Learning Tips: MULTILINGUAL LEARNERS by Kru Alysa

May 12, 2020By NimLearning Tips, Others, Uncategorized

Multilingual learners have the daunting task of learning the language of instruction at the same time they are learning rigorous academic content. Parents, however, can help their children be successful by developing social English and academic literacy at home even when English is not your first language. Here are some easy tips: Don’t be afraid … Read More

Panyaden 12 Wise Habits: Caga

May 3, 2020By NimUncategorized

Caga (pronounced jaa-ka) means generosity. It is delighting in the act of giving, sharing or relinquishing and expecting nothing in return; it is when the love of giving becomes a virtue in itself. Caga is being generous not only with material things, but also with your time, your energy, your forgiveness, and your willingness to … Read More


April 20, 2020By NimFeatured Posts, Others

April 20, 2020 We wish a warm welcome back to school to all Panyaden parents and students. Online learning guidelines were shared with parents but not having experienced it yet, students wonder what it will look like and what it will feel like?  Imagine you have a chance to meet your teachers in small groups … Read More


April 3, 2020By NimFeatured Posts, School Curriculum

#PYDAcademic #PYDLifeSkills #PYDTAL YEAR 9, IMYC, UNIT 3: CHALLENGE STUDENT READINGSTHE JOURNEY Mila Meerhof, (Dutch-Taiwanese) Year 9 student at Panyaden International School, was inspired to practice and read The Journey by Francesca Sanna for her Thai as an Additional Language class. “I like this book because it expresses how refugees feel when they have to … Read More

Panyaden 12 Wise Habits: Metta Karuna

March 31, 2020By Nim12 Wise Habits, Uncategorized

Metta, often translated as loving kindness, is perhaps better defined as goodwill or benevolence. It is a strong, sincere wish for the happiness of all beings without discrimination. Karuna is compassion, the empathetic understanding of the suffering of others and the genuine wish to relieve them of that suffering.     In the teachings of the Buddha, … Read More

Panyaden 12 Wise Habits: Indriya Samvara

March 3, 2020By Nim12 Wise Habits, Uncategorized

Panyaden 12 Wise Habits: Indriya-samvara Indriya‐samvara (we use the Thai translation at school which is pronounced insee‐sang‐won) means ‘using the senses wisely,’ or restraint of the senses. The term is often found in Buddhist texts as indriya samvara sila and as such this Wise Habit means self‐control of the senses in order to live a … Read More

Panyaden International School Teachers and Staff Meditation Retreat, February 2020.

February 26, 2020By NimFeatured Posts, Uncategorized

Panyaden International School Teachers and Staff Meditation Retreat, February 2020. Kru Jeab: K2 Busy Ants Homeroom Teacher“The meditation retreat at Wat Pah Yen Boon Forest Monastery, Chiangrai (February 5th-9th, 2020) conducted by Venerable Phra Ajahn Piyasilo (Phra Ajahn Jiew) was a good opportunity for me again to reflect on myself, to practice being mindful and … Read More

Learning Tips: GET MOVING! By Kru Brianne

February 25, 2020By NimLearning Tips, Uncategorized

Being involved in sports and physical activities can be very beneficial to young children. It provides opportunities to develop physical skills, exercise, make new friends, have fun, learn to be a team member, learn about fair play, improve their self-esteem, to name but a few benefits. When signing up for a sport, it’s important to … Read More