Working Together: Discovering The Value Of Collaboration

International School Singapore, International School

Who invented the lightbulb? Thomas Edison, right? Or so we think. Popular retellings of the story tend to conveniently leave out the other key players: Joseph Swan, Henry Woodward, Mathew Evans, William Sawyer, and Albon Man. Without these competitors and Edison’s team of researchers, the world might not have gotten to enjoy the electric lightbulb so soon.

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Effective Ways To Keep Your Child’s Creative Juices Flowing

International School In Singapore, International School

Anyone who interacts with kids on a daily basis will be able to tell you how creative a child’s mind can be. They may make up the craziest stories, or do outrageously weird things that adults simply never imagine to do. Yet the thing is this: All of us started out like that. What makes us any less creative today?

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How To Go About Talking To Your Child About Digital Literacy

International School, International Kindergarten Singapore

Being a parent in the digital age is tough. For a start, most parents grew up with very different kind of media in their lives, so they may not know what their children are being exposed to today. Then, parents need to learn how to balance educating their children to be tech-savvy with setting boundaries so they don’t fall into addiction.

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The Cognitive Benefits Of Being Multilingual

International School, Bilingual Programme

As today’s economy becomes more globalised, it makes sense to be fluent in two or more languages. The reason for this is simple: one of the many 21st century skills that an employable graduate is expected to have is “communication”. The best way to showcase that is to be multilingual (or at least bilingual!) in order to remain competitive in the job market, open up new opportunities and cross cultural borders.

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How To Play A More Active Role In Your Child’s Education Without Becoming A Helicopter Parent

Top International School, STEM Education

As parents, we know that it’s beneficial to play a more active role in our kid’s education. After all, research shows that parental engagement improves academic achievement, reduces absenteeism, and improves social skills among other benefits. That’s why schools like Canadian International School (CIS) make it a point to work closely with parents in a parent-teacher partnership. But having said that, how do you play a more active role without becoming a helicopter parent? Here are a few tips:

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