Developing a reading habit in children helps them improve their vocabulary and attention span, and hopefully gives them a lifelong thirst for knowledge and learning. Here are three book recommendations from our educators to spark the love of reading in your primary school children.
We’ve all known some form of bullying – whether by isolation, mean comments, physical bullying or cyber bullying – and being the target of bullies can be a traumatising affair. It’s worse today because the internet lets bullying continue beyond the school grounds and into our homes, weekends and school break.
In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Mark Parsons, Physical Education Specialist at EtonHouse International School, Sentosa where nature plays a huge part throughout the children’s time in the school -- from their nursery to kindergarten and primary years.
Children fall ill. It’s normal and builds immunity. But a bout of chicken pox is still a two-week horror show for parents – the stress of taking unscheduled time off work, and having an irritable and uncomfortable child at home.
Did you know that the most common cause of negative behaviour is not enough time to play?
Republished: Grow @ Beanstalk - ECDA, Oct - Dec 2017 issueThis 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.
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...
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.
Geraldine holds a Bachelors Degree in Primary Education BA Hons with QTS and is currently pursuing Masters Degree in Education for...