Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools

Education Cheat Sheet: Battling Boredom

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Sometimes it's better to leave your kids with nothing to do. Here is a look at the benefits of boredom. more

Jul 17, 2017 4:44 PM Blogs

Education Cheat Sheet: The Importance of Play in Early Education

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Prep time is important. But new studies show it may be time to set aside more time for playing. more

Jun 19, 2017 3:04 PM Blogs

Education Cheat Sheet: Individualized Learning

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Individualized learning isn't about creating specifically different plans for different students. Assets School leaders say it's all about options. more

May 15, 2017 9:00 AM Blogs

Education Cheat Sheet Workplace Learning


Why high school students are being encouraged to go to work, so to speak, for their education. more

Apr 17, 2017 6:02 PM Blogs

HAIS Books

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Is less homework a good or bad thing? The answer is not as clear cut as you may think. more

Mar 20, 2017 4:41 PM Blogs

An idea from the 19th century is gaining momentum in schools in Hawaii and across the nation. Why teachers (and parents) are now leaving the role of expert, to take on the role of guide. more

Feb 21, 2017 6:00 PM Blogs


La Pietra

You've heard of STEM, but what is STEAM and why is that now the buzzword circling through Hawai‘i classrooms? We turn to an expert for answers. more

Jan 30, 2017 6:00 PM Blogs

HAIS Books

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Does education terminology intimidate you? HONOLULU Family and HAIS are launching a new column to help you decode the buzzwords and trends in your child's classroom. more

Jan 30, 2017 5:55 PM Blogs

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