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GWA News

Understanding 21st Century Skills:  Grit

As Online School moves forward for the time being, this provides a great opportunity for students, parents, and faculty all to work on building their grittiness as a tool for finding success now and well into the future.

Understanding 21st Century Skills:  Creativity

Flexibility and adaptability help to find comfort with ambiguity amid the rapid changes of 21st Century life.  Creativity takes people further, giving an advantage over others merely surviving in these times.

Understanding 21st Century Skills:  Comfort with Ambiguity

While Online School continues for the next few weeks, the Weekly will feature various elements of 21st Century pedagogy with examples from this online platform of operations. The best-fitted feature for this week of launching Online School is “Comfort with Ambiguity.”

GWA presents AIDA

GWA presents AIDA next week on March 11th, 12th, and 13th.  Every musical performance is the culmination of months and months of time, effort, and energy exploding on stage.  Read more about the experience the cast and crew of the spring musical have undergone in order to produce AIDA.

Both GWA FIRST® LEGO® League Teams Compete at Regionals

For those who think FIRST® LEGO® League is for students who like playing with LEGOs, it’s actually much more complex than that.  This article will summarize the challenges that all teams face during the tournament season and give you a short description of the Innovation Projects our GWA teams have created.

2nd Annual Newton's Arcade

Mrs. Martin’s, 8th-grade Physical Science students wowed the whole school community by throwing a very successful carnival-style event called Newton’s Arcade.

10th-Graders Prepare Their IB Application Portfolios

As the IB Application Portfolio deadline approaches, 10th-graders showcase their portfolio work through presentations, essays, videos, websites, and artistic creations that showcase their ability to exemplify IB character traits. 

Adopted School, Moulay Thami

Moulay Thami is a few kilometers away from GWA, but a world away in terms of opportunity and all the benefits that come with money and privilege.  This year, GWA’s lower school is committed to helping to bridge the gap by transforming this village school into a well-equipped and beautiful place to learn.

Think Like a Leader

This article focuses on the Design Thinking approach to solution innovation and strategic planning that the Emerging Leaders Program provided to four of our Juniors this year as well as many years of GWA alumnus.  
 

What is Play-based Learning?

It is a well-known saying that ‘play is the work of children’.  GWA’s Nursery and Discovery classes utilize a play-based learning curriculum model where play is combined with STEAM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) as well as language development and social and emotional intelligence development.

Fall in Love with the Makerspace

Do you remember the first time you fell in love?  It probably wasn’t with another person, it was probably with football, or drawing, or an instrument, or computer programing.  The Makerspace at GWA is a space for students to fall in love and find their passion.