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Our Great Escape – 9/F Playground

Amidst growing concerns regarding the pressure-cooker education system in Hong Kong, Canadian International School of Hong Kong is recognizing the benefits of offering play-based learning to its younger years students in order to stimulate...

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Body Science at Home

This October we completed the final phase of a 3-year Faculty in Residence with Dr. Claire Vanston, who joined us from BC.  Many parents have met her at evening parent presentations, and Claire has...

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Taking It Up a Notch with AiR

Artists in Residence (AiR) bring students together with local and international artists who share their expertise and passion. As real-life professional artists, their connection to art and creative expression is deeply authentic, and they...

21st century skills

What are the “basics”?

Have the basics disappeared? On occasion I hear parents lament the absence of the basics from school. Have they disappeared? Absolutely not! Do they look differently from 20-30 years ago? I sure hope so!...

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Student Agency

One of the five essential elements in the Primary Years Programme (PYP) is Action. Taken independently as a result of an inquiry, action will extend a student’s learning and have a wider social impact....

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Connecting Kids with Nature

April 18-24th is Green Week at our school, so this week’s blog post focuses on environmental education and action at our school. As an IB World School, one of our goals at CDNIS is...

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