Bullying Tips for Teachers

Educational Psychologist Anna Vierling (MSc/Dipl.-Psych.) from Berlin, Germany has been a visiting intern at IICS for the last two weeks. Her goal was to better understand the daily functioning of a school psychologist. Anna works in the...

Kanji? Hiragana? Katagana?

Modern Japanese is written in a mixture of three basic scripts: Kanji — which are Chinese ideographic symbols — as well as Hiragana and Katakana — two phonetic alphabets (syllables).   Learning hiragana is the first step in learning how to...

Reading at Home

Parents!  Please check out this link, which includes some tips for reading with your child at home.  Multiple languages included  – please share! http://www.readingrockets.org/article/reading-tips-parents-11-languages#languages

A Good Night’s Sleep

Why Sleep Matters Experts acknowledge that sleep plays a significant role in brain development, and it is therefore important for children to get enough sleep as their bodies grow and mature. Sleep is crucial for teenagers – it is while...