Tag: school kids

  • How to Help Your Kids Prepare for a Move to a New Country
    How to Help Your Kids Prepare for a Move to a New Country

    Children need time and special attention to prepare for, adjust and settle into their new environment after a move. Try these tips to make the transition more seamless and less stressful. By Saba Malik For some, moving is a challenge even if it is within the same town or city. An entirely different country with […]

  • Bringing Book Fun to Rural Thailand: Always Reading Caravan
    Bringing Book Fun to Rural Thailand: Always Reading Caravan

    Always Reading Caravan is a unique nonprofit that brings books, fun, and hope to rural communities in Northern Thailand. Written by Ema Naito-Bhakdi / Photos courtesy of Always Reading Caravan   If you’re looking for an unlikely and inspiring combination, how about a mobile library for children and adults both with and without disabilities in […]

  • How to Support Bullied and Bullying Children
    How to Support Bullied and Bullying Children

    Bullied or bullying—it’s a harrowing experience, no matter which side one’s child is on. What can we do to help them through? By Vanessa Robitaille Bullying continues to be a very real problem even today, and as parents we are bound to have to face it at some point. When our children are involved on […]

  • 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, […]