We’ve compiled a list of blog posts that help sum up our teaching and learning philosophy. Written by our teachers, these are part of what it means to be an Avendale teacher or student and we hope that you can see what it means to learn the ‘Avendale Way’.
This is Part 1 of our learning philosophy. Part 2 is here.
Hong Kong has so many different schools, promoting a varied range of different learning styles and theories; preschool choice is certainly intimidating for any prospective or current parent! To help you decide why the Reggio Emilia approach might be right for your child, we’ve compiled a list of 5 reasons why we love it. Read more here.
If you are a parent choosing the best preschool for your young child can be challenging. Understanding the educational philosophy embraced by the preschool might help you make your choice more easily. Two common philosophies you will see embraced by Hong Kong preschools and kindergartens are: the Reggio Emilia approach & Montessori. Read more here.
A common issue for parents in Hong Kong is the lack of space for their children to move around and play. Luckily, wide-open space is not essential to develop gross-motor skills in young children. Read more here.
Research materials, highlighted on several child development related websites, point out the importance of quality time between parents and children. Here are some of the many ways you can support your child’s early learning through your everyday activities. Read more here.
One of the most precious gifts you can give to your child is to read with them each night. Read more here.