As parents and educators, we worry about children’s grasp of languages and math. But just as important is creative expression. Letting children express themselves creatively gives them another ‘language’ with which they can express their thoughts, feelings and ideas. Sometimes, they may lack the vocabulary to accurately tell you what they are thinking, but those things can be communication in...
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.
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...