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June 5, 2019, 10:22 am

As an Early Years teacher, I believe that two of the big tasks in pre-school are to help children make friends and become a part of the classroom community Children who feel part of the classroom community are more likely to build healthy relationships and have happy experiences. Furthermore, children who feel a sense of belonging will feel more relaxed, secure, and motivated, leading them to a succesful learning experience.

For this reason, on daily basis, I put all my effort into ...

May 28, 2019, 8:27 am


It can be argued that learning is at its most effective when it is at its most fun! What makes children so amazing is that they are sponges for information and can retain what might seem like the smallest, most insignificant details (for better or for worse) and remember them for the rest of their lives. For us at ISC, this doesn’t happen by sitting on the carpet or watching videos. The best learning happens when our children are up and about.

In Year 2, we focus on developing empathy ...

April 23, 2019, 1:34 pm

Students at ISC are always encouraged to make use of the IT facilities at their disposal. IT skills are an ntegral part of learning and academic progress in modern education. In year 5 and 6, we do a lot of work that is supported by internet research or revolves around using design and word processing software. Recently, we have been studying the solar system and as part of a student-centred learning activity, our class researched the eight planets using online resources in pairs. Students th...

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...