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...

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

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

Literacy In The Early Years – Why worksheets don't work?

Starting School In A New Country

Our schools have wonderfully diverse groups of families with expatriate children making up at least sixty percent of our school communities - sharing learning journeys with them is our work and our passion. 

Our community of parents, children, teachers and administrators are from all over the world, and our local population has a strong global mindset. We are worldwide to our core, and we love...

Parent-Teacher Meetings: 4 tips for parents

To best support children, it is important for parents to build a strong relationship with the school community and to be involved in their children's learning. This relationship should be based on openness, mutual understanding, respect and ongoing dialogue.

Regular consultation meetings with teachers are very useful to keep parents informed of their children's progress and to discuss any...

7 Parenting Tips for Managing your Child’s Challenging Behaviour

How can we guide our children towards socially appropriate behaviour? When will they understand the need for guidelines and boundaries?  Instead of ‘blaming’ children for their behaviour, it’s time we use conflict resolution strategies to support children to see different perspectives and develop skills in interacting positively with others!

The wise way to ask your child questions: 5 parenting tips

It takes skill and lots of practice to ask good questions of children, as well as a commitment to slow down to really listen to what children are telling us, through their non verbal and verbal communication.

4 tips for reading aloud to young children

Reading to young children is not the sole responsibility of teachers. As children’s first teachers, parents play a significant role in nurturing their children’s love for reading.

How Do You Deal With Your Child's Tantrums?

Tantrums include a range of behaviours from screaming, whining, kicking or sulking. These behaviours are most characteristic of children 1-3 years of age (the terrible twos!), when children have low emotional control and are not able to engage in complex forms of argument. 

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