In the maker space at EtonHouse Orchard International School, students huddle over a table in groups of three to four. They talk excitedly about weight and support, fiddling with dry spaghetti sticks and one fluffy marshmallow. There’s laughter and cheering. What’s going on?
You’ve heard the term bandied around, but what exactly is Reggio Emilia and how does it benefit your child? Our Pedagogue Denise Teo answers some common questions.
Reading, writing, speaking and counting are important skills for children to pick up. But did you know that music is just as important for a developing child?Because of its beat and rhythm — things that are also present in walking and talking — music has many benefits for children from auditory skills, to fine motor skills, sense of rhythm and body awareness. It even helps them learn hand-eye...
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.