THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES OF THE MIDDLE-SCHOOL YEARS

September 15, 2015

Education’s forgotten middle child?

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A LOOK AHEAD AT YEAR 2 FOR GEMS WORLD ACADEMY

August 17, 2015

Geoff Jones, head of school at GEMS World Academy-Chicago, takes a look at the exciting opportunities that lie ahead for teachers, students and...

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ATHLETICS, ACADEMICS, AND APTITUDE

February 20, 2015

This month marks the fifth anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative aimed at raising a generation of healthy kids. An...

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Valentine's Traditions From Around the World

February 12, 2015

In the United States, Valentine’s Day has expanded beyond the traditional commemoration of romantic love. Students often celebrate by exchanging...

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SCREEN-TIME: BENEFICIAL OR DETRIMENTAL?

February 5, 2015

We live in a world of screens. We read our morning paper on an iPad, commute while answering emails on our phones, go to work and stare at a...

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8 CHICAGO HIDDEN GEMS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

January 29, 2015

GEMS World Academy is located in the heart of downtown Chicago, which means we’re steps away from the city’s hottest tourist attractions. If...

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