Why do we create and what do we include in a student’s portfolio in Preschool?
In Preschool, we provide individualized teaching and learning to young children and each family will receive your child’s student portfolio four times a year. We implement research-based curricula and learning…Nov 02, 2023
What Is a Preschool Learning Story?
A learning story is a narrative written by teachers or educators to capture a child’s learning experiences, progress, and development over time. It provides a holistic view of a child’s…Nov 02, 2023
What Is a Preschool Developmental Profile?
Preschool teachers conduct students’ Preschool Developmental Profiles at the beginning and end of the school year. These profiles help both teachers and families gain a better understanding of your child’s…Nov 02, 2023
Our Distinctive Approach to Math Across Languages
Since last school year, we have been working to refine and implement a math curriculum that combines the advantages of learning and teaching mathematics from both Chinese and American languages…Nov 15, 2022
Learning Math and Science in Preschool
Ever wonder how children learn math and science in preschool? Preschool children learn the best when they have a problem in mind that really interests them and they must look for…Nov 04, 2022
Chinese Curriculum Refinements
The joy and excitement that I felt at the start and 100-day mark of the year have continued all the way through as we wrap up my first year leading our outstanding Chinese Program. When I joined CAIS…Jun 07, 2022
Reflecting on AAPI Heritage Month
In May, we recognize and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage to honor and uplift the many important contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are essential…May 17, 2022
Planting Seeds Instead of Creating Finished Products
In our weekly Education Leadership Team (ELT) meetings, we usually open the collaborative working time by connecting and sharing experiences outside our roles at CAIS. Several times recently, the team…Apr 18, 2022
Our Little Ones Have Made Big Progress
This month, our Early Childhood Division students celebrated 100 days of school. The celebration of the 100th day of school was embedded in the lessons the students learned and activities…Mar 22, 2022
Announcing New Head of Early Childhood Wei Qian
There is a famous line in the Confucian text Meng Zi,《孟子》that says “one cannot have both fish and bear paw” (鱼与熊掌不可兼得). In the fourth century BCE, fish and bear paw were…Apr 19, 2021