France, for a 10-day cultural exchange trip. 4th Grade teachers Olivier Monteil and I are accompanying the students, and I will be providing updates on all their adventures! Day 1: We have … Read More

February Break Mini Camp on Cowper Campus: Where the Wild Things Are

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February Break Mini Camp on Cowper Campus was a magical week in which we immersed ourselves in the richly imaginative world of children’s book author, Maurice Sendak. We read many of Sendak’s beloved stories, accompanied by his beautiful original illustrations, … Read More