TECH IN EDUCATION: A CATALYST FOR SOCIAL IMPACT

September 13, 2018

{Third in a 3-part series}

An iPad, a recording studio and a 3-D printer are just tools. But when used in thoughtful, purposeful ways, these...

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TECH IN EDUCATION: A TOOL FOR SELF-EXPRESSION

June 27, 2018

{Second in a 3-part series}

It wasn't that long ago that technology was seen as something that squashed, or at least hindered, creativity and...

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TECH IN EDUCATION: 'RAW MATERIAL' FOR INNOVATION

April 3, 2018

{First in a series}

Technology has the potential to spark fundamental change in how students learn and how teachers teach.

As the U.S. Department...

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HOW TO AVOID SUMMER 'BRAIN DRAIN'

June 5, 2017

Having a summer vacation is a healthy chance for children to take a break from the routine of spending their days in the classroom, and it's an...

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PARTNERING IN THE EFFORT TO CREATE AND INNOVATE

March 16, 2017

A group of teachers from GEMS World Academy Chicago recently visited Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab, which deploys robotics in an effort...

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DIGITAL OR PRINT, ENGAGEMENT WITH BOOKS IS WHAT MATTERS

December 7, 2016

 

The experience of reading has changed dramatically during the past decade or so. Traditional print books remain the format of choice for most...

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GEMS STUDENTS DELIVER CONTENT TO THE WORLD

February 19, 2016

GEMS World Academy-Chicago recently announced an exciting partnership with Outernet, a local technology organization that helps deliver...

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HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD BE A GOOD 'DIGITAL CITIZEN'

January 5, 2016

The creative use of technology is a big part of our educational approach at GEMS World Academy-Chicago. Starting in our youngest grades, teachers...

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GEMS WORLD ACADEMY GOES TO TECHWEEK

June 23, 2015

This year, GEMS World Academy-Chicago will be exhibiting, sponsoring, and leading programs at Techweek Chicago. Our Director of Technology and...
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