X
This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies.

Blog

Browse by Topic

List of 20 news stories.

  • Life at the Middle School

    Mark Foster; Gaëlle Feliz
    We’re taking advantage of this school year to build bonds among our school community — between students, teachers and our staff! Read some snippets of Middle School social life that help cultivate our sense of belonging.
    Read More
  • Outside the Classroom: Positive Discipline, SEL and the Power of Play

    By: Chauncey Burnett, Mei-Lin Ha Byers
    As a school, we focus a great deal on what happens inside the classroom, which is to be expected. However, what happens outside of the classroom can be equally important for our students’ development. 
    Read More
  • Eco School Fall 2022

    Elodie Resurreccion, French Curriculum Coordinator
    Our Eco School is back up and running this academic year!
    Read More
  • Living Well Together at EB: G8 & G7 Students Head Back to Lower School

    Emmanuel Labadie, Emma Ragot, Marlene Germain
    After an almost three-year hiatus, French teacher Emmanuel Labadie has started taking his Middle School students back to the Lower School. This is part of M. Labadie’s longtime classroom tradition— to help encourage the younger students to read, work and play in French, while supporting the cognitive and social-emotional development of his Middle School cohort. This year’s theme is Living well together at EB: the older ones accompany the young ones! 
    Read More
  • Responsive Classroom in a Multilingual Environment

    Elodie Resurreccion & Emily Kaltenbach
    “Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching and learning for kindergarten through eighth grade that focuses on the strong link between academic success and social-emotional skills. The Center for Responsive Schools believes that a high-quality education for every student is built on the foundation of a safe, strong, and joyful school community. The Responsive Classroom approach is grounded in a core belief and six guiding principles, which form the foundation for a wide range of practices that help students develop the academic and social-emotional skills they need for success. These practices become a part of everyday classroom life and help educators integrate the four domains of the approach: positive community, engaging academics, effective management, and developmentally responsive teaching.”1
    Read More
  • Evaluating Our Students

    Elodie Resurreccion & Emily Kaltenbach
    When most people think of evaluations for students, their mind goes straight to formal testing from a testing agency like NWEA (MAP Growth), or the French Ministry of Education (National Evaluations). These tests are given high importance and provide valuable information, but they are not the only types of assessments happening in the classroom!
    Read More
  • A Parent's Guide to Google Classroom 

    Chrissy Greer, Middle School Dean and Social Studies Teacher
    Google Classroom is a resource that allows teachers to streamline communication with parents and students (G5 & up) in a paperless way. Teachers are able to easily assign work and share resources, and students can just as simply complete and return assigned work. Google Classroom is your one-stop-shop for all homework, classwork, and due dates!
    Read More
  • Creating Routines

    Stéphanie Poulain, Speech Therapist (Orthophoniste)
    Bien à la maison, bien dans mes routines. Routines are repetitive and predictable habits and actions that occur in your daily life. They are different depending on a person’s family life, priorities and plans. My intention is not to describe the perfect routine because there is none. My intention here is to tell you why your children need a routine, and how you can provide one
    Read More
  • Tips for a Stress-Free Homework Routine

    French Learning Specialist & SST Coordinator, Bénédicte Cambon
    We know homework can sometimes feel like a stressful experience for our kids. But, we can implement some helpful routines to make this an easier part of everyone's lives.
    Read More
  • Author in Residence Program Returns with Orianne Lallemand

    Elodie Resurreccion, French Curriculum Coordinator
    As part of the Litt. Jeunesse 2022 (Youth Literature 2022) event, organized by Made in France, Orianne Lallemand visited our Kindergarten and G1 classes to introduce books touching on diversity and inclusion, such as le Loup qui avait un nouvel ami (The Wolf Who Made a New Friend) et Le petit monsieur (The Little Gentleman).
    Read More
  • EB Celebrates Neurodiversity Week

    Elodie Resurreccion, French Curriculum Coordinator & Jeff Miles, English Curriculum Coordinator
    Neurodiversity Celebration Week is a worldwide initiative designed to challenge stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences.
    Read More
  • EB Students Tackle Eco-Challenges with the "Eco-Ecole"

    Elodie Resurreccion, French Curriculum Coordinator
    At EB, we believe that students need to be equipped to confidently embrace the delights and challenges of an interconnected world. Yet in our rapidly changing world, our nation’s wildlife continues to be faced with critical challenges.
    Read More
  • Eighth Graders Shine in DELF

    Valerie Bishop, Middle School French Teacher
    Every year, in addition to the standard trappings of Middle School seniority, our 8th graders prepare for an important rite of passage: the DELF.
    Read More
  • LS Student Council & Eco-Council Raise $1,131 in Support of Ukrainian Children

    Magali Noth, Head of Primary & Elodie Resurreccion, French Curriculum Coordinator
    Our entire community, including our students, has been affected by the attacks in Ukraine. The Lower School Student Council and Eco-Council decided to take action. They unified their forces and worked together to support the children in Ukraine.
    Read More
  • Seventh Graders Head to Catalina

    Richard Lyon, Head of Middle School
    On February 28 to March 2, 2022, the 7th graders partook in a spectacular three-day overnight trip to Catalina Island. 
    Read More
  • Sixth Graders Create Mosaics

    The Development Team
    Meet Stephanie Colker, our new Middle School Social Studies Teacher! This semester, Ms. Colker's G6 class explored mosaics, which were popular and common in the Ancient Roman world.
    Read More
  • World Savvy Program Uses Design Thinking

    Gabrielle Hedlund, Middle School English Teacher
    World Savvy is a 7th grade program that asks students to research a serious issue that could be in their community or in another community or country. After researching their topic, students will offer a solution to create an impact.
    Read More
  • DEIJ at EB

    Christopher Colebourn
    This school year, EB launched its four-year Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) Strategic Plan.
    Read More
  • Differentiation at Ecole Bilingue

    Jeffrey Miles
    At EB, the teaching staff recognizes the individuality of each student, and is dedicated to helping each and every one of them reach their full potential.
    Read More
  • Be a Buddy… Not a Bully

    Jeffrey Miles
    Preschool is the time in a student's school career where they begin to understand and develop healthy relationships with others.
    Read More
Archive

All Are Welcome! (Anti-Discriminatory Policy)

Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley does not exclude from participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject any individual to discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin. This policy applies to all programs, services, and facilities, including applications, admissions, and employment.