Author: Lisa Kipfer

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Resilience is Key

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/re-building-resilience-children-judith-addington In a recent meeting, we were discussing the importance of developing resilience in our students. Dr. Kelly shared with us an interesting index of resilience capabilities from the Roffey Park Institute. Working through...

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My Piece of Action

CDNIS was privileged to host the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) and Roots & Shoots Youth Summit on this past Friday, November 11th. We were honored to have Dr. Jane Goodall in person to deliver...

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Our Great Escape – 9/F Playground

Amidst growing concerns regarding the pressure-cooker education system in Hong Kong, Canadian International School of Hong Kong is recognizing the benefits of offering play-based learning to its younger years students in order to stimulate...

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Empathy and Compassion Building

In last week’s post, we highlighted innovative problem solving as a key disposition in preparing students for the future. Beyond solid academic foundations and critical thinking skills, what are other important dispositions for students...

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