When the rebel becomes the norm…..

( First published on Educator Voices (ibeducatorvoices.wordpress.com) in May 2018) At International School of Ho Chi Minh City, we are very proud of our #rebelalliance and are blessed with a leadership team that constantly pushes, provokes, and celebrates our thinking and learning and teaching. As a learning community we are proud of our innovative approaches […]

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Shu-ha-ri

Shu – Ha – Ri Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shuhari) gives the translation as:  “to keep, to fall, to break away”.  The name comes from Japanese martial arts (particularly Aikido), and is a way of thinking about how you learn something and the idea that a person passes through three stages of gaining knowledge: Shu (守), “protect”, “follow the rule”: in this phase the […]

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