Fashion is all around us. Many people pay attention to it, while others take it for granted. DP student, Shirley Ma, characterizes herself as a “fan of fashion with a conscience!” Shirley had already been investigating the poor working conditions of people producing textiles in several Asian countries, but it was during a unit about water in Biology class […]
MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S HOUSE
Independence. Concentration.Love of Learning. The Montessori Children’s House at Qingdao Amerasia International School (ages 1-5) helps our youngest learners take the lead in their own education, under the guidance of teachers who have extensive training and experience. Children learn through their senses, manipulating specially-designed materials to attain deep understanding of practical and intellectual concepts.
IB PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME
The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP ages 5-11) at Qingdao Amerasia International School aims to inspire a lifelong love of learning through student-centered, hands-on instructional methods. Through units which are relevant and engaging, students master a cycle of tuning in, finding out, sorting out, going further, reflecting, and taking action.
IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME
The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP ages 11-16) is grounded in high quality educational theory and practice, focusing on “the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside” (IB, 2014). With an emphasis on ‘approaches to learning’ (ATL), IBMYP at Qingdao Amerasia International School is a world leader in equipping students with skills for success in every pursuit.
IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP ages 16-18) is the highest standard of university preparatory education in the world. Drawing on the strength of a diverse international community, IBDP at Qingdao Amerasia International School provides knowledge, skills, and understanding that empower our students to become global leaders.
Qingdao Amerasia International School
Qingdao Amerasia International School (QAIS) is a private, non-profit international school located in Qingdao, China, offering Montessori education from ages 1.5-5 and an inquiry-based curriculum up to age 18.
Qingdao Amerasia International School has over 200 enrolled students representing over 30 nations and/or communities. QAIS is an International Baccalaureate World School, offering the full IB Continuum: the IB Primary Years Programme, IB Middle Years Programme, and IB Diploma Programme. Our Montessori Toddler and Montessori Early Childhood Programs are the only programs in Asia to be accredited by the American Montessori Society. Their curriculum is also guided by the USA Common Core Standards, with adaption to meet the needs of students from around the globe. The language of instruction is English with Mandarin Chinese as an additional language taught every day.