Concordia high school teacher, Dr. Deborah Johnston, was nominated for the Harris History Teacher Award by the National History Day program in China. The Harris History Teacher of the Year award is sponsored by James F. Harris and is awarded to one middle and high school teacher annually.
Concordia teachers have a mission to “educate students holistically in a nurturing environment.” As we work together to unpack the terms “holistic” and “nurturing,” we have to consider the importance of creating meaningful learning opportunities that are fueled by student inquiry, especially those that take place outside the walls of the classroom.
This parents-only event, hosted by Concordia Early Childhood Division Principal, Mr. Drew Gerdes, highlighted information on self-regulation, executive functions, and social-emotional learning and how these three pillars serve as a foundational component for a young child's development and growth.
On March 16th, 86 high school physics students from international schools around Shanghai and Beijing joined Concordia physics teacher Joel Klammer for the 8th Shanghai Particle Physics Masterclass. The two-day master class consisted of lectures, and labs and a visit to a local particle accelerator.
High school students from Concordia recently sat with celebrated young-adult author M.T. (Tobin) Anderson to talk about books, writing and the life of the author. Anderson, a National Book Award winner, discussed his influential dystopian novel, Feed, and shared insights into his creative process.
In Concordia grade 4 science classes, students have been studying a unit on the conversion and transfer of energy. For this particular unit, the class has been focusing on three guiding questions: What is energy and how does is it related to motion? How is energy transferred? How can energy be used to solve a problem?
On Friday evening, March 9, our High School Tri-M Music Honor Society raised over RMB 8000 by organizing their annual Cabaret Talent Show. Money was raised for the Brass Band Project at the Peng Cheng Special Education School in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province.
As part of the Grade 8 humanities curriculum, students took part in a unit called, The Traits That Transcend, a lesson that had them examining the rescue activities that took place during the Holocaust. They were asked to contemplate the questions: who took righteous action, and why?
Third Culture Coffee Roasters is a non-profit social enterprise simulation run by Concordia High School students enrolled in the social entrepreneurship class. We exist to create social impact by roasting and selling specialty-grade coffee through student led, experiential learning.
Four students from Concordia’s Big Data Analytics class have been invited to present their research at the 2018 International Conference on Big Data and Education in the US this spring. The conference, which will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, in March, received submissions from nearly 12 countries and regions around the globe. Among them were three submitted by Concordia students.
(Submitted by Concordia student Megan Yang)
We live in a world that is increasingly becoming a distraction. Many new gadgets are being invented, but our short time in life is not enough to satisfy our thirst for information. Although some of these technological developments are practical, they are all undermining a very important life skill to have, the power of listening. Read more.
On Thursday and Friday, April 19-20, students in our Early Childhood and Elementary School Divisions will be participating in Three-Way Conferences.
The 2017-2018 EC/ES Yearbook is on sale now.
You Are Invited to a Special EC Parent Coffee!!
Concordia EC/ES PE teachers will hold the annual Field Day on Friday, April 27th.
Below you will find a comprehensive website created by your EC/ES Library for your summer learning
Last weekend, 9 Concordia students competed at the World Scholar's Cup. The World Scholar's Cup is a global academic competition in which teams of students compete in 4 events: scholar's bowl, collaborative writing,...
Prom will be hosted on May 5th at the Kempinski hotel from 6:30-9:30pm. Come and celebrate the end of the year and look forward to your Happily Ever After! Tickets will be on sale starting next week at lunch for 350 RMB...
Yearbook sale will be starting this Friday! Make sure to read the following information carefully in order to purchase the yearbook.....
Concordia has for the first time participated in an international debate competition sponsored by the Brewer Foundation and New York University. The first four rounds have been completed in writing where teams of....
During the week of March 19th, M.T. Anderson, author of Feed and recipient of a National Book Award, mesmerized the high school literature class with captivating conversation concerning his experiences as a writer. He shared on...