Student Choice Amplifies Student Voice

Written by Maddie Hunt, Tsai Hsing Grade 8 Teacher As a self-proclaimed Type A personality, I value an environment that feels calm, predictable and direction-oriented. I am the type of person with color coordinated calendars hanging on my fridge, planners with...

Give Your Brain a Break… Before it Breaks!

Written by Lila Perkins Coronavirus.  Pandemic.  Remote learning. Too many things out of our control. Did I raise your blood pressure yet? Or make you pop a blood vessel? If so, my apologies. But seriously, how do we protect our brains from the onslaught of news and...

Innovation for Banyan Brains

Written by Marty Perlmutter The context of our proposed academic innovation initiative includes most importantly the social milieus and community values of Taiwan. Whatever we do must honor the communitarian spirit and intellectual style of that society. Whatever we...

Digital Citizenship is a Literal Life-Saver!

Written by Lila Perkins, Teacher/Administrative Assistant Banyan Global Learning I was born in 1997, which makes me an elder of Gen-Z. I was in the “guinea pig” group when it came to implementing technology in the classroom. While participating in the transition from...