Videos


The selection of videos on this page highlights various aspects of life at WIS. Enjoy!

Learn more about the curriculum, students, teachers and life at WIS by watching this introductory video.
 

The Washington International School Summer Institute for Teachers is a one-week professional development program that brings together educators from traditional public schools, public charter schools, parochial schools and independent schools.


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Perception of the IB Diploma Program

Stanford University's Assistant Dean of Admission, who is also parent of a member of WIS Class of 2006, sees great value in an IB Diploma education. VIEW

Grade 12 Biology Examines the Zika Virus

Students in Ms. Veres' class explore the Zika outbreak through numerous self-directed lenses. VIEW

Teachers and the Art of Teaching

We spent some time interviewing students and teachers to learn what they think contributes to great teaching. VIEW

Grade 12 Examines Ebola

This video demonstrate how our Grade 12 students explored the Ebola outbreak. VIEW

Making Thinking Visible in Kindergarten

Our Kindergarten students used the Educreations app to illustrate the central idea of cooperation. VIEW

Grade 5 Math Concepts

Grade 5 students use different approaches to learn about math; in this short video clip, they discuss (in Spanish) their efforts. VIEW

Beyond the Rolling Stones: Exploring Addiction

As part of the IB syllabus, students are required to identify the causes of addiction. Two of our biology teachers, Carmen Mack and Emily Smith, discuss how they explored this topic with students. VIEW

Building a Spaghetti Bridge

Upper School math teacher Tony Godwin explored engineering concepts with his students. VIEW

Introduction to Fairy Tales, Grade 6 French

Middle School French teacher Nadia Theunynck used a video to create an interactive learning environment to study fairy tales. VIEW

Hands on Math in the PYP

This presentation explains the philosophy and methods employed in teaching math in WIS's Early Childhood program. VIEW

Teachers and Professional Development

Professional development is a priority at WIS and it benefits both students and teachers. VIEW
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