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March 1, 2019, 2:45 pm


An effective EAL program needs to include all areas of language acquisition; reading, listening, writingand speaking. At ISC, we emphasize each area equally, but extra attention is paid to encouraging an abundance of talking in the classroom. Often, when I am out with my husband, we are the only people in the restaurant who are talking to each other.  We often see whole families on devices. As a teacher, I end up asking myself if the art of conversation, is a skill that our children are ...

February 7, 2019, 1:56 pm

National Teacher’s Day (วันครูWan Kruu) is celebrated every year on January 16th in Thailand. It is also a school holiday. It is the day that teachers gather together to pay respects to their first teachers. Thai people believe that every field of work has a teacher even for actors, dramatists, magicians, astrologists and boxers.

Therefore, we have a Wai Kruu ceremony to honour our teachers. The highlights of the day include religious activities, a ceremony to pay respect to teachers an...

January 24, 2019, 8:47 am

At ISC, art classes are for every child beginning with our 2 year olds. Our children are all artists. My emphasis is on the process. It is more important than the product and I encourage them to express themselves creatively. The children explore their creativity, using their imaginations and different media to paint, sculpt, draw, construct, design and print.

 Our youngest children focus on practicing their fine motor skills. Why is fine motor skill development important? According to P...

January 10, 2019, 9:21 am

Neuroscience professionals will agree that children learn more when they are having fun. It is because a region of our brain called the hippocampus, which plays a significant role in whether people can recall what they have learned, is activated. This happens generally when a fun learning environment is present. Fun does not mean everything is extreme, it is simply on the right level. Fun activities give out happy emotions. 

All children love to play. Parents and teachers alike can agree ...

December 14, 2018, 1:03 pm

Working with two-year-olds is a lively experience. Twos are sweet, courageous, and touchy at the same time. They are not terrible, as people sometimes say. They are terrific! They are full of giggles and mischief and everything is new and exciting to them. Throughout each day, they are constantly finding out how things work and what happens next. They are gaining independence and learning about themselves and the world around them. Their egocentrism is transforming into awareness. They are de...