Yearly Archives: 2020

Technology and Education online during COVID-19 The American School of Las Palmas, which was founded by employees working for NASA, has made technology available to the students. “During the health crisis we have seen many families dissatisfied with the low quality of the virtual classes being offered and frustrated with the excessive workload for students.  […]

College Counselling Service Includes an Individualized Plan College counselling is an important service at ASLP. In fact, all students in grades 11 and 12 have an hour of college counseling in their schedules. It is obligatory for all and the subject is unique in the Canary Islands. Furthermore, students in grades 9-10 have meetings with […]

40 years of participation in the THIMUN Conference ASLP students have been participating in the THIMUN Conference in The Hague for at least 40 years. Following this tradition, last week a group from Upper School students from The American School of Las Palmas attempted to solve problems we face today around the world in the […]

Cooperative Learning at ASLP Cooperative Learning is taught at ASLP from Nursery (3 yrs old)  to 12th grade in Upper School. In May 2019, all teachers went through a refreshers course in Cooperative Learning. However, only recently is it starting to make an impact on the teaching that is going on in a daily basis […]

ASLP STUDENTS VOLUNTEER The Gran Canaria Parkinson Center recently opened up next to our ASLP Campus. We decided to take advantage of this opportunity so that our students can learn important lessons about volunteering and caring for others. As all ASLP students need to complete 75 hours of community service in order to graduate, we […]