A great teacher never try to be the best teacher, they simply try to bring out the best in their students. Happy Teacher's Day!
This activity opens up the children to another part of the world; a school that is different from theirs in Japan. It enhances children's sense of appreciation; opens to them different cultural, language and value. Endeavors to provide them the opportunity to listen the views of theirs and show respect for them.
We live in a world of distractions. More and more these days, kids seen unable to focus on anything for any decent length of time. Yoga can help with that. It teaches kids to be present, and to concentrate and focus on their breathing. They learn how the breath can help them throughout the day, in any situation. They learn to focus on the pose by learning correct body alignment, and in so doing, learn to focus on their bodies and how they function- guiding each limb or part of the body through the nuances of the pose. That's why Ms. Grace Hobbs, Liam's mother do a 30-minutes yoga session with the kids on the 7th of June 2019.
Eira’s mum came on 18 March 2019 to share about Saint Patrick’s Day, which is on 17 March, with the children as part of a parental involvement activity. The children had fun in trying out the costume.
Dion's grandmother and mother came to share a song and a phonic lesson with the children as part of a parental involvement activity. Parental involvement is important as much research exists about the importance of parent involvement in education. The research overwhelmingly indicates that parent involvement not only positively affects student achievement, it contributes to higher quality education and better performance of schools overall.