In line with the New York City Department of Education’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, ISB’s campus will be closed until April 20th at the earliest. Distance Learning is now in session! Visit the Distance Learning Information Hub for updates and resources.

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In line with the New York City Department of Education’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, ISB’s campus will be closed until April 20th at the earliest. Distance Learning is now in session! Visit the Distance Learning Information Hub for updates and resources.

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CIT and Internship Programs

Counselor-In-Training (CIT) Program

The Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program at ISB is designed to introduce rising 7th, 8th, and 9th graders to the world of being a summer program counselor in a language immersion setting. CITs will work alongside a summer teaching team, developing leadership and collaborative skills. Training dates will be scheduled prior to the start of the program.

Successful CITs are:

  • Bilingual in French/English or Spanish/English
  • Interested in working with young children
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, and comfortable in leadership roles
  • Willing to learn under the guidance of ISB Summer counselors and administrative staff

Register now for Summer 2020!

CIT Program Fees: $125 per week. Additionally, there is a non-refundable registration fee of $4.95 per session.

After completing registration, CITs will be required to complete a questionnaire about their summer goals, interests, and language learning background. Please note that there are a limited number of CIT positions available each week.

ISB Summer Internships

High school students (rising 10th-12th graders) are invited to apply for unpaid summer internships with ISB Summer’s Language Immersion program! ISB Summer interns will gain hands-on experience in a variety of fields while working closely with a teaching team and with administrative staff. Interns will be exposed to topics in areas such as teaching and classroom management, curriculum and activity planning, communications, program management, and language acquisition.

ISB is seeking interns with strong leadership, problem solving, and communication skills. Interns will be expected to take initiative, to remain flexible, and to serve as role models for children in the program. The ability to listen and collaborate with colleagues, both providing ideas and reflecting on outcomes, is essential. Functional fluency in French or Spanish is a plus, though not required.

To apply for Summer 2020, please complete this form and send a copy of your resume to summer@isbrooklyn.org.

 

Student Action Brought Composting to ISB!

After three months of students consistently separating food waste from other trash, the habit of composting is now firmly established in the ISB Cafeteria.

Literature, Life, and the Love of Reading in the Learning Commons

By Jasmine Chu, Sophie Amieva, and Regan Penaluna, Library Committee Co-Chairs Everyone loves to linger in the ISB Library! Preschoolers cuddle up in the morning with their parents and a good book. Lower Schoolers gather to do homework or unwind on the bean bag chairs. Middle Schoolers collaborate on group projects. Students especially adore adore

4th Grade Explores Artifacts in Digital Skills Class

by Pat Hough, Technology Integration Director During the 4th Grade Artifacts unit, students studied traditional Native American totem poles in their Digital Skills class. After looking at photos and videos of actual totem poles and discussing their meaning, each student made a sketch of a totem figure. The students worked in pairs and combined elements

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