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Get Ready to Read

Yes, we all want the best for our children. We want them to have the opportunities and experiences that we ... Read More

如何帮助幼儿学习语言 How to help kids to learn Language

如何帮助幼儿学习语言 How to help kids to learn Language 对于每个孩子来说,语言是他们生活中必不可少的一部分,是他们今后学习和工作的必要工具。那么如何帮助您的孩子在小的时候就打好语言基础,为以后的学习做好充分的准备呢? Language is a big part of each child’s daily life. It ... Read More

Does Community Influence How your Child Learns?

Is community important to learning? The first response is perhaps….“If my child is learning, developing skills and achieving…well yes, community ... Read More

What’s the buzz?

It seems that lately our office has been overtaken by a constant and stimulating buzz about the creators’ philosophy of ... Read More

Is the Library a Place to Play In?

Once upon a time, there was a library in which people sat silently as they read and were hushed if ... Read More

Mathematics and Children

From infancy onwards children connect to Mathematics through experiences and daily life. They are learning concepts of size, shape, distance, ... Read More

HOW TO BUILD THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING

Ashley Spires’ book “The Most Magnificent Thing”, inspired this 6 Part series looking at the power of “Growth Mindset” in ... Read More

How to build the most magnificent thing

Can creativity, innovation and talents be taught?  How is school responsible for students’ success? Study after study has shown the ... Read More

China Educational Equipment Exhibition

Recently I attended  ‘China’s Educational Equipment Exhibition at Beijing’s Conventional Centre. As an educator with a keen interest in technology ... Read More

Coding in early years, why and how to start

Coding in early years, why and how to start There is an increased demand for technology integration in the early ... Read More

How is the Environment the 3rd Teacher?

We know the environment has an impact on welfare, on growth, on our sense of belonging and our well-being in ... Read More
Lance King Parent Seminar

Parents, Learn How to Help Your Child Succeed in the 21st Century

Presenter: Lance G. King Venue: Ideas Camp (北京市朝阳区百子湾南二路甲72号六号楼一层) Date: Friday April 14, 2017 Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm Language: Presented in ... Read More

“OLYMPIC AMBASSADOR” SANG LAN VISITS INNOVA ACADEMY AT THE SCHOOL CHOICE FAIR

“Olympic ambassador” Sang Lan 桑兰 Visits Innova Academy at the School Choice Fair. The Innova Academy booth proved to be a ... Read More

ORIGINS EDUCATION SPEAKER SERIES

ORIGINS Education Speaker Series Keep an eye out for lots of Innova Academy special events coming up soon – including the ... Read More

PLANNING FOR OUR CHILDREN’S FUTURES

Planning for our Children’s Futures Applying the Global Goals for Sustainable Development Recently, a group of ORIGINS educators attended a presentation ... Read More

Walking the Talk: Living Your School’s Mission

Authentic Application of Guiding Statements As I transitioned to my new project with ORIGINS Education in Beijing (www.originsedu.cn), I was ... Read More

CONQUERORS OF KNOWLEDGE

The Case of Young Language Learners Staying in contact with your former students is something that makes every teacher happy ... Read More

Are You Cooperative, Collaborative, or Both?

Are You Cooperative, Collaborative, or Both? Schools are communities: They are about people working together to develop ideas, structure learning ... Read More
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Academic Team Blogs

如何帮助幼儿学习语言 How to help kids to learn Language

如何帮助幼儿学习语言 How to help kids to learn Language 对于每个孩子来说,语言是他们生活中必不可少的一部分,是他们今后学习和工作的必要工具。那么如何帮助您的孩子在小的时候就打好语言基础,为以后的学习做好充分的准备呢? Language is a big part of each child’s daily life. It ... Read More

Does Community Influence How your Child Learns?

Is community important to learning? The first response is perhaps….“If my child is learning, developing skills and achieving…well yes, community ... Read More

What’s the buzz?

It seems that lately our office has been overtaken by a constant and stimulating buzz about the creators’ philosophy of ... Read More

Mathematics and Children

From infancy onwards children connect to Mathematics through experiences and daily life. They are learning concepts of size, shape, distance, ... Read More

HOW TO BUILD THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING

Ashley Spires’ book “The Most Magnificent Thing”, inspired this 6 Part series looking at the power of “Growth Mindset” in ... Read More

How to build the most magnificent thing

Can creativity, innovation and talents be taught?  How is school responsible for students’ success? Study after study has shown the ... Read More

China Educational Equipment Exhibition

Recently I attended  ‘China’s Educational Equipment Exhibition at Beijing’s Conventional Centre. As an educator with a keen interest in technology ... Read More

