Over the past 5 years I have been lucky to be part of a team tasked with transitioning Shekou International School (SIS) into a leader in educational technology and innovation. These programs have included:
Leaders play a pivotal role in shaping the collaborative setting. During my time at SIS I have been given the opportunity to demonstrate my leadership abilities in the following capacities:
Growing up a third culture kid offered me the opportunity to view the world from varying perspectives, and I continuously strive to experience new cultures and ways of thinking. Much of my outgoing attitude was formed thanks to the international school community in which I grew up and I understand the importance of contributing to this tightly-meshed community. I've exemplified this by leading the following:
Teacher at SIS are encouraged to take risks in the classrooms. With the support of the Learning Innovation team to plan and deliver our established curriculum, teachers are free to explore new ways of working. This video captures how teachers have naturally risen to the challenge of collaborating across campuses and enhancing each other's practice.
iTunes U Course Development
Teachers are always looking for new ways to enhance student access to the curriculum. From developing private iTunes U courses, to managing the SIS public iTunes U channel, this has been a learning process of how to capture and share the best teacher practice at SIS.