Our teachers have a variety of years of experiences from teaching in other international locations as well as teaching experience in their home countries. We have six doctorates on staff and another 36 who have one or more master’s degrees.
Yes. Students will begin building the foundations of literacy and numeracy while also learning social development and classroom routines, playing and sharing with friends and special classes each week around art, music, physical education and visiting the library
Curriculum at TCIS is student centered, dynamic and informed by educational best practices. Our goal at TCIS is to prepare students to excel at the university level and beyond. At TCIS, American curriculum means that we challenge our students to collaborate, communicate, be creative and to think critically in all grade levels and content areas. The American Common Core State Standards provide the framework for teachers to develop and implement learning experiences that allow students to master these 21st century skills which is integral to their success when they face a future job market filled with opportunities that do not exist today.
AP is an abbreviation for Advanced Placement. AP courses give students access to rigorous college-level work. AP students build confidence and learn the essential time management and study skills needed for college and career success. Students have the opportunity to dig deeper into subjects that interest them, develop advanced research and communication skills, and learn to tap their creative, problem-solving, and analytical potential. AP classes are college level classes and colleges and universities offer credit or placement based on AP exam scores
Each teacher integrates ISTE standards into multiple lessons each quarter to effectively use technology in the classroom. Technology teachers assist and teach students effective methods for using technology in the classroom.