Art of Teaching

Teachers Strand Brings Together Global Educators
The three-day Global Education Teachers Strand brought together educators from nine different countries. During the fifth annual workshop, which coincided with Student Global Leadership Institute (SGLI), teachers discussed and explored what it means to be a global educator.
Educators Explore Personalized Learning at Punahou Lab School
"What are the core concepts and elements in our bold and transformative vision and definition of personalized learning?" This was one of the questions at the heart of the Punahou Lab School, which emphasizes teachers collaborating with other educators through facilitated inquiry and dialog.
Ongoing Professional Growth Through Reflection
In their sixth year and every five years thereafter, Punahou Academy teachers participate in a Haku year, in which they reflect on their teaching practices as part of ongoing professional development. Teachers investigate a topic of their choice that has both curricular and personal importance.
Faculty Corner: Notes on Budapest
In July 2015, Mike Lippert, Academy Music Department head and choir teacher, and Amanda Lippert, K — 1 music teacher, with their two children, Greg '26 and Nohea '29, embarked on a life-changing journey that took them 7,000 miles away from Hawai'i. Their destination, Budapest, Hungary, would be their new home for six months while Mike and Amanda furthered their learning at the Kodály Institute in Kecskemét.
Teaching Language Skills for Life
Discussing these questions and exploring the answers was at the heart of the Dalton-Punahou Global Language and Culture Institute, a conference that features workshops on topics of interest to teachers of world and classical languages, kindergarten – grade 12.
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