School News

The Revamped Recycling Center
Article by Imani, SFE Pictures by Genevieve

Remember: refuse - reduce - reuse - recycle RESPONSIBLY!

Teacher to Teacher
Jodi Lake - Director of Teaching and Learning

"Teacher-led professional development fosters accountability, collegiality, professionalism, and pride. Teachers feel appreciated and respected for their contributions and knowledge, and they become confident and more competent in their own teaching practice." (Education World)

Celebrating 100,000 and so much more...
By: Selah & Isabella

The non-for-profit, student-led initiative, Project Imagine, is thrilled to be celebrating a huge milestone this month. Project Imagine spreads a "period positive" message and supports over 600 vulnerable girls in three schools in Kenya through peer-to peer mentoring and menstrual health and hygiene support. This month we are thrilled to be celebrating the distribution of our 100,000th sanitary pad!

Bridging Generations
By: Siana & Tamia

Bridging Generations is a Middle School student-initiated program with the aim to provide a service learning project to bridge generations.

The President's Award at ISK: Summiting Mt. Suswa
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The President's Award (PA) is Kenya's own version of the Duke of Edinburgh Award where young adults have the opportunity to earn either a bronze, silver or gold award through the completion of service, skill development, physical recreation and an adventurous journey.

Inquiry - Why do our students need this skill?
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A good question can open minds, shift paradigms, and force the uncomfortable but transformational cognitive dissonance that can help create thinkers. In education, we tend to value a student's ability to answer our questions. But what might be more important is their ability to ask their own great questions–and more critically, their willingness to do so.

Why We Need to Teach Empathy to Students
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As the semester winds down, stress levels at school go up and students and adults may forget how important it is to understand the feelings of others.

Karura Forest Service Project
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KARURA FOREST- Not only is Karura Forest a beautiful and tranquil place for a walk, it is also buried in heaps of history, as well as serving a crucial part in Nairobi's environment and keeping all of us healthy.

Inspired Shopping
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Now you have more of a reason to go shopping at Village Market - the more you shop, the more our Student-led Community Outreach Initiatives benefit - the true definition of "Inspired Shopping"!

Learning Designs at ISK
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As teachers, students and parents, we always talk about 'learning', but do we know what we mean by learning?... ISK has identified three learning pathways: