CONNECTING WITH PEERS TO MAKE THE WORLD SMALLER

March 8, 2019

Read the news headlines on just about any given day, and the need for global education becomes clear. The social, political, economic and...

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ROOFTOP COMMONS OFFERS NEW PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

February 4, 2019

This is the third post in our #BuildingBiggerDreams series highlighting our new Upper School campus. Follow along on our blog and on social media...

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CHARTING A PERSONAL PATH FOR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

January 18, 2019

{This post was written by Dee-Dee Sanders, the director of college counseling at GEMS World Academy Chicago.}

When people find out what I do,...

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TWO-LEVEL LIBRARY IS THE 'HEART' OF NEW GEMS UPPER SCHOOL

January 4, 2019

This is the second post in our #BuildingBiggerDreams series highlighting our new Upper School campus opening fall 2019. Follow along on our blog...

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ONE SPACE, MANY USES — THE GEMS UPPER SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

December 21, 2018

This is the first post in our #BuildingBiggerDreams series highlighting our new Upper School campus, which opens in the fall of 2019. Follow...

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ALL ABOUT ADMISSIONS: A PRIMER FROM GEMS WORLD ACADEMY

November 30, 2018

It is hard to believe that the end of November marks one month left until our regular admissions deadline for fall 2019. Whether you are...

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GEMS UPPER SCHOOL: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION ARRIVES IN CHICAGO

November 15, 2018

The way we look at education is changing. It makes sense that how we design school buildings would follow suit.

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CAN WE TALK? TIPS FOR COMMUNICATING WELL WITH KIDS

November 2, 2018

{This post was written by Scott Pasieka, Lower School counselor at GEMS World Academy Chicago.}

One of the many blessings that come with the...

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HOW STUDENTS CAN FIGHT THE PROCRASTINATION BUG

October 16, 2018

Procrastination is a common phenomenon that affects people of all ages and walks of life. In students, it often involves putting off studying for...

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