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What is Core Visible Thinking?

Posted by Erin Smith on 06/12/19 00:15

Core Visible Thinking is an educational approach that has been thoroughly researched and has proven to be incredibly effective when applied in a classroom setting. This approach is essentially a collection of practices and routines that can be adapted to the individual classroom depending on the subject matter being taught and the content being discussed at the time. The goal of Core Visible Thinking is not only to improve the culture of thinking in the classroom and enhance critical thinking skills but also to help students develop a deeper understanding of the content being discussed.

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Topics: International School, IB PYP

One World International School Expands in Singapore

Posted by Michelle Dickinson on 12/11/19 12:01

SINGAPORE, November 6, 2019 - One World International School (OWIS), one of the fastest-growing international schools in Singapore, today announced the expansion of its operations in Asia, with the opening of its second campus in Singapore and its first campus in Tokyo, Japan.

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Topics: International School

Why Music Is Important In Our Schools

Posted by Claire Andersen on 05/11/19 06:11

Bang the Drum and Get it On – why music in our schools is so very important!

Can you imagine a life without music? It would be like a home without love. As soon as we are born we respond to the sounds around us and the first thing we hear is our mother’s voice. And that’s the same voice which sings us to sleep and hums those long-forgotten melodies which are set in our hearts.

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Topics: Subjects

PRESS RELEASE - One world International School Launches International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Posted by Jasween Gill on 22/08/19 17:03

Programme to be offered to OWIS students from August 2019.

SINGAPORE, August 20, 2019 - One World International School (OWIS), one of the fastest growing international schools in Singapore, today announced the rollout of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) from this August 2019. With the authorisation by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO), OWIS will be offering the IB DP to 24 students in Grade 11 for the 2019 - 2020 academic year.

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Topics: International School, Curriculum, High School

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body and Healthy Relationships

Posted by Prachi Malhotra on 27/05/19 18:37

Having a healthy mind contributes to a healthy body, and vice versa. Not feeling accepted and valued can have a detrimental impact on children's overall well-being. Nurturing their physical, emotional and social development enhances their ability to cultivate healthy relationships. Fostering an atmosphere of acceptance in the classroom can transform the school environment.

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Topics: theOWISdifference, International School

Managing Stress and Creating a Nurturing School Environment

Posted by Prachi Malhotra on 20/05/19 13:17

Today's students seem to be experiencing higher levels of stress and peer pressure than ever before. Factors that contribute to the problem may begin surfacing as early as the primary school years. Bullying and other negative influences can lead to low self-esteem, failing grades and risky behaviours. Since children spend most of their time in school, schools are an ideal place to teach them how to manage stress.

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Topics: theOWISdifference

3 Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Parent-Teacher Consultation

Posted by Luna Deller on 20/03/19 10:15

At One World International School, we encourage parents and teachers to connect with each other regularly through open dialogue and informal communications. However, both parents and teachers can benefit from a structured consultation appointment. While the instructors at OWIS are always available via e-mail, it's important that parents have an opportunity to talk face-to-face with their child's teacher and learn more about their progress in the classroom.

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Topics: International School, Parents

The Importance of Communication Between Our Teachers and the Parents

Posted by Adam Meyerhoff on 13/03/19 10:15

Consistently improving communication between parents and educators at One World International School is more than just a goal. It's a practice that we live out on a daily basis. Our administrators and instructors recognise the important role that open communication plays in helping a child meet or exceed their own goals.

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Topics: International School

Undeniable Benefits of the IB Diploma Programme

Posted by Saumya Pandey on 11/02/19 10:30

Offered in thousands of schools around the globe, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme has earned a reputation for excellence from educators, parents and students. However, new research proves that the reputation goes beyond perception — the facts prove that this programme provides students with a rigorous curriculum which encourages the development of life skills which extend beyond life in the classroom.

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Topics: High School

Creativity, Activity and Service

Posted by Gary Holland on 28/01/19 10:15

Students need a way to bridge the classroom and the community.

Otherwise, they spend time studying theories they cannot apply and then engage in real-world practices that do not correlate with the fundamentals taught at school.

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Topics: High School

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