Entries by Team Tessa

Celebrating La Galette des Rois

At Tessa we celebrated the Galette des Rois on Tuesday, January 7th. Each class shared a cake and the lucky winners became kings and Queens of the day! Why is it celebrated?                                          French families conclude the festive season with a rich pastry fit for kings. The Galette des Rois is a cake traditionally shared […]

Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a global movement with students participating in 180 different countries.  The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week. The 2019 Computer Science Education Week will be, but you can host an Hour of Code all year-round. The purpose of the ‘hour of code’ is to get […]

Lights on Our After-School Program

After-School Program at Tessa  Tessa strongly believes that providing an effective after-school program to our students is to give them the chance to develop new skills and confidence. Fortunately, Tessa parents have a wide range of creative activities when it comes to choosing high-quality after-school activities for their children. As of today, more than twelve […]

Thanksgiving at Tessa

At Tessa International School, we love celebrating holidays! Thanksgiving is one of our favorites. Every class is doing this differently, but basically the idea is to give thanks to those who have helped us throughout the year.  This can be clearly seen in Ms. Pooja’s and Ms. Patricia’s class: What does Thanksgiving Day celebrate? When […]

What does an International Education truly mean?

From November 18th to November 22nd, schools across the United States will celebrate the International Education Week. This upcoming event had us reflect upon our connection to this and how we try to promote cultural and language exchange. What is the International Education Week? Let’s start with a bit of background. The International Education Week […]

Learning and Teaching at Tessa is a celebration

Learning and Teaching at Tessa is a celebration. At Tessa, we celebrate each of our transdisciplinary themes.  It is a celebration to the Learning and Teaching of approaches to learning, inquiry, concepts, language and the learner.  The transdisciplinary model inherently promotes student agency. It encourages the integration of many ways of knowing, and perspectives from […]

PSPE at Tessa, a “Whole Child” education

Greetings from the land of PSPE & Yoga. I first want to state that this year has unfolded as a challenging yet fulfilling constant state of engagement.  Students are working in tandem with me to create consistent routines while building their hand/eye coordination, explore capabilities in knowing their bodies and what they are capable of, […]

Tessa Goes Green

Though we all may come from different neighborhoods, cities, and even countries, there is one place that all of us call “home” – Earth! Now more than ever, citizens from around the world have been paying extra attention to taking care of our planet and reducing their carbon footprint. Here at Tessa, we are proud […]

United Nations Day at Tessa International School

          The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization that was created after World War II to strive to prevent new international conflicts in the future. The world celebrates United Nations day every October 24 to honor the international organization promoting human rights, social progress, and world peace.           The UN was originally formed by 51 […]