Tag: child development

  • Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew
    Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew

    Get a group of teachers together and you’ll hear them talk passionately and explicitly about their work, the children they teach and even, you – the parents! Teacher and mother, Louisa Perkins, invites you to be a ‘fly on the staff room wall’ as teachers discuss 20 things they wish parents knew. By Louisa Perkins […]

  • Homeschooling: Curriculums, Benefits, and Problems
    Homeschooling: Curriculums, Benefits, and Problems

    Homeschooling can be a controversial topic and is not for everyone. Two Bangkok moms provide us with an insight into what homeschooling is and the benefits of engaging in such a method of education.  By Dina Kassymbekova    As an alternative to sending children to school, some parents choose homeschooling — educating their kids at […]

  • American Curriculum: What Does This Mean?
    American Curriculum: What Does This Mean?

    With so many teaching methods out there, it’s hard to make sense of what each method offers. Dina has done the research for you in a series of articles; here, she explores the American curriculum and what that really means to parents and students. By Dina Kassymbekova   On the lists of international schools in Bangkok, […]

  • Potty Training 101
    Potty Training 101

    Potty training your child doesn’t need to be as awful as it’s made out to be. Dr. Saovanee Pichairakporn, Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Specialist, sheds light on how to prepare yourself for this integral chapter of your child’s development. By Yasmin-Tamana Tanwani   Parenting experiences are often polarized; what may be memorable to some parents can often […]

  • IB or Not IB?: An Education Question
    IB or Not IB?: An Education Question

    Designed to meet the needs of globally-mobile families, the International Baccalaureate programme lets children learn through discovery, say our Bangkok-based teachers  By Dina Kassymbekova   Inquiry. Knowledge. Thinking. Communicating. Principled. Open-minded. Caring. Risk-taking. Balanced. Reflective. These attributes express the values of International Baccalaureate (IB)  education and demonstrate the ideal outcomes from students’ learning. IB is an […]

  • Touch Therapy for Your Baby
    Touch Therapy for Your Baby

    Getting the benefit of infant massage is a two-way street. Learn how both you and your baby can enjoy this age-old therapy. By Erica Shane “Bonding is a unique relationship between two people. It is specific and endures through time.” —M. Klaus Infant massage has been around since the beginning of time. Vimala Schneider McClure brought […]