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News image Cultural Acclimation Program-Cultural Acclimation Program-CAS 1 Blog | Elementary | Early Childhood | Global Campus | Homepage Featured Article | School Wide | Blog | featured
Navigating New Beginnings: Overcoming Challenges in Student Transitions to International Schools.

In the dynamic landscape of international education, the transition for students to a new country and school can present unique challenges. Recognizing the pressing need to address these issues, schools are adopting innovative strategies to ensure the successful integration of students from diverse cultural backgrounds. For families moving internationally what essential steps should schools implement to foster seamless transitions for international students, drawing inspiration from best practices in the field?

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Soothing Shelter Animals Through Music: Fifth Grader Spearheads Fundraiser for Houston Pets Alive!
Animal lovers and welfare advocates of all ages and backgrounds gathered at Resurrection MCC in the Heights for the first-ever Wild Tunes concert – “Melodies of Gratitude” to raise money and awareness for shelter animals at Houston Pets Alive! (HPA!).  
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Nord Anglia Education launches INSIGHTS digital publication offering a refreshingly honest view on the future of education
Nord Anglia Education has launched a groundbreaking education magazine called INSIGHTS. The new publication offers a comprehensive look into contemporary aspects of global education, tackling topics from mental wellbeing in young people to the role of technology, artificial intelligence in learning, and what the future of education will look like.
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News image From Toddlers to Teens...Combating Screen Time-Screen Time-Image_Villlage_Houston_2022_032 Blog | High School | Elementary | Early Childhood | Blog | Homepage Featured Article
From Toddlers to Teens...Combating Screen Time
The verdict is still out regarding how much screen time is safe for our kids. Often you may leave even more confused depending on who you talk to. Digital Citizenship Week is right around the corner in October, so no better time than now to well verse yourself in ways to create a positive culture around how we use media and technology in this ever-evolving digital world.
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Artificial Intelligence and education. Our perspective.
If you’re about to start reading this article – spoiler alert – it wasn’t written by ChatGPT. ChatGPT has made AI feel, well, real. In the blink of an eye awkward AI generated writing has now become more sophisticated and life-like. It’s almost, but not quite, like the real thing. But, what do we think as educators?
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News image Separation Anxiety - Not goodbye…but see you later. Coping with separation anxiety-Separation Anxiety-The Village School_Houston_Jan 2023_0154 Blog | School Wide | Homepage Featured Article
Not goodbye…but see you later. Coping with separation anxiety
For many children, going back to school is an exciting time, filled with the prospect of new adventures, fun, and friendships. Other children, however, may suffer from separation anxiety, especially if they spend a lot of time with their family over the summer break.
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News image Village Alumni Work to Reshape the Tea Industry-village-alumni-work-to-reshape-the-tea-industry-CHAIBOY Page Link Image News | featured | High School | Homepage Featured Article | School Wide
Village Alumni Work to Reshape the Tea Industry
Abhi Sundaram and Samir Kavadi, Village High School Class of 2014, recently began their own business, CHAIBOY™. Aimed at reshaping the tea industry’s identity, their company explores the various ways in which tea can be used to create everlasting experiences.
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News image Time well spent: Village graduate develops two businesses to benefit younger classmates-time-well-spent-village-graduate-develops-two-businesses-to-benefit-younger-classmates-Juan P Page Link Image News | featured | Elementary | High School | Homepage Featured Article | Middle School | School Wide
Time well spent: Village graduate develops two businesses to benefit younger classmates
Juan Pablo Nunez Rodriguez developed two businesses while at The Village School. His most recent business, Kidszonee, is an organization which matches high school students as instructors with young students in activities such as music, art, physical education, and cooking.
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News image Village siblings create cookbook to show healthy eating can be delicious-village-siblings-create-cookbook-to-show-healthy-eating-can-be-delicious-Bekker Page Link Image News | featured | Elementary | Homepage Featured Article | School Wide
Village siblings create cookbook to show healthy eating can be delicious
Village siblings Shirin and Sam Bekker wanted to share their healthy recipes with people around the world. In order to do this, they began developing a cookbook to show people around the world how healthy eating can be delicious.
