Newsletters

The Tri-Association is always eager to share what our Member schools and Member Organizations are doing. We are always accepting articles, photos, news clips, etc. from our Members for our newsletter. Please submit your information to mwadams@tri-association.org. 

Fall 2021 Newsletter

Hello! By. Dr. Michael W. Adams, Executive Director of Tri-Association

Hello esteemed friends and colleagues from around our wonderful Tri-Association region! As the new Executive Director of our Association, I am thrilled with my new role and the ability to support all of you with your learning needs throughout the school year and into the future. I hope you are doing well with students now in most of your halls and classrooms. After such a long time with students and staff online, I am sure the lovely noise of students around the schools is a welcomed change...”

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AERO MATH UPDATE by: Erma Anderson

The 2021-2022 school year is underway!  As you return to this new year, whether, virtual, hybrid, or face to face, getting back to the classroom and reconnecting with students is always exciting.  No doubt this school year will be filled with many ups and downs, and we wanted to use this update to remind you that Project AERO looks forward to partnering with you as you “accelerate” the learning for all students.

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Incorporating Student Voice: Choosing Courage over Comfort Respectfully submitted by Anna Rose Sugarman

Exploring the Power of Student Voice
Throughout my career I have engaged in many conversations with students. Many which have shifted my thinking over time. In most cases, I have found that students are very honest with me and grateful to have an adult authority listen to them.

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Greta Grizzly: FInding Meaningful Ways to Communicate Change to Our Students Rebecca Kramer, Early Childhood Education Principal Colegio Interamericano Guatemala

The last year and a half has given us multiple obstacles and opportunities in our personal and professional lives. As educators, we have had to adjust our very definition of what teaching and learning looks like and where and how they happen. For our youngest students, the pandemic has had a profound effect on how they view and interact with the world around them. This clearly impacts their experiences with school and learning.  

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Keeping a school community emotionally healthy: A multipronged approach By: Elena Suzanne Keen Elementary School Principal- Puebla American School Foundation

Of the many lessons learned during the pandemic, one of the most important has been to reach a deeper understanding of the crucial importance of constantly monitoring the emotional well-being of our staff, our students and their families.

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Digitalization of Education in Latin America and the Caribbean  By James Moon, International Business Development Manager, Edmentum

While schools are closed, working remotely, or in a hybrid setting, a recent report compiled by UNICEF estimates that nearly 114 million students are currently out of school due to inequity in education provision. While some will still receive some education, this is not the case for millions of children pre-pandemic and, looking to the future, post-pandemic.  

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Navigating the Hybrid Maze—Building a Model that Works How one school is making their way through the twists and turns of hybrid reality by Jessica Schultz B.A, M.Ed.

Building a hybrid model for learning in school has been like sprinting through a maze—and with the lights off. There are many different models out there which have emerged this past year and a half and many with success. These models adapt in response to the changing rules of each country regarding lockdowns or school closures and in some places students return in cohorts for varying periods of time.
 

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