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3 September 2018

Learning to Spell with AIS

Published by Rachel Bennett
The English language is one of the most widely spoken and written languages in the world, but for young children who are learning to spell it can be challenging to navigate the complex minefield of silent letters, rules and anomalies. As adults, we all remember learning to spell at school – memorising word format...

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25 June 2018

IB Defined: What is International Baccalaureate Educational Programme

Published by Darrell Long
The Australian International School (AIS) in Singapore provides students aged 18 months and upwards with a range of choices that offer the best of Australian and international curriculums. One of the school's major offerings is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for Years 11 and 12, an oppo...

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21 June 2018

10 Ways to Ask Your Child How Was School Today

Published by Darrell Long
Any parent of a young child is likely familiar with the monosyllabic grunt in response to the daily question: "How was school today?" You might get an "OK" or even a "Fine", but these replies often leave you none the wiser.Younger children may be more forthcoming to start with, but as the ...

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21 May 2018

Becoming a mathematician - The AIS Approach

Published by Rachel Bennett
Many of us will remember struggling with Maths at school – trying to figure out the meaning of Pythagoras theorem while our heads were spinning with algebra, fractions and long division. Rote learning was a common practice, and we were often expected to memorise long sequences of times tables without really under...

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20 May 2018

What To Expect At Our Open House

Published by Darrell Long
When you are starting to look for an international school in Singapore for your children, you want to gather as much information as you can about a range of options. You can discover a lot from online brochures and the printed prospectus, but there's nothing to compare with visiting a school in person, talking to s...

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