EtonHouse inspirations: Nur Farhana, Educarer, E-Bridge Pre-School

 Republished: Grow @ Beanstalk - ECDA, Oct - Dec 2017 issue  

This year's outstanding Early Childhood Development Agency  (ECDA) Early Childhood Educarer award recipient, Ms Nur   Farhana  Binte Abdul Razak from  E-Bridge Pre-School (Yishun), shares her joy and experience with infants and toddlers.

How to Improve Your Child’s Attention Span: 4 Parenting tips

Most parents worry that their child cannot seem to focus; that they never sit still. Many of us believe that children will do better in school if they can sit down and concentrate -- the more extended the period, the better. As a parent and an educator, I can understand these concerns. However, I also know academic strength comes from a lot of different sources and focused attention is just a...

Meet & Greet: Geraldine Sharon Thomason, Teacher Of EtonHouse International School, Orchard

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Geraldine Thomason, teacher of  the brand new EtonHouse International School at Orchard, a first of its kind boutique campus offering an education pathway from primary through to secondary and high school.

Introducing Geraldine

Geraldine holds a Bachelors Degree in Primary Education BA Hons with QTS and is currently pursuing  Masters Degree in Education for...

Meet & Greet: Georgia Leigh Perrie, Teacher of Middleton International School

 

Georgia Leigh Perrie, is an enthusiastic, dedicated young teacher who is passionate about encouraging students to achieve personal excellence in all aspects of their academic and co-curricular schooling. She completed her Bachelor of Education in Sydney, Australia and has taught in classrooms around the world including Australia, Canada and two years in London.

Debunking The Top Myth About IB Diploma

The international baccalaureate diploma, a very well established and highly regarded international qualification which started in 1968, continues to grow in popularity despite its reputation for being “too difficult” or only for gifted students. There are now 4783 IB Diploma schools across the world, and since 2012, the number of IB programmes offered worldwide has grown by almost 40%. There...

Is IB Diploma the new gold standard in education?

As a parent, perhaps one of the most important decisions we make for our children is choosing a school for them. A variety of factors influence that choice, but at the same time, it is also a visceral choice; based on gut feeling as much as it is a logical comparison of pros and cons. At times, the option of different schools is confusing and made all the more puzzling by the acronyms and...

Getting Your Preschool Children Ready For The Future: 3 Things They Need

An Interview with our Pedagogist - Why Worksheets Don't Work?

Why worksheets don't work? A learning story.

In our second series on 'why worksheets don't work', we explore the concept of provocation pages to understand how they align with the natural way in which children learn. Denise Teo, Pedagogist at EtonHouse, shares with us the relevance of provocation pages in the process of learning Chinese. 

It's time to start thinking about education in the 22nd century

 

 We are nearly one-fifth through the 21st century. With the pace of technological change, we could start to question if measuring change every 100 years is still appropriate. 

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