Language Acquisition

Jun
13

Let’s be expressive – Arts week

Last week QAIS hosted the Art Exhibition and we walked around to see and enjoy the art pieces that covered the walls of the school. Children were impressed with all of them, monster-shaped masks, portraits of EC friends expressing emotions on a canvas, a giant sea world mural, a big mock-up representing the book “We’re […]

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Jun
02

Happy Children’s Day!

We had a great time playing each other’s multiplication math games. We were very creative in making fun and challenging paths. After completing our research for the unit How the World Works, the summative project was to show our understanding and knowledge in any way. We started making posters, pop-up books, 3D models, and many […]

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May
19

Sharing the Planet

After practicing with our multiplication board we began to feel more confident about how to solve multiplication facts with a chart. This helped us to both solve the multiplication facts and identify patterns. We then had a blast creating our own multiplication board games. We are excited to play the games we all came up […]

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May
13

Happy Mother’s Day!

To all the moms, we hope you enjoyed your special Sunday in the company of your beloved children. They happily created a poster for you last week, with milk and a few drops of food coloring. The children first dyed watercolor paper and next stamped a message. Messy, but most definitely fun! The latest materials […]

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May
12

Coming soon…We Must Be Heroes!

Time flies when you are learning and having fun… we are just a couple of weeks away from our Exhibition, a process full of research, learning and agency! We are very excited about how our PYP Exhibition is shaping up…coming soon!!! Adding details and preparing exciting presentations… We continue to sharpen our Math skills! We […]

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May
05

Celebrating life!

We started our week celebrating Ms. Cecilia’s walk around the sun! Touching base with the different committees of our Exhibition project helps us to stay focused and collaborate better for our common final project! During Math we love to share our different methods to solve problems! Thank you Mr. Youri for sharing with us how […]

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Apr
28

Exhibition in progress…

Back to our Exhibition journey…We started our week talking about Earth Day! Learning about how Trees are connected was a great provocation, to discuss how if we pay attention to nature we can learn a lot! Our Exhibition journey is helping us to be more aware of different traits we have as communicators, risk takers, […]

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Apr
28

Happy Earth Day!

We kicked off our week with Earth Day, which is celebrated around the world on April 22nd. It was perfect timing, as we are all excited about our unit focus on Earth’s changes. We were recently discussing how we “don’t fall off earth because we have a moon, which gives us gravity.”  We then worked […]

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Apr
21

Xi’an Field Trip

What a trip! We spend 4 days together in Xian and we loved every minute of it! Reconnecting with the history of our host country China, inquiring, applying the ATL skills plus getting to know each other better and making memories together is PRICELESS! We visited different museums and historic sites… We started at Banpo […]

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Apr
21

How the World Works

We were all very excited to come back after our fun-filled Spring break. We loved sharing and hearing the relaxing, fun, or exciting experiences we all had. We have started our fifth unit of inquiry, How the World Works. In this unit we will focus on Earth’s changes. We unscrambled our central idea: Earth goes […]

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