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  • Teacher Talks: The Benefits of a True Co-teaching Model

    In this edition of Teacher Talks, April Peng, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Primary Chinese Curriculum Coordinator, gives an in-depth introduction and explanation of the benefits of YCIS Beijing’s unique and fully rounded bilingual co-teaching model.

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  • Summer Reading: 3 Ways to Nurture a Lifelong Reader

    For most of us, summer undoubtedly conjures a myriad of classic images. Barbecues, family, picnics, water fun; summer is filled with all kinds of fun activities. For primary school kids, it’s also a great opportunity for some extra reading time!

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  • 3 Unique Benefits International Schools Offer Secondary School Students

    The number of international schools available to expats in Asia has exploded over the last decade; according to a recent Independent Schools Council (ISC) report, the number of registered international schools in 2015 in China alone increased to 597 from just 22 thirteen years ago. This meteoric rise in choices for relocating families makes advance research and attention to detail during the selection process even more vital.

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  • YCIS Beijing’s Hand-Picked Summer Reading List for Primary School Students

    School’s out for the summer! Pull your kids off their computers, iPads, and Nintendo Switches for some summer reading with this selection of excellent stories and short novels.

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  • From Classrooms to Communities: Five Foundational Learning Spaces of 21st Century Learning Communities

    Creativity. Critical thinking. Collaboration. Flexibility. When thinking about what a 21st century education model seeks to teach children, these are just a few of the adjectives that should come to mind. While the proper curriculum and teaching methodology are both important, without the proper space, delivering this content to students effectively can be very challenging.

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  • Adapting to Adolescence: How Lower Secondary Parents Can Support Their Children

    The Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s ECE and Primary sections capped off the school year with a lively and fun-filled week of activities to promote community spirit and reflect on all they’ve accomplished in the past school year.

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  • Celebrating Community at YCIS Beijing’s Spirit Week

    The Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s ECE and Primary sections capped off the school year with a lively and fun-filled week of activities to promote community spirit and reflect on all they’ve accomplished in the past school year.

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  • End of Year Concerts Dazzle YCIS Beijing Audiences

    This week, the YCIS Beijing community was serenaded with a trio of wonderful music concerts, ranging from our smallest Primary School students in Year 1 to our accomplished Year 12 students finishing their first year of IBDP. Featuring an eclectic mix of instruments and performances, from traditional orchestras and jazz bands, to the student-led CHROMA rock band, to dance medleys, to Chinese drumming, this year’s concerts were a fitting end-of-year celebration of our students’ dedication to music and the performing arts.

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  • Gallivanting on the Great Wall: Upper Primary’s Outdoor Adventure

    Last week, Year 5 and 6 students at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing went on one of their most immersive, exciting, and challenging field trips yet: athree-day,two-night excursion in the Chinese countryside and on the Great Wall. For many students, this was a field trip full of first-time experiences as well as physical and mental challenges, but thanks to the support of their classmates and teachers, everyone had a wonderful time!

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