Category - Learning

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Environment and Spaces
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Supporting Mother Tongue
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New Kids on the Block
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Primary Years Assembly 2015
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Importance of Reading at Home

Environment and Spaces

The aim of the PYP is to nurture lifelong learners who seek to find information about the world around them. It is through the learner profile that we focus on developing young inquirers, and through careful preparation of learning environments and spaces that we facilitate for this inquiry to happen.

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Supporting Mother Tongue

The IBO recommends that from at least the age of 7, all students in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) have the opportunity to learn more than one language. At Magic Years International School, we nurture the development of complex language from the early years. We recognize the importance of bilingualism and strengthening our students’ home languages while at the same time learning the school’s medium of instruction in English.

Research shows that children who have a strong foundation in their home language are more successful at school than monolinguals and enjoy a greater feeling of self-worth and identity.UNESCO

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New Kids on the Block

On Saturday October 10, 2015 our mommy goat Belle gave birth to two cute brown baby goats. A baby goat is also known as “kid”, and other other MYIS kids have already fallen in love with them.

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Primary Years Assembly 2015

Congratulations to our Primary Years students on being risk-takers and completing their first assembly of the year. Their performance was informative and creative. The students discussed their Unit of Inquiry and related it to their exploration of Multiple Intelligence and Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats.

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Importance of Reading at Home

During a recent Parent Working Group meeting, our Director of Teaching and Learning spoke about the importance of reading aloud to our children, both at home and school. Reading can begin at the age of infancy through looking at pictures, listening to an adult’s voice, and pointing to objects on pages.

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