Academic Team Blog


How We Read, at TASIS

At TASIS Portugal, shared stories and literature are central to the curriculum. We believe in the power of common literary experiences to connect students, spark discussions, and deepen understanding. When students read the same book, they gain broader perspectives and engage in meaningful discussions, fostering empathy and connection. 

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Pay Attention!

Attention supports the basic cognitive functions of memory, processing, motor skills, and conceptual understanding. Without sufficient attention, very little learning takes place. The good news is that attention can be practiced and improved.

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Flag Time Program

As teachers, we are often faced with a range of different learning levels, interests, and learner profiles within our classrooms. So how can we teach a curriculum, respecting each and every individual, while catering to their personal needs, supporting them so that they may succeed as learners? 

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Outperforming Expectations

How will we balance skills, knowledge, and critical thinking at TASIS Portugal? We believe that through explicit mediated instruction of fundamental skills and hands-on, project-based learning, teachers help students develop appropriate independence as they navigate their unique learning experience.

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