Category Archives: ECA

Fall and Halloween

PKA welcomed fall with a lot excitement. We went on nature walks to see the changing colors of fall, and to collect leaves, sticks and pinecones. We did sorting (by leaf color) and graphing (by type), predictions (will the pinecones … Continue reading

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ECA Trick-or-Treating

During Halloween, the ECA students went Trick-or-Treating around TIS.  This special event was a very exciting time.  The students had a lot of fun.  The students really enjoyed dressing up and receiving candy!  Thank you, PFA for sponsoring this event.

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Walkathon

The Annual TIS Walkathon is always an exciting event for the children in ECA. Going round and round the field was exhausting but the money that the children raised will go to a number of service needs in our area.  … Continue reading

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Making Mooncakes in ECA

One of the benefits of being part of an international school is children’s exposure to many different cultures through school wide events. One such event is the Mid-Autumn Festival. The ECA children listened to the story of the Mid-Autumn Festival … Continue reading

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Small Group Fun in PK-S

Every day this past year in Pre-K, our students have come together in small groups for a shared activity. Small group time consists of teacher initiated activities, in which students are encouraged to explore ideas and activities in their own … Continue reading

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Nature Walk Around Campus

A few weeks ago Nursery Z went out for a nature walk in the school yard. We found inchworms and snails. We saw some lettuce growing and flowers blooming. The children enjoyed being out in nature and seeing things close-up. … Continue reading

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Learning Through Play in Pre-K A!

We’ve had a fun year of learning in ECA!

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The “Art” of Recycling in Pre-K R

During the month of April, Pre-K R put extra emphasis on learning about life in the oceans and on land and our role in taking care of the earth. We collected many more recycled materials than we usually do! First … Continue reading

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Building with Recycled Materials

Exploring or creating with recycled or “found” materials is a big part of everyday life in Pre-K L, much to the benefit of both the children and the environment. Recycled or “found” materials are abundant, sustainable and affordable resources for … Continue reading

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Pre-K L Snow Day!

There was excitement all around when we woke up on Monday morning to snow. We got a WeChat message from our teachers telling us to bring buckets of snow into our classroom! Whatever were our teachers planning? First, we made … Continue reading

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