Ages: 7 – 8 years

Grade 2 is 5 days a week from 8:00am to 3:00pm (snack and lunch included) with the option of After School Clubs. Grade 2 has one teacher and one co-teacher.

Students in Grade 2 at MYIS:

  • Participate in a balanced Language program focusing on reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and presenting.
  • Model independence and direct their learning through their own curiosity and personal inquiries.
  • Develop conceptual understanding of Mathematics through hands-on activities and rich learning tasks.
  • Participate in Thai language and culture class in order to embrace the host country.
  • Integrate technology across the curriculum to enrich learning, including the use of iPads, students blogs, video and the internet.
  • Embrace the concept of home learning as a means of facilitating the development of ‘life-long’ learning.

Program of Inquiry

Body Systems

Transdisciplinary Theme: Who We Are
Central Idea: Body systems work together to keep people alive

The Past

Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time
Central Idea: Learning about previous generations helps us understand and learn from the past

Art Forms

Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Express Ourselves
Central Idea: People use different art forms to express themselves


Transdisciplinary Theme: How the World Works
Central Idea: People apply their understanding of scientific principles to invent and create

An event

Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Organize Ourselves
Central Idea: Planning an event requires organization and collaboration to be successful


Transdisciplinary Theme: Sharing the Planet
Central Idea: Water is an essential resource for human survival