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  • Debate: Rules to tame the Internet

    Debate: Rules to tame the Internet

    Michael
    The overview To end the school year, the students engaged in debates over something close to their everyday lives, the Internet. Similar to their first debate, the students had to take agree or disagree positions on proposed policy changes regarding […] Read More »
  • The impact of pictures

    The impact of pictures

    Michael
    The overview This project was much shorter than our previous projects, as the students were gearing up for their final exams. After reading about some of the major events that took place in the 20th century (which, for students in […] Read More »
  • My Own NPO: who and what to help

    My Own NPO: who and what to help

    Michael
    The overview This project is part two of our study on NPOs. In the previous project, the students researched and presented on NPOs that already exist in different parts of the world. For the second part, the students had to […] Read More »
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  • Presentation about American and Japanese movies

    Presentation about American and Japanese movies

    Martin
    One of our students has been participating in an online course offered by Stanford University.  Using a computer for distance learning, she has been studying about the history and relations between the U.S.A. and Japan, and discussing many topics with […] Read More »
  • 2nd year Christmas party!

    2nd year Christmas party!

    Martin
    Our 2nd year global class organized a Christmas party for all the 2nd year students at Kaishi!  About 80 students and teachers gathered in the school library and we enjoyed 6 events. First we played a quiz game about Santa […] Read More »
  • Day 7 – Goodbye Carbondale, Hello St. Louis!

    Day 7 – Goodbye Carbondale, Hello St. Louis!

    Martin
    This morning our students said thank you and goodbye to their homestay families. After a lot of tears and hugs, we got on a bus to go to St. Louis, where we saw the famous Gateway Arch. We took a […] Read More »

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Best recent student posts! (See all here)

  • Introduction

    Marie
    Hello, everyone. My name is Marie, a second grade student at Kaishi Kokusai.   Let me introduce myself. I’m from Niigata city. My hobby are reading books and watching movies. I’d like to improve my English skills. This is why […] Read More »
  • Hello, World!

    Ruen Maxwell
    #include<stdio.h> int main(void) { int global = 4; printf(“My name is Ruen.\n”); printf(“My class number is %d.\n”, global); printf(“Hello, World!”); getchar(); } Read More »

 

General global news

  • Global and Medical Christmas Party

    Global and Medical Christmas Party

    Michael
    A few days ago, we had a Christmas party to celebrate the upcoming winter holiday! About 20 students joined, and most of them brought small presents for our secret present exchange. We played games, enjoyed hot cocoa, listened to Christmas […] Read More »
  • Wall climbing!

    Wall climbing!

    Martin
    There is a nice, new wall climbing facility very near to Kaishi!  Michael and I have been going there for a few weeks now, and we invited our students to join us last week. Wall climbing is a lot of […] Read More »
  • 2nd year Christmas party!

    2nd year Christmas party!

    Martin
    Our 2nd year global class organized a Christmas party for all the 2nd year students at Kaishi!  About 80 students and teachers gathered in the school library and we enjoyed 6 events. First we played a quiz game about Santa […] Read More »
  • Taking the TOEFL exam!

    Taking the TOEFL exam!

    Michael
    Today, seven of our Global course students headed out to Nagaoka for the TOEFL exam! We offer it twice a year for 2nd and 3rd year students in the Global course. We can’t wait to see how they’ve progressed! Read More »
  • Watching a video hello from America

    Watching a video hello from America

    Michael
    Today, the 16 students at our school got to watch a video (in Japanese) from their penpals in America. The American students even sang a song in Japanese! We …need to send something back to them. Maybe a Christmas song? Read More »

Global course events

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Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
English board games with Martin! In the global 1 room.
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Nov 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
English board games with Martin! In the global 1 room.
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Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
English board games with Martin! In the global 1 room.
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Game Time 4:30 pm
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Nov 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
English board games with Martin! In the global 1 room.
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Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
English board games with Martin! In the global 1 room.
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Game Time 4:30 pm
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Nov 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
English board games with Martin! In the global 1 room.
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Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
English board games with Martin! In the global 1 room.
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Game Time 4:30 pm
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Nov 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
English board games with Martin! In the global 1 room.
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Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
English board games with Martin! In the global 1 room.
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