A Question of Me

A morning with Andrew Lam: accomplished author, regular commentator on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and co-founder of New America Media “WHO AM I?” Is a question celebrated author and journalist Andrew Lam is, arguably, obsessed with. From his earliest published work Perfume Dreams through to his latest novel, Birds of Paradise Lost, the question of identity is pervasive. In the wider sense Lam is interested

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Opening of WeCare International Preschool

Happy news for parents in district 2 HCMC! Starting 30th of March, there is one more place for parents to consider sending their kids to. WeCare International Preschool offers classes for kids from 18 months old to 6 years old with full time programs from 8am – 3pm, Monday to Friday. WeCare is open to new

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Life is a Sport

Why and how to raise “sporty” children “Kids today.” It’s such a timeless and all-encompassing phrase, used over the span of generations to denote the way that things and people change over time, and the ways in which those changes are reflected in our youngsters. One commonly held perception of children in the new millennium is that they’re too distracted by technology to bother to play

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Learning through Drama and Performing Arts

How Drama classes lead to happier and more socially engaged students, and The American School’s long tradition in quality art performances Drama and Performing Arts have always been a breath of fresh air to many of The American School’s students. If you google “the benefits of drama and performing arts,” you will see what the dramatic arts can help students achieve in the

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Renaissance International School Saigon – the best medium sized international school in Vietnam

Renaissance International School Saigon, with its mission to inspire excellence in international education so that our students achieve lifelong success, happiness and respect for all, is set to be the best family focused, medium sized international school in Vietnam. Established in 2007, Renaissance provides a high-quality, accredited international education from Early Years through Years 12

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Language Diversity In Vietnam

“People believed that in order to get ahead in life, you had to speak the majority language.” – Simon Ager Languages are the roots of our culture, we should embrace its beauty, its diversity, and its uniqueness; but sadly this is no longer the case. Globalization has caused major changes to the world’s cultural diversity.

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An Open House For Education

EtonHouse International Pre- School at An Phu is now in its fourth year of operation. Oi sat down with their new principal, Leean Woodland, to learn more about what sets EtonHouse apart As the new principal at EtonHouse An Phu, what is your main focus? The three most important things to me are children’s health

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Positive Outlook

Preparing for the first day of school Whether your child is entering international kindergarten or a local school, they are moving into a transformative and important time in their educational lives. A child’s first day of school can be emotional in more ways than one. The child might be crying, the parent may be emotional,

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Cultivate Curiosity

Curiosity comes in different forms, and we can encourage it in the classroom to help our students thrive What makes your students curious? When do you see their faces light up with interest at school? At home, my teen stepson is all about cars, all the time. My daughter is currently obsessed with astrology, while

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Beyond Academic Excellence, We Develop Character

The great news for the international school sector is that the demand for qualified international education is becoming increasingly accessible to families in Asia. Many institutions are being celebrated for their Western-style teaching, student diversity and vibrant learning environments. To tackle the question of why international schools are so popular recently— especially in Ho Chi

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