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International Day at ISM; 79 nationalities represented!

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How much sleep is enough sleep for children?

Sleep is immensely important to children's performance in school.  At ISM school starts early and the day can be a long one. Most of our students wake between 5 and 6am... so what time should be be going to sleep?  the article below from webmd offers these guidelines. 3-6 Years Old: 10 - 12 hours per day Children at this age typically Read full article »

What are the benefits of Educational Psychological testing?

In certain circumstances parents will be asked to arrange for a full Educational Psychological Assessment for their child.  The fundamental reason for this is to give the LS teachers a greater understanding of the root causes of a difficulty that a student is having in order to plan the best possible supports in the classroom. There are other reasons that Ed Read full article »

Keep going over summer!

After a long school year children do need to take a break and hang out with family and friends and make the most the long days of freedom ahead. BUT it is very important to maintain reading and other skills over the summer.  This can be done in a fun way and does not have to involve tutors or laboriously slaving Read full article »

Educational Assistants – a good or a bad thing?

Educational Assistants are professionals who are hired to provide an extra tier of support to children within the academic setting and/or the social environment.  Due to the nature of our host country, the Philippines, we are very privileged to be able to hire extremely well-educated, experienced professionals who are fluent in English and knowledgeable about current educational practices and we are Read full article »

Tumble Books

Tumble Books is a huge online resource of books which can be read or listened to online. Many of the books have quizzes and questions afterword to help explore children's comprehension of the book. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Brain Pop

Brain POP is the home of fun learning! This site offers student the chance to explore many aspects of the world around us in a lively and exciting way. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Dance Mat Typing

BBC School's Dance Mat Typing is THE place to go for the least boring way to learn to touch type! This site takes student's through basic typing skills via a host of fun songs and crazy characters. No passwork required!