Innovative Mobile Learning and Chicago Ideas Week 2014
Chicago Ideas Week’s mission of gathering global thought leaders, provoking new ideas, and inspiring actionable results directly aligns with what GEMS World Academy-Chicago seeks to achieve in this great city.
Students Widen Their Horizons at New Downtown School
When GEMS World Academy (GWA) - Chicago opened its doors on September 3, the faculty and staff weren’t the only ones to welcome junior kindergarten through sixth grade students to school. Within the first week, GWA - Chicago’s students were already meeting and collaborating with their counterparts throughout the GEMS international network of schools, thanks to video conferencing technology in every classroom.
GWA's First Graders: Making Meaningful Connections with Switzerland
Since opening its doors just a month ago, GEMS World Academy-Chicago has already proven to be a premier U.S. school in pioneering a global education. Today, GWA-Chicago showcased an innovative classroom demonstration called “A Connected Learning Project” in an international teleconference between first graders at GWA-Chicago and GWA-Etoy, Switzerland.