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Meet & Greet - Benjamin Thomas Hammond, Head of PE at EtonHouse International School, Orchard

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Benjamin Thomas Hammond, Head of PE at EtonHouse International School Orchard.

Benjamin studied a 4-year teaching degree at Leeds Becket University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Education. He has taught in the UK, Australia and Kuwait and had experience in a variety of school leadership and teaching positions. He believes that Physical Education is a...

Happy Deepavali- Places To Go This Weekend

 

The festival of lights marks the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness and places an emphasis on worshipping Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Deepavali falls on the 15th day of Kartika, which is the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. It is a colorful festival filled with beautiful lights, candles, decorations and even fireworks. 

Here’s what you can do to...

Checklist and Tips: Choosing a pre-school in Singapore

The early years is the most important period in a child’s life as it lays the foundation to their future. Pre-school education is not only about developing skills in literacy and numeracy. It is absolutely critical in shaping a child’s personality, self concepts, social competence and overall disposition towards learning. What should we keep in mind when choosing a pre-school that will empower...

Facebook Live with Dr. Neil Forrest: Teenage Health and Wellbeing

Navigating through the teenage years is a complex phase in life fraught with challenges and changes-mental, physical and emotional. How do we support our teenage children as they develop through adolescence? We speak to experienced medical professional Dr Neil Forrest from International Medical Clinic to find out more.

 

 

Happy Birthday Singapore- Where to bring your children this weekend

 

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A video from our children wishing Singapore a Happy 54th Birthday!

 

Not travelling this weekend but wanting to spend time soaking in the National Day celebrations with your family? Well we’ve got you...

Strengthening Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

As you focus on your child’s academics, it is important that you encourage them to identify and manage their emotions too. It is highly encouraged that emotional intelligence is reinforced at home, where parents educate children on their social-emotional skills. When emotions are at a peak, they may react and behave in a certain way they normally wouldn’t- just as adults do. From a young age,...

Experiential Learning- A meaningful way to learn

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In its simplest form, experiential learning means learning from experience or learning by doing.  Experiential education first immerses learners in an experience and then encourages reflection about the experience to develop new skills, new attitudes, or new ways of thinking.-Lewis & Williams (1994)

A shift from traditional methods and textbooks, experiential learning reflects...

How to Encourage Your Child to Enjoy Reading

“You will never be alone if you’ve got a book”, said Al Pacino, an Oscar winning actor. This quote rings so true. Reading is a fundamental skill for children and the love for reading is a joy to have. In today's digital age however, parents find it a struggle to encourage children to truly enjoy reading books. Research has shown that children who begin reading in their early years and read...

Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

Screen time is a common battlefront between parents and children, from toddlers to teens alike. How much is too much? This is a burning question for parents. We spoke to Nina Bual from Blue Phish Cyber Security to discuss several cyber issues and recommend solutions during our Facebook Live session.

Learning Can Be Fun: 5 Educational Toys For Your Child

Wanting to get the best toys for your child to incorporate fun in learning and vice versa? Here are a few recommendations from us to keep children engaged and stimulated for a good period of time. These interactive toys for varying ages aim to nurture their passion for learning and enhance their development. As parents, you may even enjoy it just as much!

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