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Lighthouse Blog: Magellan in Action!

LIGHTHOUSE: noun  light·house  \ ˈlīt-ˌhau̇s a structure (such as a tower) with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators – Merriam-Webster

As an IB school, our entire community is committed to lifelong learning. Whether it’s a special project or performance in a classroom, an educational seminar for parents or an in-depth training for our faculty and staff, the Magellan community is a reflection of the international baccalaureate attributes. We believe that an MIS education is a lighthouse to our entire community, providing continuous or intermittent signals to guide every “Navigator.”

Explore what’s happening at Magellan now, and join us in our community-wide quest to be global citizens and learners throughout our lifetimes.

Teaching Math

Because of my involvement in Magellan, friends are always pointing out useful resources and articles about education.  A friend pointed me to this article about how Jeff Bezos teaches his children math — using a method made popular in China and Singapore: It seems he...

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Are we Raising Genius Kids?

Joshua Krisch of Fatherly recently published a Q&A with researcher Deborah Eyre on the subject of raising smart kids — and it is a fascinating read. The first response that jumps off the page and resonates with me is this one: What we know is that intelligence isn’t...

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