Presentation on theme: "OPEN HOUSE QSI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ZHUHAI May 18, 2014 10:00-12:00."— Presentation transcript:
OPEN HOUSE QSI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ZHUHAI May 18, 2014 10:00-12:00
WELCOME TO THE OPEN HOUSE 10:00-10:30 INTRODUCTION 10:30-11:30 TOUR CLASSROOMS & LIBRARY 11:30 QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION 12:00 THANKS FOR VISITING IMPORTANT NOTE: The QSI International School of Zhuhai is a school only for expatiate children. Students from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan are allowed to attend QSI schools.
Established in 1999 Day School (No boarding) Accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and School Preschool, elementary, secondary school for expatriate families Current enrollment 135 students from 25 countries Student Centered Certified & Experienced Teachers Most Teachers are Native English speakers Well established curriculum Diplomas recognized around the globe PSAT & SAT Testing AP Classes and Testing MAP Testing (twice annually) QSI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ZHUHAI SUCCESS FOR ALL!
REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR FALL 2014 1.Complete Application Packet 2.Interview with the Schools Director 3.Pay Registration Fee 4.New Students (6yo-Secondary Tested) Preschool class sizes: 15 maximum Elementary & Secondary: 20 maximum Important Note: Some ages already have waiting lists for August 2014.
QSI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ZHUHAI Preschool Program : 2, 3, 4 year olds Lead teacher Paraprofessional 15 students 8:30-3:00 daily schedule Afternoon Nap Hot lunch available/Morning snack not provided Age appropriate curriculum
QSI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ZHUHAI Elementary Program : 5 -13 year olds 8:30-3:00 (Monday-Friday) 8:30-4:00 (TR) – After School Activities Intensive English classes All instruction in English Teacher and Paraprofessional (5yo-7yo)
TYPICAL ELEMENTARY SCHEDULE 1. Reading 2. Language Arts 3. Mathematics 4. Chinese 5. Science & Cultural Studies 6. Art, Music 7. Technology, Library, Physical Education 8. After School Activities (Tuesday & Thursday) All 5-13 year olds have the same subjects the first 3 periods. This allows for moving students into ability levels.
QSI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ZHUHAI Secondary Program : (4 year program) 4 years of Mathematics 4 years of Science 4 years of Cultural Studies 4 years of another language (Chinese) Research Project AP courses: Calculus, Psychology, Chinese Fine Arts required: art, music, drama, creative writing Online courses available
QSI DIPLOMAS Academic Honors Diploma Academic Diploma General Diploma QSI diplomas are recognized around the globe. QSI graduates enter universities around the globe.
What makes QSI different? Success Orientations Responsibility Trustworthiness Group Interaction Aesthetic Appreciation Kindness and Politeness Independent Endeavor Concern for Others SUCCESS IN THESE AREAS LEADS TO SUCCESS IN LIFE! Each is evaluated 5 times throughout the year and included in the instruction.
What makes QSI different? Mastery Learning Each unit has objectives (TSWs) Teachers teach the objectives (TSWs) Students are evaluated on the TSWs Re-teaching & Re-evaluation as Needed Not all students evaluated the same Students not compared to other students Mastery learning is a philosophy and a reality at QSI Zhuhai.
Re-Teaching And Re-Evaluation TIME WHAT ELSE MAKES QSI DIFFERENT?
QSI Curriculum Developed by QSI teachers Reviewed annually Similar to USA Similar to IB QSI Teachers Student-centered Caring Experienced Go the extra mile Hard-working Recruitment WHAT ELSE MAKES QSI DIFFERENT? www.curriculum.qsi.org
Mathematics-10: Essential Unit 7 Essential Outcomes: (must be assessed for mastery) Problem solving and higher order thinking components are essential for A level mastery. 1. The Student Will apply unit skills and concepts to real world application problems. 2. TSW multiply fractions and whole numbers. 3. TSW multiply fractions. 4. TSW multiply mixed numbers. 5. TSW solve problems using the strategy guess, check, and revise. 6. TSW divide a whole number by a fraction and a fraction by a whole number. 7. TSW represent division by drawing diagrams and writing story problems and equations. This is the material the teacher will teach. This is the material that will be evaluated.
QSI MOTTO: SUCCESS FOR ALL We believe all students can be successful with: The Correct Instruction Teaching & Re-teaching Detailed Correctives Sufficient Time Alignment of Curriculum, Teaching, Evaluations Evaluated Against the TSWs, not each other Success for All
TESTING @ QSI ZHUHAI PSAT / SAT Testing Advanced Placement Testing (AP) MAP Testing (Twice Annually) DRA Testing Teacher made tests Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®)