He has taught in the public school system in Ontario, Canada and in the UK. Over the past 10 years he has held teaching and curriculum leadership positions at international schools in Germany and Hungary. In addition to fostering strong research, communication and critical thinking skills in the classroom, Andras Valezy’s work has focused on developing curriculum which cultivates students’ natural curiosity through inquiry. Most recently he has been working with students and teachers on developing practical approaches to using academic vocabulary drawn from standards and the IB command terms, as the foundation for learning which promotes inquiry and creativity.
His other recent action research work has focused on the implementation of standards based assessment and grading in middle schools. Through these projects he has developed accessible assessments and rubrics which serve as both tools for reflection and evaluation in context of standards based programs. Andras has extensive experience with the IB program, and teaching a variety of subjects in elementary and middle schools. He also has practical experience teaching the Common Core, Ontario and British National Curricula.