Concordia Chronicle

Concordia Shanghai Newsroom

Service Leadership Opportunities at Concordia

Service leadership is an excellent opportunity for your child to take what they have learned in the classroom and apply it in a way that not only makes the subject applicable in the real world, but also does it in a way that promotes meaningful change. Read More

How Values-based Education and Service Learning Contribute to Student Success

Now more than ever, a holistic approach to education that focuses not only on the academic growth of your child but also their emotional and spiritual growth is a valuable trait to look for in your search for the right international school for your child. Read More

Early Childhood Students Explore the Joy of the Winter Olympics

The Prekindergarten classes at Concordia International School Shanghai competed in their own version of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics throughout the week. In addition to the students having a lot of fun, they also learned about the unique athletic skills needed to complete in winter competitions, sportsmanship behaviors needed in a global competition, countries around the world, and teamwork. Read More

Grade 8 Students Try Their Hand at Rocket Science

3, 2, 1, Lift off! On the sidelines many excited eyes gazed upward as a rocket made by our G8 students was successfully launched from Concordia’s Founders Field. Read More

6 Reasons Concordia Students Excel

At Concordia International School Shanghai, we strive to provide the best educational foundation possible so your children can excel in any endeavor they choose. Read More

Concordia Students Receive Highest Points in FTC Robotics Match

Earlier this month, students in our High School First Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics club competed in a Robotics scrimmage at the British International School Shanghai, where they performed exceptionally well and gained valuable insights into how to perfect future designs. Read More

Encouraging Children to Take Healthy Risks Toward Gaining Independence

One of the most important early childhood goals is independence. This week’s Tuesday Tip is how to take a step back as a parent and allow your child to do things for themselves. Read More

Kindergarteners Celebrate and Share Their Amazing Writing

On October 15, 2021, all our kindergarten classes gathered in the gym to celebrate their collections of stories written during the first weeks of school. It was a wonderful sight to see and hear, as one hundred kindergarteners sprawled out on the gym floor to read their stories to their friends. Read More

A Kindergarten Celebration in the Park

The kindergarten classes at Concordia celebrated their culmination of their Social Studies unit on “My Family, My Friends, and Me.” Their celebration was held at the park on Lantian Road. Read More

What to do When Your Young Child Makes Mistakes

Mistakes. We all make them. But what do we do when we face mistakes made by our children? Let’s take a moment together to explore this concept. This week’s Tuesday Tip is focused on what to do when our young child makes a mistake. Read More

Number Talks: Developing Flexible Thinking in Math

Concordia Elementary School students are doing "mental math" with the help of Number Talks, which has them thinking and talking their way through some interesting mathematics problems together as a class. Number Talks are a great, low-risk way for students to engage with various mathematical concepts. Read More

Students Explore the Transformative Power of Imagination

At the beginning of each school year, Concordia students are reminded how important it is to use their imagination. If you don’t use it – you lose it! Read More

Ways to Encourage 'Self-Help' and Independence in Your Young Child

Learning to do things independently is a big deal for all children. Being independent and knowing how to do things without the help of a grown up develops confidence in young children. Read More

Visit to DJI Leaves These Concordia Students Awestruck

Over the summer, Shreyas S. & Marcus C., two extremely bright and intrepid middle school students at Concordia Shanghai, made their way to the R&D headquarters of Da-Jiang Innovations (DJI) in Shenzhen, China. Read More

Summer Internships Give High Schoolers a Glimpse of Professional Life

Internships are a valuable feature of Concordia’s high school experience as they introduce students to the working world while helping them build self-confidence and cultivate relationships with professionals who provide insight into a particular field. Read More

AP Students Explore the Art of Drawing and Design

Our AP Art & Design culminates in each student completing an art portfolio which demonstrates their exploration of the concept of 2D design and Drawing. Students engage in purposeful decision making about how the elements and the principles of art and design are intentionally used in their artwork in an integrative way. Read More

Concordia Students Use Storytelling to Evoke Empathy

In Concordia’s Applied Learning Storytelling Agency class, students explored the art of storytelling and its ability to build empathy through advocacy. Additionally, students worked with a variety of storytelling course partners to create stories that fostered compassion and awareness within the Concordia community and beyond Read More

The 2021 Battle of the Books Ends in Victory

Battle of the Books is an American Schools Reading Challenge which began in the 1930s in Chicago but slowly gained popularity and is now played, not only all over the US but also in international schools, world wide. Read More