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Back to school (2010 2011)

  1. 1. New International School Of Thailand<br />The Early Years and PYP <br />
  2. 2. In Early Years the children are becoming…<br />Risk Takers Reflective <br />Inquirers Caring<br />Principled Open- Minded<br />Balanced Communicators<br />Knowledgeable Thinkers <br />
  3. 3. Transdiciplinary Skills<br />Social Skills<br />Self-management skills<br />Communication skills<br />Thinking skills<br />Research skills<br />
  4. 4. Social Skills<br />Accepting responsibility<br />Cooperating<br />Resolving Conflict<br />Respecting others<br />Group decision making<br />Adopting a variety of group roles<br />
  5. 5. Self-Management Skills<br />Gross Motor Skills<br />Fine Motor Skills<br />Spatial Awareness<br />Organization<br />Healthy choices<br />Time Management<br />Codes of behaviour<br />Safety<br />Informed choices<br />
  6. 6. Thinking Skills<br />Application<br />Acquisition of knowledge<br />Analysis<br />Comprehension<br />Synthesis<br />Evaluation<br />
  7. 7. Communication Skills<br /> Listening<br /> Speaking<br /> Reading<br /> Writing<br />Non-verbal communication<br />Viewing<br />Presenting<br />
  8. 8. Research Skills<br />Formulating questions<br />Collecting, <br />Recording, Organizing and Interpreting data<br />Observing<br />Planning<br />Presenting<br />
  9. 9. Language Arts – Literacy<br />Oral communication - speaking and listening<br />Written communication – <br /> reading and writing<br />
  10. 10. The importance of ‘Circle Time’ or ‘Morning Meeting’ <br />We use our group times to sing songs, read and respond to books and to develop other speaking and listening skills.<br />Mathematical skills such as - daily data handling, sequencing, patterning all occur here also. <br />Many class social bonds are made at this time.<br />
  11. 11. Mathematics<br />Number<br />Measurement<br />Pattern and Function<br />Shape and Space<br />Data Handling<br />
  12. 12. Programme of Inquiry <br />
  13. 13. Our programme includes….<br />Library<br />Thai Language & Culture<br />Swimming <br />
  14. 14. Perceptual Motor Programme<br />Cooking <br />Music<br />Computers (I.T.)<br />
  15. 15. Outdoor Programme<br />
  16. 16. Miss Cassie Seiter<br />EY Learning<br />Role of Learning Support<br />Collaborative planning <br />Inclusive classroom program<br />Focused Learning Groups based on individual learners needs<br />
  17. 17. EY Counselor Ms. Julia Simens<br /> We support all students, parents and teachers to ensure that at NIST we have happy, healthy and successful students<br />Physical<br />Emotional<br />Cognitive <br />Social<br />We focus on wellness, growth, development and prevention.<br />How to see the counselor:<br />Speak to the class teacher<br />Email –<br />Phone – 02 651 2065 ext 406<br />Drop by my office to make an appointment<br />
  18. 18. Some reminders<br />As of next week the EY day is from 8:30am-1:50pm for all classes. Any parents who wish to pick up their child early on a regular basis should talk directly to their homeroom teacher<br />The Central Area is not available for playing in before and after school. Children may play on the playground with supervision from parents or nannies but please do not use movable equipment such as bikes, blocks and water toys. The bookroom is also available but no food or drink is to be taken in and an adult must be supervising<br />When going to homeroom classes there will be some more information given by your teacher for the whole parent group. If you wish to have an individual conference about your child you need to make an appointment. This evening is not an appropriate time for such conferences<br />Parent coffee morning this Friday at 8:30am all EY parents invited!<br />
  19. 19. Veracross<br />NIST Student Information System<br />
  20. 20. Advantages<br /><ul><li> School has accurate contact information
  21. 21. Families/NIPTA have access to contact information of the community</li></li></ul><li>Something to Remember<br />Learns<br />when…<br />