Thank you very much for your continued support and understanding, through these uncertain times. The best thing that has happened this term has been the transition of classes from virtual to campus. Though only a partial number of students have returned, it is very heartening and motivating to see classrooms, corridors and fields buzzing with noise, laughter and games. This is just what we need to work harder!
During this term, I have observed little EC children attending Zoom assemblies and wanting to share screen with their teachers to share their favourite stories and poems; Primary students engaged in virtual fieldtrips; Secondary students having fun with art and connecting with each other on campus. Over the term, we have shared many aspects of learning, fun, enjoyment, and connectivity and many achievements that AIS is proud of:
The whole team at AIS is working hard to make our face-to-face, virtual and hybrid programmes a success. This certainly means additional work, additional time, and new lessons learnt on a daily basis. The real hard work—assessing, planning, structuring, designing, instructing, engaging, evaluating, re-instructing, enhancing, correcting, engaging, acknowledging, praising, dialoging, questioning, connecting, synthesizing—is what teachers are teaching, but in the most challenging environment they could have imagined. The messages of positivity and support you have been sharing with us are really valued and appreciated.
In 2021, along with hoping for some respite from the pandemic, excitement over all our calendared events and normalizing campus life as much as possible, we are also looking forward to new milestones such as: