27 August 2020

Exceeding Expectations Commencing the New Academic Year Virtually

Stamford American School opened its doors virtually to start its fourth year in Hong Kong and focused on community building and care to ensure the year started smoothly for both students and parents. The ICT team led the way in service by organizing a Hong Kong-wide device pick-up utilizing the school's bus service, co...

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27 August 2020

Making a move from Local to International School: One Family's Story

When considering education options for their children, many local families weigh up the benefits between a local school and an international curriculum school. This decision can be daunting, and one that warrants careful consideration with both its financial and cultural implications. Stamford American School Hong Kong...

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4 August 2020

Personalizing EAL Support in the Virtual Classroom

As the school year fast approaches parents face beginning another school year online, which for many parents brings a level of anxiety. Worries over children being able to achieve academic success while learning online affects parents of children that require English as an additional language or EAL support. Online lea...

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20 July 2020

Student Council Interview with Mr. Erickson

The 2019-2020 academic year has been a very educational and life-learning experience for us. The staff and Stamford community helped students get through that period of time and we are very thankful. One of those people who helped us a lot is Mr. Erickson. On May 6, Mr. Erickson was virtually interviewed by two sixt...

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20 July 2020

Student Council interview with Ms. Chambers

Every year, Ms. Chambers brings a lot of warmth and laughter to the Stamford community, and this year is no exception. During online learning, Ms. Chambers keeps checking in with the students and cares about every student’s wellbeing. Ms. Chambers has been our Elementary School Principal since 2018. Read and find out...

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13 July 2020

Student Council Interview with Ms. Dietz

In April, Ms. Dietz was interviewed online by three of the Elementary Student Council members. She was asked about her teaching experience, her daily routines as Head of School, and more personal questions, such as her favorite book. Let’s read what she had to share. [Read More]
30 June 2020

Smooth Sailing to University

University admissions is a passion-finding process that can become overwhelming for first-time families, but an experienced guidance counselor can reduce this stress and turn the process into a rewarding journey for families. [Read More]
30 June 2020

A Glimpse into Curriculum Development

Because each school has its own unique curriculum, does that mean that only established schools can deliver a well-built broad curriculum for their students? Not necessarily—because a curriculum's strength comes from those leading its development and the teachers facilitating it in the classroom. In addition to exper...

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30 June 2020

The Power of the Arts

Gone are the days when rote learning was the norm. Nowadays schools create meaningful learning experiences connected to subjects areas, with the goal to challenge students into developing transdisciplinary skills and empowering them to find their own voice. The arts hold one key to unlocking a truly holistic education. [Read More]
30 June 2020

Nurturing the Whole Athlete

An important component of Stamford’s holistic approach to developing the whole child is the opportunity for students to participate in sports during their school life, and this includes twice-weekly Physical Education lessons and options for both skill-building and competitive sports in the after-school Co-Curricular...

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18 June 2020

Stamford Cornerstones Collaboration - Inspiring Aspirations in Every High School Student

Guiding students along their path and helping them find their ultimate career choice is an essential part of the high school years. It is crucial to ensure students are ready for university academically but can also move forward confidently through their tertiary education on their unique path. Teachers, advisors and c...

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16 June 2020

Demystifying Language Teaching

Every teacher once was a student, and it is fascinating to see how their unique learning experiences shaped their philosophy as a teacher. Our Head of Modern Languages, Ms. Qian Wang opens up about her background and how it inspired her in designing the one-of-a-kind language program that we have at Stamford. [Read More]
16 June 2020

Defining STEM Education

STEM has become a buzzword in the education world, but at Stamford, it is part of our learning culture. Stamford’s STEMinn Co-ordinator, Ms. Linda Cheung, shares why STEM education is critical to access the jobs of the future and how her own journey as an educator has led her to passionately define the STEMinn app...

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15 June 2020

Reforming Education with Technologies

The subject of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) underwent a tremendous transformation in the past decade. ICT educators have come a long way from conducting classes in “computer labs”, and are now revolutionizing schools with new mediums as well as a new mindset to teach and learn. Our Education Te...

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27 May 2020

From Data To Differentiated Classroom Strategies

Literacy is the backbone of education, and mastering reading skills from a young age is fundamental in achieving higher academic performance across disciplines. Therefore, it is essential that schools have a clear framework in place to develop students’ literacy and a system to measure success. [Read More]

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