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November 2012 issue of International Schools Journal available now November 12, 2012

Posted by Jonathan Barnes, editor in Independent Education, International education.
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The November 2012 issue of the International Schools Journal is available now.

This highly-respected journal, now in its fourth decade, is published twice-yearly in partnership with the European Council of International Schools (ECIS) and reflects the views, ideas and research of educators in the international school community.

The new issue includes the following articles:

A teacher on the board: poacher or gamekeeper? A personal reflection by Peter MacKenzie

Intercultural communication competency for international educators by Beverley Shaklee & Sydney Merz

Integrated mother tongue education: three Dutch examples from the shop floor by Charlotte Wagenaar

Mission possible: the efforts of the IB to align mission and vision with daily practice by John Korsmo, Wendy Barrett, Shelby Friesen & Leanne Finnley

Teaching about migration in an international school? by Victoria Ryan

An instrument to measure traditional and cyber bullying in overseas schools by Kent Blakeney

Digital game-based curriculum? My child doesn’t play computer games by Jeanette Hannaford

Curiosity, a condition for learning by Robert Stokoe

Educational institutions: preparing young people to serve humanity by Stefanos Gialamas

Historical vignettes – Child-centred pedagogy, internationalism and bilingualism at the International School of Geneva by Conrad Hughes

Book Reviews 

Schools for the Future Europe: Values and Change beyond Lisbon (edited by John Sayer & Lynn Erler) – Reviewed by Peter Kotrc

Internationalizing Teacher Education in the United States (edited by Beverley Shaklee & Supriya Baily) – Reviewed by James Cambridge

Learning and Teaching about Islam: Essays in Understanding (edited by Caroline Ellwood) – Reviewed by George Walker

You will be able to pick up a copy of the new ISJ at our stand at the ECIS conference in Nice, France, next week.

In addition, any ECIS members who would still like their free copy of the ISJ sent to them – and haven’t already let us know – should get in contact.

For subscriptions to the ISJ, visit our bookshop.

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