Geoff Jones, head of school at GEMS World Academy-Chicago, takes a look at the exciting opportunities that lie ahead for teachers, students and...Read More
It's that time again...
For many kids, few transitions are as thorny as the one leading from summer vacation to school.
The relative freedom of the...Read More
Homework – the word alone can make students (and some parents) turn pale with dread. For generations, though, educators have relied on homework to...Read More
It’s no secret that parental involvement in education translates directly to student success. At GEMS World Academy-Chicago, we often use the flipped...Read More
GEMS World Academy-Chicago's middle-school students are finishing the school year by spending the week at the NIU Lorado Taft Outdoor Education...Read More
We are at a great turning point in education, one where increasing social and political pressures are making it harder for teachers to do their jobs....Read More
Our Head of School, Geoff Jones, reflects on GEMS World Academy-Chicago's first year and what we have to look forward to in the future.Read More
We’ve all heard of the “Summer Slide” — where students can lose as much as 20 percent of what they’ve learned in school if there’s no stimulus during...Read More
By Karen Percak, Librarian and Media Specialist at GEMS World Academy-ChicagoRead More