Publications and Reports

Inspire: How practitioner-led research enhances teaching and learning at ACS International Schools volume 2 – This report provides a concise summary of the five completed CIM projects during 2016-2017
Investigate is a volume of literature reviews comissioned by CIM to assist their research projects and initiatives between 2014 and 2016.
Inspire: How practitioner-led research enhances teaching and learning at ACS International Schools  This report provides a concise summary of the eight completed CIM projects during 2015-2016.
Postcards from Practice: 2014-2015 practitioner-led action research projects: From August 2014 through July 2015, the Centre for Inspiring Minds supported seven practitioner-led action research projects.  Six of these were concluded in June 2015 and one will conclude in Winter 2015.
Reflection, Action Research & Purposeful Collaboration: Elements of Effective School Improvement (September 2014)  In this article published in the Council of International School’s on-line Journal, Tom Lehman, retiring Head of ACS International Schools Centre for Inspiring Minds (CIM) and CIM colleagues advocate through a theoretical paper with practical, school-based applications that greater support should be given to educational practitioners for inquiry-based, collaborative action research in schools. They argue that common practices in schools reflect a necessary, but insufficient, effort to achieve sustainable school improvement through professional learning.
 Teaching Talking in Class  by Brianna Gray and Jacob Rosch, November 2013.  This article appeared in the Annual Journal of the European League for Middle Level Education.