Blogs - CPD
20 May 2016
There are so many changes in the world now and children are exposed to many things that we were not exposed to decades ago. Children are playing games that show violence, children are sent to multiplexes after school classes and some of the children are watching movies that are not appropriate for them...
13 May 2016
The Orff Method for Primary Music Class
What is the Orff Method?
The Orff Method is an approach to music education developed by Carl Orff, a German composer, conductor and educator whose most famous composition is the oratorio "Carmina Burana." The Orff method focuses on the journey of discovery,
06 May 2016
Language is divided into four key skills; listening, speaking, reading and writing. Whereas reading and listening are considered passive skills, speaking and writing are active skills that usually inspire trepidation in young learners. As we are fortunate enough to have small classes in French here at Straits..
29 April 2016
Teaching Year 10 science sometimes can be difficult, especially when dealing with answering IGCSE questions. Sometimes students score less than expected not because they are not knowledgeable, but because they do not know how to answer according to the question and marks given...
22 April 2016
The importance of a good communication
In any organisation, communication is very important. According to many writers, communication is “the day-to-day lifeblood” (Fitzpatrick et al., 2014, p. 6). If we want to have a happy working environment where we can be productive and motivated to perform everyday tasks, we should make sure that we know how to maintain good and healthy communication links...