Category Archives: PRIMARY

Fire Fighters Help Us!

Our kindergarteners have been learning about places in our community. To support our learning, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 our kindergarten students and teachers departed campus at 8:45 for the Tianjin Fire Station. We were welcomed by the fire chief … Continue reading

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“Students of the Month” in Primary School – Respect

At yesterday’s K-5 assembly, Miss Williamson was pleased to recognize several students with award certificates. These students were nominated by their teachers and peers as the “Students of the Month” for demonstrating respectful behavior. This month’s students include: KD—Kenneth Zhang … Continue reading

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A Fun-Filled Day at the Museum!

On Wednesday, Grade 2 enjoyed visiting the Tianjin Natural History Museum. It was a wonderful experience! The students loved seeing dinosaur fossils, learning about the universe, exploring many kinds of animal exhibits, and even feeding live fish! This field trip … Continue reading

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Kindergartners at Work

The kindergartners have adjusted well to their new classroom. One of their favorite parts of the day is working at their Literacy Station. The stations offer a variety of meaningful learning experiences where students work independently or collaboratively with a … Continue reading

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Exploring STEM in Grades 2 and 3

The students in the Grade 2 and Grade 3 STEM/Makerspace Clubs spend one afternoon each week building, experimenting, and practicing their teamwork skills while having a lot of fun! So far this term, they have enjoyed working together to build … Continue reading

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Chlorophyll Art

The Grade 2 students have been learning about the different parts of plants and how plants change and grow. They learned that plants use chlorophyll to capture light energy to make food. Then they created some artwork using the chlorophyll … Continue reading

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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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