Learning Mother Tongue is Cool at Home and in School too! - Strategies to Motivate Children to Love MTL
An advocate for the creative arts, Mrs Dianne Seet began her career in early childhood education as a music teacher at Ascension Kindergarten in 2006. Her passion for early childhood education led her further to complete her Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood in 2008 to lead the kindergarten in pushing boundaries in children education. Today, she is an ECDA Fellow and SkillsFuture Fellowship Award winner who advocates lifelong learning amongst staff and stakeholders.
Mdm Nie Bing has 17 years of pre-school education experience and has taught in Ascension Kindergarten for eight years. She graduated from Fudan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language. She is passionate about early childhood education. Her teaching philosophy is "There is no such thing as students who can't learn, only teachers who have yet to find a way."
Come learn how the team at Ascension Kindergarten taps on various sensorial approaches to develop their children’s innate motivation to use and learn about their Mother Tongue Language (MTL). Children need to experience rather than be taught. How can their sense of cultural identity and connection to Chinese be developed? What can be done to increase their motivation to use their MTL so that they can continually grow to appreciate the language? Come find out more through an interactive session with the team.