Spending too much time at home lately? Kids are usually a bundle of energy, but if they’ve been becoming lethargic, spending too much time on their devices, or sticking to sit-down activities, it won’t bode well for the development of their growing bodies.
With the body as the brain’s first teacher, you’d want to encourage your young PYP child in a variety of movements so that he is constantly engaged and learning! Not sure if you’re given your child sufficient moving opportunities? Check out how IB schools in Singapore are seeing the value and utilising movement in their curriculum.
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Today, April 22 is Earth Day, but teaching your child about conservation and sustainability matters shouldn’t stop after this day. Continue having conversations with them on the environment, get them thinking about where their trash comes from and where it will go next! Every day is an opportunity to remind your children how to live more sustainably and ethically for the sake of the world’s future.
And what’s one fun way to do so? Interestingly, many international schools are turning to the arts! Here’s why the arts have been a valuable tool to talk about sustainability and some craft ideas for you to kick start the conversation.
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STEAM is said to be an effective, hands-on way to cultivate 21st century skills in children. And with more and more intriguing STEAM ideas sprouting, it’s time to let your child hone some cutting-edge STEAM skills – keeping them on top of 21st century learning.
But why should STEAM education stop at the classroom? It can be easily incorporated at home, too! In fact, multi-disciplinary in nature, the STEAM approach can begin from your daily household items. So this weekend, use these tips to let your child embark on meaningful STEAM learning at home through fun and exploration!
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Even before the pandemic, digital learning has been a growing focus of plenty of international schools in Singapore. With an increasingly digitalised world, it is crucial for your child to be digitally literate. Many IB schools have recognised this trend and integrated meaningful digital lessons into their curriculum.
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