The BDS elementary program is designed to provide students with an American classroom experience. Our goal is to provide young learners the opportunity to improve their English language skills with trained American instructors, and to provide the language skills necessary for students to continue with their studies at a higher level. We aim to create independent thinkers and critical problem solvers.
Small class sizes allowing for personal interaction among teachers, students, and parents
Child-centered classrooms where students are challenged independently, in small groups, and as a whole class
Reading Street and Reading A to Z leveled books
Traditional classroom activities in language arts, math, science, social studies, and electives that are supplemented with hands on experiences
Enrichment in art, music, Chinese, technology, and physical education
We believe that students must be culturally literate and critical thinkers.
We aim for students to make meaningful use of their international education and integrate this into their life moving forward.
Significant global changes suggest a need for corresponding changes in the ways in which we think about ourselves and the world.
Personal and social responsibility help students apply their international education to everyday global situations.
We believe in data-driven instruction and work to regularly evaluate students so that we can continually enhance each child’s learning path.
Students learn English from trained instructors.
Students are introduced to different teaching styles and with student-centered learning.
The program utilizes formative and summative assessments to track progress; this assists instructors in selecting teaching methodologies and creating individualized pathways of instruction
Students gain different perspectives and experiences concerning classroom learning, study skills, and information processing; allows students to become comfortable in different learning situations
The program promotes self-directed learning, team building, accelerated learning based on student ability, critical thinking, and creativity. The program provides students the opportunity to discover the world and their place in it; to think about future academic and employment possibilities.
All students will become well-rounded learners while at the same time studying and practicing English. in a variety of methods, taught using American teaching methods and academic best practice models.
Our teachers are trained to recognize each student’s individual abilities, skills, and interest and teach using strategies that meet those needs.
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