Coding in early years, why and how to start

Coding in early years, why and how to start There is an increased demand for technology integration in the early ... Read More

‘Start With The Child’

This was the title of inspiring PYP Coordinator, Edna Sackson’s, blog post. She used this statement to begin her schools’ ... Read More

Power of the Environment

During my 20 plus years as an Early Years Educator I have seen many classrooms. I love walking into an ... Read More
Bilingual Brain - TEDEd

Conquerors of Knowledge : The Case of Young Language Learners

Staying in contact with your former students is something that makes every teacher happy. If I receive an e-mail written ... Read More

Valuing Social Emotional Development to Support Learning

Why is the social emotional development of a child as important as their academic development? This question considers the learner ... Read More

Leadership Blogs

Walking the Talk: Living Your School’s Mission

Authentic Application of Guiding Statements As I transitioned to my new project with ORIGINS Education in Beijing (www.originsedu.cn), I was ... Read More

Are You Cooperative, Collaborative, or Both?

Are You Cooperative, Collaborative, or Both? Schools are communities: They are about people working together to develop ideas, structure learning ... Read More

Informing Creative Leadership: Art, Technology & Design

ORIGINS Video Inspiration: John Maeda It is widely accepted today that the future is vastly different from how it looked ... Read More

My Story: Caleb Archer

Leadership Connections We often discuss the relational nature of learning and the impact a good educator can have on the ... Read More

The Future is Being Created Now!

Discussions on the Future of Education At dinner with a group of friends last night as we were all catching ... Read More

Understanding Translanguaging

Understanding Translanguaging Speaking from Experience Growing up on a farm in southern Ontario, Canada, with Portuguese parents who had recently ... Read More

Hour of Code Spreads Worldwide

Hour of Code Spreads Worldwide More People Recognizing Anyone Can Learn This week was Hour of Code week – and ... Read More

ORIGINS Attends EARCOS Facilities Conference

Management teams share progress, develop together. From November 17-19, ORIGINS attended the 5th annual Facilities Management Conference, co-hosted by Shanghai ... Read More

Is Your Child’s English Development on Track?

Is Your Child’s English Development on Track? Determining your family’s “right language-fit” English language schools have grown considerably over the ... Read More

Connecting a Love of Books and Play-Based Learning

Connecting a Love of Books to Play-Based Learning Helping Spark Children’s Inspiration Research shows that reading for pleasure promotes imagination, ... Read More

Reimagining Learning

It is always exciting to attend Learning2 conference and, even though this was my third time, the inspiration was no less present ... Read More

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget Remembering the past for a better future This year marks the 98th anniversary of the armistice which ... Read More

The fun way to build skills for life

Play-Based Learning The fun way to build skills for life Background: Why Play-Based Learning?  The play-based learning movement, now commonly ... Read More

Teaching Mathematics in the 21st Century

Historically, Mathematics has been taught as a set of fast rules and formulas. It has been a subject of structure ... Read More

Kids as Leaders – Today!

Why we should be focusing on leadership and action today, not developing leaders for tomorrow. In September 2015, 193 world ... Read More

What Should Personalized Learning look like? 

Education all over the world continues to grow and evolve to best suit student learning but we must also ensure ... Read More

What is Extensive Reading and Why is it Important?

As the industry develops its understandings of how reading skills and language skills (in mother tongue and additional languages) are ... Read More

Computational Thinking in the Early Years

In education, Computational Thinking refers to developing behavioural traits and linking skills used across a given curriculum to support students ... Read More
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Good Reads

How to build the most magnificent thing

Can creativity, innovation and talents be taught?  How is school responsible for students’ success? Study after study has shown the ... Read More

Good Read: Comparing an IB Education

Good Read: Comparing an IB Education A Student’s Perspective In this edition of “ORIGINS Good Reads” we recommend an article ... Read More

Curiosity Comes First: 3 Rules to Spark Learning

Curiosity Comes First: 3 Rules to Spark Learning ORIGINS Video Inspiration: Ramsey Musallam In this week’s ORIGINS Video Inspiration message ... Read More

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

ORIGINS Video Inspiration Series: Sir Ken Robinson  What is it about the traditional school model that fails to inspire so ... Read More

Good Read: “8 digital skills we must teach our children”

As adults, having grown up in an age without being connected, transitioned to a world of connectivity, and now dealing ... Read More

Right Brainers Will Rule the Future

Daniel Pink, in his latest book ‘A Whole New Mind’, describes the emerging post ‘Information Age’ era and the qualities ... Read More