October 9, 2018, 8:36 am

How do teachers make learning fun and engaging for our students, whilst ensuring content and objectives? This question is definitely one of my main considerations when I am planning. The International School of Chonburi, I have come to learn, is a wonderful example of a school where active and reflective learning takes place. The children openly enjoy what they are doing. They ask open ended questions and extend their own learning.

Children can have short attention spans and different learnin...

October 9, 2018, 8:35 am

In my experience Maths is a subject that people either love or hate. Personally, I love Maths. I love manipulating numbers, finding answers and having that feeling that I ‘know’ something.

A lot of children are bored by Maths. This is something that really frustrates me! Maths is a subject that can create curiosity, the key is just asking the right questions. If a teacher’s Maths lessons consist solely of using a textbook and working in books, it is no wonder that students a...

October 9, 2018, 8:34 am

One of the things that really impresses me about ISC is how conscientious the children are in general. It is especially evident now with new students joining us at the beginning of the academic year. It’s been great seeing children making an effort to help others settle in, whether this be by showing them around or inviting them to join in games at playtime. Even more impressive, is that it is the children who initiate this themselves.

I think a large part of this can be attributed to the

June 28, 2018, 1:37 pm

The International School of Chonburi - Pattaya is a Reggio Emilia approach inspired international school. Our teachers firmly believe young children learn through play and personal experience. It is our role, as teachers and educators, to prepare a rich and stimulating environment and give our students time to construct their own learning. We facilitate the learning by planning activities and lessons based on children's interests, asking the questions that lead to understanding, and actively ...

June 1, 2018, 10:30 am

I am an Early Years teacher because, for me, it's the most effective and most enjoyable way to change the world. That's the bottom line. If we want to have an impact on the the world, we need to live and breathe this life. Educating the next generation is the way I'm choosing to do it. Teaching allows me to work on hearts and minds, to guide children toward becoming empowered, literate, engaged, creative and liberated human beings. In the future, these are the people who will be able to join ...