BASIS Independent Brooklyn hosted a panel discussion in mid-January about the crucial role that global benchmarking plays in ensuring that striving students have a skill set that is sufficiently broad, and specifically suited to 21st century technological advances and rapid globalization.
There are so many aspects of BASIS.ed Teacher Training that make this one of the most beneficial weeks for new faculty and staff, from educational breakout sessions and inspiring presenters, to team building projects and evening group outings. Today, we offer an insider's perspective of a fun team building project as well as one of the many breakout sessions, from Heather Burley, Drama Teacher from BASIS Independent Fremont.
There is no shortage of hard work taking place at this year's BASIS.ed Teacher Institute, but there's also a lot of fun happening! Last night, faculty and staff gathered to catch an Arizona Diamondbacks game. A good time was certainly had by all! Let's check in with one of the attendees for a taste of last night's festivities.
Today marks the first day of the week-long annual BASIS.ed Teacher Training. This exciting event is designed to be the first stop on our new teachers' journeys towards becoming BASIS Independent classroom champions. We're tapping into a select few BASIS Independent faculty and staff to shed some light on the happenings throughout the event. First up is Dr. Ashley Leyba, Head of School at BASIS Independent Fremont.
Every year, new BASIS.ed teachers descend upon the desert for an intense, week-long training session designed to be the first stop on their journey towards becoming BASIS Independent classroom champions. In the second part of this two-part series, Co-Founder Olga Block shares her thoughts on teacher training.
Every year, new BASIS.ed teachers descend upon the desert for an intense, week-long training session designed to be the first stop on their journey towards becoming BASIS Independent classroom champions.
Ali, one of our administrators was lucky enough to attend this year. In the first part of this two-part series, she shares her fly-on-the-wall perspective of what it means to prepare to teach in one of the highest performing school networks in the world. She writes:
Inspired by the blissful feeling of uncovering connections, our blog Eureka! Brooklyn is about sharing moments that capture the essence of what it is to be a BASIS Independent student, teacher, administrator, or family.