Remaining Active while eLearning
Keeping healthy has always been an important goal for everyone and it is so even more now that we are faced with the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition to maintaining higher levels of hygiene and a healthy diet, exercising is another essential component for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This week, we talked to Shannon Speight, Athletics Coordinator & Primary PE Teacher, to focus on how to help everyone remain active during this extended period of indoor time.
How to Help your Child Manage Stress and Anxiety
With transition to a new learning platform, new routines, and a heightened sense of the world around us, it is only natural that we may begin to experience feelings of stress or anxiety. As parents, you can influence your child’s courage and enable them to work through any anxieties they may have. Here are a few tips to help you along the way.
How to Write a Stellar College Essay
Since the beginning of the school year, Jonathan Mellen, Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s University Guidance Officer has been offering workshops to parents in an effort to equip them with adequate resources for their children when applying for universities.
eLearning series: Parents’ Reflections
The YCIS Beijing E-learning has entered its third week. During this very different process in this very unusual time, we have seen our community work collaboratively to ensure learning continues.
Supporting Secondary Students during eLearning
For senior students and teachers in Secondary school, the lockdown period has amplified the use of technology in all areas of learning and teaching; be it in more technical subjects or the arts. Platforms such as Teams, Managebac and Flipgrid have permitted for creative, engaging and innovative learning to continue, notwithstanding location.
eLearning Series: Fostering Independence
One of the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Principles and Practices aptly highlights that its purpose and core responsibility as an educational institution is character formation, intended to help students develop into compassionate and responsible individuals.
Placing People First: Our Stories in the Midst of a Crisis
It is 6 in the morning while the sky is still dark. Mr Gu Heping steps out of his apartment in Shanghai's Qingpu and rushes his way to YCIS Shanghai's Hongqiao campus. 7am is the critical time for the morning security team to take over from the night shift, and Mr Gu must be there to supervise.
A Message from the Student Support Team
Greetings from the YCIS Beijing Student Support Team; we trust that this message finds you managing well and keeping safe! As a team, we recognize that our community is doing exceptionally well under the circumstances, showing noteworthy flexibility and resilience. However, sometimes we know that it can also be helpful to access additional support and we would like our families to know that we are here if you need us. Attached, please find our emails and please feel free to reach out to us to schedule face-to-face consultations. We can meet with you via the online conferencing platform, Zoom.We are also writing to share some resources with you that may be of help at this time:
Learning through Play – The eLearning way
We at YCIS Beijing are currently faced with a difficult situation that is impacting us in different ways.