Category Archives: PRIMARY

The Science of Simple Machines

This term in Grade 1 science class, we learned about force, motion, and simple machines. The students enjoyed creating their own simple machines and sharing them with the class. They showed some great creativity and knowledge!

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A Blast from the Past!

In Grade 1, we have been learning about how people lived in the past, and particularly their schools, tools and transportation. After studying about some of the schools that children attended 150-200 years ago, the students were excited to create … Continue reading

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TIS Ms. Anna’s Spelling Bee

A Spelling Bee is a competition in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words with a varying degree of difficulty.  Spelling Bees provide a valuable educational experience for students and allow them to engage in healthy … Continue reading

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Tanggu Forest Park

It was a fun day in the park!  Last week Kindergarteners celebrated the end of the year with a field trip to Forest Park in Tanggu.  It was an exciting day of bug hunting, picnicking, and playing!  We shared a … Continue reading

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Welcome to Grade 3 Grammar Centre.

Here is our question for you. What are homophones? Homophones are words that sound the same, but have different meanings and spelling. Grade 3 made the Homophone Clip Cards to show our understanding of homophones. Here below is how to … Continue reading

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Grade 4 Field Trip to Cao Chang Jie Primary School

On April 16th, Grade 4 students went on a language and cultural exchange field trip to Cao Chang Jie Primary School in Tanggu, accompanied by Chinese teachers and the music teacher. During the visit, student representatives from the host school … Continue reading

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ISCOT G3-5 Science Fair

On Thursday, six representatives from TIS Primary attended the annual ISCOT Science Fair at IST. The theme this year was Robotics. Jack, Lisa, William, Kaylee, Terrence and Frank paired up with a buddy from Wellington College and had an amazing … Continue reading

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International children’s author Julia Cook comes to TIS

On March 21st this year, TIS hosted one of the most prolific authors around; Julia Cook. Julia Cook, who is a former school counselor and teacher shared experiences and stories with students, parents and staff. She is an inspiration to … Continue reading

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Students participate in Term 3 AR Celebration; Camp Read A lot

At the end of each term, students who have met their AR goal are treated to a celebration. Each term boasts a creative festivity to match the student’s hard work and diligence. Keeping the students engaged and passionate about reading … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss STEM Fun!

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, the Grade 1 students enjoyed participating in various STEM activities this week. (STEM stands for “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.”) First, we used red and white plastic cups and pieces of paper to build … Continue reading

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