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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Guest Blogger Annie Madigan: Inquiring Into the Ways We are Balanced

Last week, Pre-K English was asked, “What makes you balanced?” The students, with a confused look, asked, “What is balanced?” They shared a few ideas such as yoga, skiing and hopping. The class stood up and practiced several poses to show...

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Guest Blogger Melanie Maynarich: Conscious Discipline

 

Teacher Melanie Maynarich leads her 3rd graders through “conscious discipline” exercises, teaching them ways to calm themselves down when they are upset or angry.
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Soirée du Vin 2016: California’s Best Winemakers Gather to Support ISTP

Each year, the ISTP community looks forward to the Soirée du Vin Wine Auction. What you may not know, however, is that some of the most prestigious winemakers in California anticipate our event just as eagerly. In its 11 successful years, the...

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