“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” – 1 Corinthians 13:13(NIV)
This is my 18th year working at Kei Faat Kindergarten. It is a great blessing for me to become the principal and to work together with our team of educators and parents in nurturing their children. Kei Faat is a school built on the foundation of Christ’s mission and is always filled with laughter. At the core of our teaching is love, and we would like to work with all parents in tenderly guiding their children’s joyful learning and growth.
“They must do something useful with their own hands. Then they will have something to give to people in need.” – Ephesians 4:28b(NIRV)
“Learning by doing” is our educational philosophy. The best type of education is through hands-on work. Knowledge is acquired through what we do. Even if we make mistakes, we can gain valuable experiences, and thus truly learned the lesson. And now,I have some advice for you:
There is one thing I would like to invite every one of you to do: starting from the first day of school, do everything by yourself, and try your best.
There are two things I would like to invite you to do:
- Learn to wait. Lovingly and patiently wait for your children to finish their own tasks. Children need time to learn. Even when they are slow, please wait patiently, and encourage them with kind words. This way, the seeds of love and acceptance will be planted in their hearts.
- Learn to listen. When your children wish to speak with you, please put down your work and chores, sit down, and listen to them. This way, the seeds of love and respect will be planted in their lives.
Teacher Alan– Native English Teacher
I am an enthusiastic NET teacher from the USA. I have been teaching English to kindergarten and primary students through activity-based learning for the past 6 years. I also taught classes in fun reading programmes incorporating techniques to improve comprehension, vocabulary and overall interest in reading through the use of games and competitions.
During the teaching process, I always provide positive educational experience for my students. The main focus is to ensure that children balance learning with fun in the classroom and build confidence in their own ability. It’s important to maintain a positive atmosphere in classrooms and use positive reinforcement to encourage students to learn better. It is important to realize that teaching is sometimes full of surprises and new situations, and teachers must be ready to apply new strategies.
Every student has their own way of learning. Teachers should engage with students both academically and personally. During my classes, when possible, I always give my students choices which make them feel more empowered to learn. It is critical to create real world connections in the classroom and keep teaching contents that are relevant to students’ lives and experiences outside of school. If students do not believe that they will use the classroom materials in their future, they see lessons as insignificant and not useful. In order to achieve learning objectives, a teacher must make the material relevant to their students and make English significant to every student.