Holiday Resources

 

Holiday Resources

With the holidays fast approaching, we know that many families have fun adventures awaiting. This is a wonderful time of year to spend with family and friends and rejuvenate. We encourage our soon-to-be G4s to get outside as much as possible and be creative and imaginative. Monitoring screen time during the holidays is important and we encourage our students to be balanced with the amount of time spent on digital devices. The following are just a few ideas to keep the brain active over the break.

http://www.ixl.com

This is a website that all of our students are familiar with. We can’t stress enough how important it is to continue doing math throughout the summer. Try doing new things in the G3 IXL page.

https://www.kidsa-z.com/

This is the RAZ kids login. The teacher login is KISG2G for girls and KISG2B for boys.

http://www.nightzookeeper.com/

Although a creative writing journal can often be enough to practice writing skills over the holiday, Night Zookeeper is a nice platform to engage writers in new creative ways and allow them to read the work of their peers.

http://hellocreativefamily.com/27-kids-crafts-to-keep-children-busy-through-summer-break/

Crafting is not only fun for your children, but a time when they can be creative and problem solve. The above link has interesting ideas for different crafts to make and the bonus is that they require minimal supplies. Happy crafting!

http://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/Free+experiments.html

There is no denying that science is AWESOME and any extra opportunity that children have to explore how the world works around them is time well spent. The above link has 100 free experiments with easy to follow procedures on a wide range of scientific topics.

And most importantly, and we cannot stress this enough, allow your child the time to READ. Encourage reading as a habit of mind in the home by discussing books your children are reading and sharing the books that you enjoy.

We wish everyone a safe and relaxing summer holiday!

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G2 End of Year Photos

We had a great celebration with our own little awards show to celebrate the wonderful year that we’ve had in G2.

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Wednesday – June 12- Free Dress Day!

Since we will need to wear our school uniforms on Thursday and Friday this year, Wednesday, June 12, will be Free Dress Day!

Students can wherever they want to show us who they really are or how they feel the most comfortable!

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

As we draw closer to the final week, we have so much to look back on and celebrate. This week and into next, the student are taking time to reflect on their own personal learning journey’s and think about what they have accomplished this year. Checking in with our unit One ‘Who We Are’ has allowed us to explore how we have worked towards:

  • Striving for Understanding
  • Developing Passion in ourselves and others
  • Creating a caring and inclusive community
  • Taking Ethical Action

Upcoming Events –

  • Monday, June 10 – 10am-11:20 am – G2 Swim Party
  • Monday, June 10 – 1pm – 2:30pm – G2 Class Party
  • Thursday, June 13 – 10am – 11:30am – Dress Rehearsal for End of Year Show
  • Friday, June 14 – 10am-11:30am  – “Sharing Learning” Show
  • Friday, June 14 – 11:30am – End of School Year

 

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Numicon Workshop

Please read the following flyer about our upcoming Numicon workshop.

 

Numicon

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End of Year Show

In regards of the End of Year Show, here is the information we have currently.

The show will take place on Friday, June 14th, at 9:30am.

Class A, B, and C will perform together during the show.

There will be a dress rehearsal on Thursday, June 13th, at 10:00am. This show is only available to families who will be out of town on the 14th. 

Please read the attached letter from Ms. June for more information.

 

 

Letter to EY1-G2 parents_22052019

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Last week, we spent quite a bit of time sorting out what we needed to know for first major event in our Event Planning unit, the Student-Led Conferences. They all seemed to go really well yesterday, and the students are eager to move on to our next to events that need to be planned – the G2 sleepover and our end of year performance.

Here are some photos from the student-led conferences.

 

Here are some photos from the swim gala from a couple of weeks ago.

 

Learning Engagements

This week’s learning engagements include:

UOI – Finding Out – Event Planning

Language Arts – Story-writing elements; Text to self connections

Math –  Addition strategies; Telling time
The following is a schedule that was sent out to all of the parents about our remaining important dates for the rest of the year. Please look at if carefully and let us know if you have any questions.

 
Edit – The G2 class party is actually from 1:30 – 2:30pm on Monday, June 10.

 

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World Oceans Day Bangkok 2019

There will be a  public awareness family event celebrating World Oceans Day.  This ties in with one of the units that we did this year, as well as one of the UOIs that our students will do in G3.

For more information, click here – https://www.thaichacha.com/social/event/world-oceans-day-bangkok-2019

 

Educational Presentation Topics by Eco Beasts:

Marine Plastics and How They are Destroying our Oceans
The Ocean: Our Climate Regulator
Protecting Marine Biodiversity

Workshops/Demos/Documentary Viewings:

Recycling Machine Demo by Precious Plastic
Workshop on Animal Agriculture & Destruction of our Oceans
Workshop by Shark Guardian
Documentary Screening on Marine Pollution
Community Action Open Discussion Forums

Entertainment:

Musical performances
Dancers
Children’s Activities

Food & Beverage Vendors!
Raffle Prizes!

Participation Fee: min 100 Baht suggested donation per person

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Student-Led Conferences – Monday, May 20

Our student-led conferences are next Monday, May 20. There is a sign-up sheet outside of the G2 classroom for parents to choose a time slot to come and visit our classroom.

Please read the following memo carefully, as it goes into much more detail about what will happen next Monday.

Please remember that it is not a normal school day, and your child must come to school and leave with you.

PS_SLC May 20th 2019

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No Swimming – May 13

Swimming class is cancelled on Monday, May 13 due to the Early Years Swim Gala.

Mr. Vern will teach PE class instead, so please send the PE uniform with your child to school next Monday.

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