The Changing Dynamics In Education

Children are born with an innate desire to explore, form hypotheses, experiment, observe, and develop conclusions. Research and data prove that children’s learning through their senses has a strong connection to thinking and understanding in science and discovery. A few decades ago, the idea that toddlers think like scientists would have been considered preposterous. Jean Piaget, the pioneer...

The Influence of Reggio Emilia Across the Globe

If we step back in time, the profound work and deep thinking in a group of early childhood settings in Reggio Emilia, Italy was a precious pearl yet to be discovered. If we bring ourselves into the present, the influence of best practice when working alongside young children from Reggio Emilia has become a known leading influence across the world. In 1991, an American newspaper identified a...

How Do You Nurture Self-Help Skills In Your Child?

 "To succeed in the real world, you need to be able to fail," Dr Ken Ginsburg, a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, once said. For children - as they learn to take the initiative to manage themselves, they begin to learn vital life skills essential for the 21st century.

Is Your Child A Scientist?

All children are innately curious. They are indeed born scientists with a desire to explore, form hypotheses, experiment, observe, and develop conclusions. We see it in the myriad ways in which children demonstrate causal thinking and when they experiment with different materials to either support or negate their hypotheses. Explorations and scientific discoveries challenge and motivate...

Meet & Greet: Wong Wei Sum, Teacher at EtonHouse Pre-School Vanda, Singapore

Wei Sum teaches at EtonHouse Pre-School Vanda. She has been a part of the school for the last 5 years. Equipped with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Wheelock College (Boston), she is currently teaching the lovely Kindergarten 2 class. What she loves most about teaching is seeing a child's eyes light up at new discoveries. Their innocence, curiosity and relentless...

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