Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

Admissions Strategy! Attending AISAP…

I feel fortunate to be attending the AISAP Annual Institute with our Admissions Team, Susanne Goldman and Rebecca Cushing. We are hearing many important messages Including: the role of “love” coaching and building programs the value of intrinsic rewards over … Continue reading

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That’s a wrap!

On our final day in Japan, we visited the Meiji Shrine.   Then we headed off to Tokyo Dome City for some fun: ice cream, lunch and some rides! It was a fun-filled final day and all are back home … Continue reading

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Iwai Overnight with great (hot) weather!

  There was a group cooking activity, yummy curry dinner, sleeping in a traditional Japanese hotel, morning exercises on the beach and a stop for lunch on the way back to Tokyo. We also celebrated Charlie’s birthday!

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Japan Highlights from Tuesday June 20!

  A day of small group visits, calligraphy, origami, games and practicing English for the Japanese students. A great day!

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Arriving in Tokyo and Meeting Host Families…

We finally arrived to Tokyo Station after a two hour train ride from Kyoto. Students were nervous and excited to meet their host families and many adorable reunions occurred. This morning we are off on our first school visit! More … Continue reading

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Day #3 Kyoto: Life lessons: How to Write a Postcard; How to Tie a Tie!

  Students learned how to write a postcard: where to put the message, the address and the stamp. This was a bigger chore than we realized. We spent the first half of the day visiting the Kyomizu Temple; then we … Continue reading

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A full day of visiting Hiroshima and then back to Kyoto for evening and dinner…

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We took the bullet train back and forth to Hiroshima. It was a sobering visit and the students were very respectful of our volunteer tour guides at the Peace Park, one of whom was a survivor of the bombing at … Continue reading

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