8th Graders Reenact Historical Trial to Learn about the French Judicial System

Our 8th graders recently learned about French history and justice firsthand by reenacting the famous trial of Claude Gueux. They first read Victor Hugo's account of the trial, and then staged the proceedings themselves.

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Guest Blogger: The Thales Theorem, by 8th Grader Klavie G.

Klavie G. explains how she applied the Thales theorem that she learned in 8th grade math class to solve a problem in the real world.

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Guest Bloggers Chu Hsi Tseng & Shu Chun Tai: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Chinese Language and Literacy

As we have incorporated more and more inquiry-based learning into our 2nd grade classrooms, we have focused on harnessing our students’ natural curiosity to build up and reinforce their Chinese language and literacy skills. We want our students...

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7 Tips For Your Child’s Social-Emotional Well-Being, from Sheri Glucoft Wong

Educational expert Sheri Glucoft Wong, LCSW, recently visited ISTP to discuss ways we can help our children build healthy relationships with themselves, parents, siblings, and friends. How can we help kids thrive through positive communication,...

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Alumni Parent Global Dinner Gathering

Several times a year, ISTP Alumni Parents gather together for various activities, including dinner at restaurants, visits to events, or film screenings. The attendees love spending time reminiscing about their time at ISTP, while catching up and...

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Year of the Rooster Performances Showcase Students’ Cultural Literacy

School performances are always a highlight for parents, and they give students a chance to gain confidence as they take a turn in the spotlight. ISTP’s Chinese New Year Performances are even more special, because they allow students to share...

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Guest Blogger Jacqueline Cody: Collaborative Planning at ISTP

Over the last several months ISTP teachers have spent a great deal of time in collaborative meetings, close to 16 hours a week. As ISTP elementary school teachers prepare for the transition to the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program...

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Arts Night 2017: CaliforniART – Celebrating the Golden State!

ISTP families come from all over the world and from many cultures, but on Saturday night we came together to celebrate something we all have in common – our home in the beautiful state of California.

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ISTP's Standout Volunteers

The strength of ISTP’s community can be brought back to the many outstanding volunteers who give of their time and talent. Although these dedicated individuals are many, we’d like to recognize some special volunteers, who have proven to be...

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Guest Blogger Ying Liang: Taking A Deeper Look Into The Nursery Cooking Activities

Cooking is fun, children can learn so much from cooking activities such as developing their fine motor skills, learning the language from the recipe, inquiring math and science concepts by using the measuring tools, and getting a sensory...

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