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Experiential Learning- A meaningful way to learn

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In its simplest form, experiential learning means learning from experience or learning by doing.  Experiential education first immerses learners in an experience and then encourages reflection about the experience to develop new skills, new attitudes, or new ways of thinking.-Lewis & Williams (1994)

A shift from traditional methods and textbooks, experiential learning reflects...

How to Encourage Your Child to Enjoy Reading

“You will never be alone if you’ve got a book”, said Al Pacino, an Oscar winning actor. This quote rings so true. Reading is a fundamental skill for children and the love for reading is a joy to have. In today's digital age however, parents find it a struggle to encourage children to truly enjoy reading books. Research has shown that children who begin reading in their early years and read...

Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

Screen time is a common battlefront between parents and children, from toddlers to teens alike. How much is too much? This is a burning question for parents. We spoke to Nina Bual from Blue Phish Cyber Security to discuss several cyber issues and recommend solutions during our Facebook Live session.

Learning Can Be Fun: 5 Educational Toys For Your Child

Wanting to get the best toys for your child to incorporate fun in learning and vice versa? Here are a few recommendations from us to keep children engaged and stimulated for a good period of time. These interactive toys for varying ages aim to nurture their passion for learning and enhance their development. As parents, you may even enjoy it just as much!

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Teenager's Memory

While rote learning is no longer in vogue and children today are taught through an inquiry based syllabus,  having good memory is still a very important skill to possess. A student with good memory remembers what he or she learns in school, and eventually in life. Remembering what has happened and what one has learned lets your child draw on that reserve of knowledge to make plans and...

6 Places You Can Go With Your Children In Singapore

Looking for places to go with your children this June? Fret not! Here are 6 places we recommend to spend some quality time together, discovering and exploring. There’s so much your child (and you) can learn during fun and play while bonding on this little island. 

3 Fun and creative DIY activities for parents and children

Spending ample quality time bonding with your child is an important factor for their growth and development. Use this as an opportunity to learn and play together as they unleash the inner artist in them (and yourself) by engaging in various interactive DIY activities at the convenience of your own home, rain or shine. You never know what they can come up with when they tap on their creativity...

The Thing about Tantrums. A chat with Tina Stephenson-Chin.

 As a parent, you've wondered — what causes tantrums in our toddlers, and how do you deal with them? We speak to our Child Psychology expert, Tina Stephenson-Chin.

How To Stop Teenagers from Bullying?

In the United States, 1 in 4 children are bullied each month. Every 7 minutes a child is bullied. That adds up to 160,000 students missing school each day for fear of bullying. Having their child bullied is a very real fear of every parent. But have you ever wondered: What if your child was the bully?

Meet & Greet: Mike Carrigan, Assistant Principal At EtonHouse International School, Thomson

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Mike Carrigan, Assistant Principal at EtonHouse International School Thomson.

Mike is from the UK and he has been living and working in Singapore with EtonHouse for more than 8 years. He was a classroom teacher for 5 years at EtonHouse Thomson and  EtonHouse International Pre-School Mountbatten 718. Over the last three years he has moved into leadership...

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