Learning in a World Community

ROBOMED Tournament — Off to a Good Start!

on April 24, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

RAS and MAIS Kicked Off the First ROBOMED Robotics Tournament at RAS…65 student competitors from across the region including our students – They are competing in six Robotics events!

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Exchange of Ideas Between Colleagues

on March 31, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

On March 10th and 11th, RAS teachers welcomed our American School of Marrakech colleagues in the elementary school and secondary school Math departments on campus to observe classes and exchange ideas regarding math teaching philosophies and pedagogies.  Topics of conversation included: constructivist and student-centered teaching practices; the use of diagrams, manipulatives, and other sensory modal […]

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Elementary STUCO Shows Appreciation

on March 23, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

  Thank you to Ms. Duffy-Nour for sharing how our ES STUCO celebrated Valentines – “Elementary students took advantage of the spirit of Valentines Day to express their heart-felt appreciation for all the wonderful things the RAS Workers do to keep our camp, safe, learning environment.  The interaction among students and the workers at each grade level […]

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Read Across RAS!

on March 3, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Read Across RAS was a magical day!  This special event could not have happened without everyone who pitched in. Parents, teachers, assistants and secondary students supported our elementary students as guest readers, buddy readers, activities facilitators and behind the scenes support. Over 50 students were “caught” reading over the February break and got to enjoy Green […]

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Have You Heard About YCC?

on February 13, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

YCC stands for Young Citizens Club – The Club is open to elementary students in grades 3 to 5 as an after school activity lead by Mr. Says, our grade 4 Instructional Assistant. The program includes maintaining an RAS vegetable garden, overseeing the collection of recycled papers on campus and providing educational services for Omar Ibnou […]

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100th Day of School Celebration

on February 8, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Elementary School students had a fun day celebrating the 100th day of school! They dressed up like they are 100 years old…

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MAMUN 2017 Under Way

on January 20, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

The 7th Maroc Model United Nations (MAMUN) is under way: the opening session was held at the Maroc Telecom Tower yesterday afternoon, with speeches from the ambassadors  of the delegations. The whole group then moved to the school for dinner in the working committees, with each committee having guest speakers to prompt discussion. A huge […]

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Trade routes and communications!

on January 19, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Grade 8 has been studying West African trade routes across the Sahara in social studies. As part of this, the students are trading salt and gold in a game: they had to trade without speaking just as people did back then!  

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Old RAS Playground Equipment Installed in Two Moroccan Schools and an NGO

on December 7, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

During the last month RAS, in cooperation with JIWAR, the Diplomatic Circle Rabat and some private donors, worked on relocating the old playground from RAS, which was taken down two years ago, when the new play ground for elementary students were installed. The old play ground was big enough to be installed in three different […]

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Physics is fun!

on December 1, 2016 Learning with 0 comments

Watching from the second floor of S-Block yesterday I saw Grade 8 students in the garden working on their laptops and moving about in all sorts of ways: then as I approached Mr Bistretzan’s classroom I came across two groups dropping a glue stick from shoulder height onto the floor. My curiosity piqued, in a friendly […]

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