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Camp Life

Packing lists, rainy weather, sleeping in dorms or tents, homesickness, no homework, sand, mosquitoes! Why would we ever put our kids through this drudgery each year? What’s the benefit? What are our children really...

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Robotics Challenge in Grade 4

A fantastic post by Learning Support teacher, Laura Liguori, about Robotics in Grade 4! During the eight weeks before Christmas break, Grade 4 Students are taking on the Robotics Challenge. What is the Robotics...

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Prep Visits OneDoor

Prep students visited OneDoor last week to see how a computer system is taken apart. Mr. Ben showed the students how to open a laptop and then engaged the students to identify the parts and...

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Why Making Matters

As part of the Learning Technology Council meeting on 26th October, a number of teachers and students from across Upper and Lower school collaborated in a powerful presentation entitled “Why Making Matters”. “Making” is...

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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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