American Education at International school Saigon Pearl (ISSP) refers to the learning method that focuses on developing skills, building character, enhancing practical experience, and personalizing each student’s aptitude.
The elementary education program of International School Saigon Pearl located in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City is designed according to American standards (American Common Core State Standards) including learning in the form of access counseling, inquiry-based learning, focus on skills development and student empowerment. These methods are intended to help students increase their own experience, understanding and language skills through each lesson. From now, ISSP has become the candidate school teaching IB PYP. ISSP has combined the American standards with the IB PYP framework to help students develop skills based on the IB learner profile.
Different educational methods
Students are encouraged to suggest to the teacher a topic they would like to learn about. The teacher will guide and suggest the children by asking questions for the students to answer and provide adequate means to support the discovery process. They have to think, experiment with methods to find the answer. The more ideas are given, the more vivid the lesson will be.
Teachers always respect students’ thoughts, do not impose their own views, but only analyze the advantages and limitations of each aspect. At the end of the problem, students can analyze, synthesize, and come up with an appropriate solution.
Focus on facilities
Understanding that real-life experiences will arouse learners’ excitement to learn, the school is equipped with modern facilities including group classrooms, a library with more than 15,000 books, science laboratories, and computer practice, etc. for students to interact. In addition, the school also has a function room (studio) to increase the effectiveness of teaching gifted subjects such as musicals, sports, fine arts, etc.
The ISSP’s imprinted educational programs such as Smart Steps and Little Innovators attract the attention of parents at home country and abroad. Smart Steps is designed for children from 18 months to 4 years old to help develop their brain through fine motor skills and gross motor skills. Little Innovators for ages 5 to 11 practice creativity in basic areas such as assembling toys, filming, programming, etc.
The international school ISSP uses the assessment system MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) to monitor the learning progress and development of students. They take two math and language skills tests in the summer and fall semesters. A representative of International School Saigon Pearl said that students at ISSP have always scored higher than the world average over the years.
International Education Certificate
With more than 10 years of educational achievements, ISSP is simultaneously certified by 2 prestigious educational quality inspection organizations CIS (Council of International School) and NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges). ISSP has undergone rigorous testing for 18 months by experienced assessors after many field visits to the school. In addition to controlling the quality of the curriculum, CIS member schools help students form an international vision, a multicultural educational environment to go further in their future studies and jobs.
ISSP also obtained an accreditation certificate from NEASC – one of 7 quality assessment agencies of the US Department of Education. NEASC accreditation is a mandatory requirement for schools that apply American teaching standards around the world. With these international certifications, ISSP students’ transcripts, transcripts, and diplomas are recognized at schools in many countries.
As one of 85 members of Cognita International Education Group, ISSP focuses on a safe, effective and friendly educational environment. With nearly 500 students from 20 countries, with a team of highly qualified international teachers, International School Saigon Pearl – the high-quality and credible international school of Ho Chi Minh City aims at the diversity in culture, language, community, and adaptability of students in different countries. grade level from preschool to elementary school.
American Education at International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP)
American Education at International school Saigon Pearl (ISSP) refers to the learning method that focuses on developing skills, building character, enhancing practical experience, and personalizing each student’s aptitude. The elementary education program of International School Saigon Pearl located in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City is designed according to American standards (American Common Core […]
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