Happy birthday Singapore – on teaching inside of a bubble

Singapore is celebrating its 50 years since its independence. I feel very fortunate to call this place home for the opportunities the country has afforded me over the last 18 months. But I've had a nagging feeling these last few months. How much the school day would change for the students for the children I... Continue Reading →

Chinese New Year in Singapore – Yusheng or prosperity toss

One of the joys of being part of the international school community is taking part in new traditions. Alongside the lion and dragon dances, there is Yusheng or prosperity toss. You can buy ready made packs of ingredients at the local supermarket. The most important ingredient is the raw fish which symoolizes prosperity for the... Continue Reading →

Bringing the classroom out into the world…

A few days ago I ventured out into Singapore with my class to capture different cultures as part of the My Story. Your Story. Our Story.¬†photography project and our current Unit of Inquiry. The photos from this post are all student photos from the day. The trip involved a trip to Singapore's cultural neighbourhoods of¬†Little... Continue Reading →

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