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News image Village’s High School Dean of Students writes heartwarming children’s book-villages-high-school-dean-of-students-writes-heartwarming-childrens-book-J Thomas Spotlight  540x329 News | homepagefeaturedarticle | featured | High School | Homepage Featured Article
Village’s High School Dean of Students writes heartwarming children’s book
Jennifer Thomas, Village High School's Dean of Students, recently wrote a children’s book focused on the difficulty siblings face when one goes off to college. Her book, See You in Tomorrow, is based on her son’s real-life experience when his older brother left for school.
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News image The Village School Hosts French and Vietnamese Consulate Representatives-the-village-school-hosts-french-and-vietnamese-consulate-representatives-Consular Connections for website 540x329 News | villageinthepress | featured | Homepage Featured Article | School Wide | Village In The Press
The Village School Hosts French and Vietnamese Consulate Representatives
In an effort to cultivate strong relationships with foreign countries represented in our diverse and international community, The Village School recently launched a program called Consular Connections. As part of this new program, we hosted several representatives from both the French Embassy and General Consulate, as well as the Vietnamese General Consulate in Houston.
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News image Village School Student Develops App to Help Fight Skin Related Prejudice and Colorism-village-school-student-develops-app-to-help-fight-skin-related-prejudice-and-colorism-Untitled design News | featured | High School | Homepage Featured Article | School Wide
Village School Student Develops App to Help Fight Skin Related Prejudice and Colorism
Audrey Ajakaye, a junior at Village knows first-hand how it feels to be subjected to skin related prejudice and colorism. So, when the opportunity presented itself in Audrey’s junior year at The Village School to create an innovative project, she drew on her own personal experiences and knew she wanted to focus on how skin issues impact people’s mental health.
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News image Virtual learning presents opportunities to innovate-virtual-learning-presents-opportunities-to-innovate-Screen Shot 20201001 at 84656 AM News | featured | After Class Enrichment (ACE) | Homepage Featured Article | School Wide
Virtual learning presents opportunities to innovate
Early this year, learning all over the world took an unexpected turn as students and teachers had to quickly shift to virtual learning. At The Village School, many students began to ideate on how to use their time and talents to make an impact. Seeing virtual learning as an opportunity rather than a drawback, the following students came up with incredible ideas, leveraging the virtual space for continued learning over the summer.
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News image Student Spotlight: Crocheting for a cause-student-spotlight-crocheting-for-a-cause-IMG_3472 News | featured | Fine Arts | High School | Homepage Featured Article | School Wide
Student Spotlight: Crocheting for a cause
Dana is a Viking with a very diverse set of interests. She is a two-sport varsity athlete, has a passion for art and is a bright IB Diploma candidate, planning to pursue Neuroscience in the future. Most rewarding of all her pursuits though is a non-profit she started called Crochet Children’s Fund. Through her non-profit, Dana sells stuffed animals she crochets and donates the proceeds to local children’s hospitals.
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News image Student Spotlight: Baking cakes (almost) too pretty to eat-student-spotlight-baking-cakes-almost-too-pretty-to-eat-IMG_2643 2 News | featured | Fine Arts | Homepage Featured Article | Middle School
Student Spotlight: Baking cakes (almost) too pretty to eat
At Village, students pursue excellence in all they do, even extending into their extracurriculars and hobbies. For 8th grader Charlie, his combined artistry and love for baking has him creating masterpieces almost too exquisite to eat! Many different Village Vikings have gotten to enjoy his delicious creations and he’s always glad for the chance to share. We got to connect with this ambitious and eloquent baker, and hear all about his unique gift turned small business.
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News image Vikings are Making a Difference-vikings-are-making-a-difference-500_laurenfernandezmiller845x News | featured | Homepage Featured Article | School Wide
Vikings are Making a Difference
As we near the end of 1 month of staying home, our Vikings from every division are sharing encouraging messages and tips on how to continue staying safe and protecting our families and community.
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News image Delivering a Global Education for Tomorrow, Today-delivering-a-global-education-for-tomorrow-today-Andrew Blog | homepagefeaturedarticle | Homepage Featured Article
Delivering a Global Education for Tomorrow, Today
The world around us is changing, and it is changing fast. Gartner, the global IT analyst, predicts that by next year, 85% of all customer service interactions will be managed without human presence and 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality, using one of the 50 billion ‘things’ that will be connected to the internet.
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