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The first week of school has been a breeze. The kids are so happy to meet their friends and be back to the school environment. They miss the school environment after being away for so long. They missed the routines and their teachers. The various activities, different lessons and changing of class rooms seems so fun for them. The lock down has also created it own problems. This is best described in an article from BBC and here is the link to the interesting article.
The Thai government has recently announced that 4th and 7th of September will be holidays in lieu of the April holidays (Songkran) which were missed. International schools have been instructed by authorities that they may continue operating as normal during that time which is good news for our school as there have been numerous interruptions over the last few months.
This week in Handwriting class we practiced writing a short story. We have been using a few lessons on handwriting this past week. Many students are plagued by illegible writing because people tend to have their own styles and sometimes write in a pretty messy wayand these classes help them fix these issues.
Lower Singapore Math
The learner was able to determine which fraction is greater and smaller. Next we touched a new topic on addition and subtracting fractions of different denominators by substituting a common denominator to perform theoperation. It was interesting how they handled the whole sequence in the process.
Upper Singapore Math
The learners were able to identify the ratio of a given data, they were able to easily solve it by identifying the total equal parts and considering its correct value. The learners found it easy to solveproportions but needed to practice more as they find it difficult when the given value does not have the same units (cm, m, ml, l). Interestingly solving for the area appeared to be very easy for them but they need to work on solving for the shaded part inside the same figure.
Parts of the respiratory system and their corresponding functions were discussed. How to take care of the respiratory system was also covered. The process of Sublimation, Respiration, Evaporation, Precipitation and Condensation were introduced. The learners now understood more.
Parts of the respiratory system and their corresponding functions were discussed. How to take care of the respiratory system was also covered. The learners were also acquainted with the common illnesses of the respiratory system. Since the learners were acquainted with food chain, food web was introduced to expand their knowledge about the flow of energy in an ecosystem. The learners were able the identify the levels of consumers, types of consumers, and the role of each organism in a particular habitat.
This week in Chinese class , we learned about parts of the body by taking pictures of body parts and sounding out in Chinese words. And we also practice conversations about asking and answering what it is.
This week in ICT class, we learned about using the Kahoot program. And creating questions from the program and learn to write basic coding.Essentially, Kahoots is a free online, game-based platform for teachers and students. It was created to make learning both easy and fun – a program that anyone can easily access through any internet-connected device. The Game Master – the teacher – can sign up and create a game for the players to participate in. This should be fun and an exciting time.
Lerch International School Krabi
Its good to update parents on theprogress of the construction. The main structure of the school is completed. Finally, now all that is left is for the finishing touches to be set in.