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Cultural Immersion in Fumel, France

The French Program 4th Graders are in Fumel, France, for a 10-day cultural exchange trip. Students are living with French host families, and experiencing French life and culture firsthand. Assistant Head of School Kate Lussen and ISTP French...

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Student Blogger Tai Noelle R. – 3rd Grade Poetry Slam

One morning, the whole of third grade went to the Bean-O'Sullivan Media-Hub and participated in a poetry slam. We had a poetry slam because we were learning about poetry in all three third grade classes. The poetry slam was truly amazing and...

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Guest Blogger Ying Liang: Chinese Nursery Students Gain Confidence and Language Skills in Show and Tell

Of all the activities in the Chinese Nursery classroom, show and tell is one of the most exciting activities for my students. Show and tell activities are important because they help build self-esteem, encourage friendship development, and...

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Guest Blogger Shu-Chun Tai: Student Reflection and Self-Assessment in Kindergarten

Each individual has his/her own way of expressing concepts, memories and ideas. Organizing experiences logically through words and pictures does a great deal to help students learn. I use reflection in my class as a tool to help us make sense of...

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5th Graders Take Virtual Tour of the Musée de la Grande Guerre in Meaux, France

Last week, ISTPs’ French Program 5th Graders took a tour of the Musée de la Grande Guerre (a museum of the First World War) in Meaux, France. A guide showed students around, and explained the various exhibits, which included WWI weaponry, items...

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Guest Blogger: Alyssa H.: Making Connections Through Exchange

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Guest Blogger Dr. Judith Lessow-Hurley: Benefits of a Bilingual Education

Dr. Judith Lessow-Hurley is a professor at San Jose State University and a respected expert on bilingual and immersion education. 

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A Decade with QiuShi Elementary School

One of the highlights of the 5th grade Chinese Program curriculum is a unique cultural exchange program with our sister school, QiuShi Elementary School, in Hangzhou, China. We visit them each April and they in return come to visit us in October....

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Experiential Learning in Blérancourt, France

Each year, ISTP's 5th grade French students have the opportunity to travel to Blérancourt, France on an immersion exchange trip. This incredible opportunity not only helps students to solidify their language skills, but also expands their...

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Creativity, Collaboration, and Design Thinking in 1st Grade Chinese

On Tuesday morning in Portia’s 1st grade Chinese classroom, students were buzzing with excitement. The class was gathered around a tableau they had created themselves, collectively writing their own story about the scene before them. The activity...

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