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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.