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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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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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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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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THE LIBERAL ARTS CAN DRIVE SUCCESS IN A NETWORKED WORLD

April 23, 2018

According to a number of recent studies, more college-bound students are eschewing liberal arts majors like English and history for computer...

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HOW STUDENT REFLECTION CAN BOOST LEARNING

February 22, 2018

Most of us can remember instances from our school days when we worked feverishly to complete assignments or projects by the due date. But after...

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SIX REASONS A DESIGN LAB IS ESSENTIAL FOR LEARNING

January 30, 2018

Walk into the Design & Innovation Lab at GEMS World Academy Chicago, and you'll likely find yourself gripped by the desire to make something.

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CONNECTING WITH PEERS TO MAKE THE WORLD SMALLER

January 4, 2018

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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FROM A TO ZZZZZZ: WHY TEENS NEED MORE SLEEP

November 29, 2017

In a culture that treats sleep deprivation, exhaustion, and working to the point of physical and mental burnout as a badge of honor, making the...

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