Reading for Pleasure

At AISVN our goal is to encourage our students to read for pleasure. Our campus has two libraries which cater for all of our students from Early years to Grade 12. During recent times where we have been affected by COVID we have seen students become isolated from their usual social routines combined with increased […]

Using Augmented Reality for Learning

What is Augmented Reality Augmented Reality (AR) is the connection with, and enhancement of, the physical world with digital objects.  AR to Simulate Human Impact on the Environment Our elementary students have been using AR Makr (free on the Apple App Store) to extend their inquiries into the impact of humans on the environment. As […]

An AISVN 4th Grade PYP Journey: The Makings of Integrating a Musical Production for Authentic Learning through How We Organize Ourselves.

In our quest to become the best school in Vietnam, the AISVN 4th grade teachers and students have undertaken an integrated theatrical production of “Robin and The Sherwood Hoodies.” Integration is the keyword as we are not only integrating authentic learning for our unit of inquiry, “How We Organize Ourselves,” but we are also integrating […]

Constructing Central Ideas with Bilingual Learners

In this blog, I am sharing my experience of constructing central ideas with our Grade 5 bilingual learners. For our third unit on Ecosystems, the 5th graders explored types of ecosystems, and relationships and balance within ecosystems through various engagements, such as making their own artificial ecosystems, exploring our school’s nature, interacting with experts, enjoying […]

We 'Matters': What the Phap Vo Orphanage Taught Us About Community Partnerships

I remember the first time I visited the Phap Vo Orphanage with our students. We arrived with a box full of treats, some planned activities and the best intentions. It began quite awkwardly. The girls at the orphanage were shy. The students weren’t really sure what to do. Slowly some social interactions started happening and […]

CIS International Accreditation Standard – Domain A

This article is the second in a series to share the CIS standards of accreditation that AISVN in committed to meeting or exceeding. The CIS International Accreditation evaluation framework provides a structured methodology for reflection, evaluation, and development for a school community to ensure systematic and continuous school improvement. Accreditation makes good schools better.  The […]

Educating Children for Tomorrow’s Ever Changing World

Learning and innovation skills are increasingly recognized as those that distinguish students who are prepared for more complex life and work environments in the 21st century from those who are not. A focus on the 4C’s of 21st Century Learning: Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, and Creativity and Innovation are essential to prepare students for the […]

American International School Vietnam (AISVN) celebrates 10 years as an International Baccalaureate World School

American International School Vietnam (AISVN) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is celebrating its 10th anniversary as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. This is a milestone for AISVN, which joins a legacy of IB World Schools around the world to reach this landmark. The IB Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme […]

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