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The Uehiro Academy Congratulates the 30th Uehiro Essay Contest Winner!

The 30th Uehiro Essay Contest Winner has been announced! Aftercareful consideration, the winner, sixth grade student, Kawabata Marin, from the Anjo Elementary School has deeply moved readers with her writing. She was officially awarded the honor in a ceremony by the Minister of Education and Science. Read her essay, “Living Life Forward Looking Up,” clicking here.

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Delegation from the Miyagi University of Education Visit

In the week of February 13 a team of teachers from the Miyagi University of Education will be hosted at the University of Hawai‘i College of Education. As a part of their visit they will experience p4cHI in Uehiro Academy model schools and participate in a reception with Uehiro Faculty at the University of Hawaii. Check back for more information when they visit!

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p4cHI Kaelepulu Elementary and Waikiki Elementary receive top honors

Here are more detailed rankings of how well p4cHI schools like Kaelepulu Elementary and Waikiki Elementary performed overall against the state standards.

Highest Achieving Schools in Meeting English Language Arts/Literacy Standards

#1 Kaelepulu Elementary: 91%

#2 Waikiki Elementary: 84%

 

Highest Achieving Schools in Meeting Mathematics Standards

#1 Waikiki Elementary: 84%

#3 Kaelepulu Elementary: 83%

 

Highest Achieving Schools in Meeting Science Standards

#1 Kaelepulu Elementary: 100%

#2 Waikiki Elementary: 97%

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR p4cHI SCHOOLS!

 

 

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International Education Week at the East-West Center

The Friends of the East-West Center, the East-West Center, and the Uehiro Academy will be running a half-day educational experience for public elementary school students designed to promote international education and introduce participants to the purpose of the East-West Center. This interactive learning trip will provide students and teachers with the opportunity to practice Dimension One of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards, “Developing Questions,” as they engage in a number of hands on activities, including a p4cHI Good Thinker’s Tool Kit Session.

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Delegation of Teachers from Taiwan to Visit the Uehiro Academy

In September of 2016, a group of educators from Taiwan will have the opportunity to learn about p4cHI in Hawai’i. While they are in Hawai’i the delegation will have opportunities to visit each of the p4cHI model schools, teach p4cHI lessons, and engage in professional community of inquiry with Uehiro Faculty members and p4cHI practitioners.

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Annual August Uehiro Academy Teacher Exchange in Hawai’i

In August of 2016, a group of educators from Japan will have the opportunity to learn about p4cHI in Hawai’i. While they are in Hawai’i, the delegation will have opportunities to visit each of the p4cHI model schools, teach p4cHI lessons, and engage in professional community of inquiry with Uehiro Faculty members and p4cHI practitioners.

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