Questioning the World in the ELC
Questions are a window into our world. If the role of school is to help prepare our children to understand, shape and grow the world of tomorrow, then questions are the only way to do this. For, it is only when young minds start to puzzle, wonder, imagine and explore that children can begin to identify with the world around them and come to see themselves as an agent for change in that world. Explore with us some of the questions our NIS learners are wondering about, right now…..
The kindergarten children have been discussing:Why do they come to school? How do they stay safe at school? How can they...
A group of the ELC Preschool children took an interest in the outdoor structure in the ELC garden. They began to make changes to "make it beautiful" and started working together to...
While preschool students were playing at the rice table, one student asked and the other students answered.
“If you eat this rice you will die!”
“You can’t eat this rice, it will give you a stomach ache”
“It’s not real rice”
The teachers asked the same question to the whole preschool class and found that lots of students believed...
While they were exploring dots, one of the students got particularly inspired by Yayoi Kusama and two of her artworks, “Balloon Sculptures” and “Obliteration Room”. The student shared his interest and knowledge with his friends and invited them to create their own balloon art. This led to . . .