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November 23, 2017

What Parents Don’t Know (but Should) about Schools and Current Education Trends in Malaysia

There are over 100 international schools in Malaysia now so parents are truly spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting the right one for their children.
November 15, 2017

Assessment verse Testing; the unusual obsession.

When it comes to tracking a student’s progress, many parents place a lot of importance on test scores. In the US, students spend...
November 14, 2017

Kingsgate International School appoints world famous Juilliard Music graduate Helen Lin

We are excited to announce the appointment of Helen Lin as our Music teacher at Kingsgate International School.
October 13, 2017

Cooking in Kindergarten

Cooking can help young kids learn and practice some basic math concepts and build language skills.
October 12, 2017

Kingsgate Kids (Part 3): What are the principles of high quality play?

Through ‘Play’, children are learning at a level that has relevance to their understanding. As such play presents itself in many formats. Thus, there is no right or wrong way of learning.
October 11, 2017

The Benefits of Playing with Play Dough

We all know that play dough is fun and popular with young children, but apart from making a mess what is it really good for?
October 10, 2017

The Benefits of Water Play

We love encouraging kids to play, be it outside play, windy weather play or water play. But what are the benefits of water play for kids?
October 9, 2017

Kingsgate Kids (Part 2): Why is ‘Active learning’ important as opposed to the isolation or memorisation of facts and figures?

In short active learning requires children to be involved and engaged in with an activity.
October 5, 2017

Why toy blocks rock: The science of building and construction toys

It’s universal, and it’s powerful: Toy blocks and other construction toys can change the way kids think. Building projects stimulate creativity, and sharpen crucial skills.