Welcome to CISM

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Dear Parents,

Welcome to CISM!

I am Corinna Montemayor and I will be your child’s EAL (English as an Additional Language) teacher this year. I graduated from University of Asia & the Pacific with a degree in Early Childhood Education and earned my TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate through Bridge TEFL, an online program that is recognized by the US Department of Education.

CISM offers the EAL Program as part of its commitment to provide equitable learning opportunities to students with various cultural beginnings. It aims to provide additional services to English language learners whose primary language is not English, in order to develop their individual potential to besuccessful with the school curriculum.

Prior to teaching in CISM, I was based in the US and taught students from Pre-K to Kindergarten. Being exposed to children from all over the world not only taught me about different cultures but also taught me how to handle different learning styles. I believe that each child should learn at his own pace with proper guidance of his teacher. That being said, I will make sure to provide meaningful, relevant and fun activities for your child and take note of his learning style and pacing.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch. You may email me at cmontemayor@cismanila.org, send me a note via your child’s homework notebook, or set an appointment through the school office (at 02 798 00 11)

I look forward to a wonderful year of learning and growing.

Sincerely,

Corinna Dizon Montemayor

EAL Teacher

 

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Welcome to EAL SY 2018-2019

August 1, 2018

Dear Parents,

Welcome to CISM!

I am Mrs. Marissa Reyes and I will be your child’s EAL (English as an Additional Language) teacher. CISM offers the EAL Program as part of its commitment to provide equitable learning opportunities to students with various cultural beginnings. It aims to provide additional services to English language learners whose primary language is not English in order to develop their individual potential to be successful with the school curriculum.

I would like to give you a brief background of myself. I graduated from UP Diliman with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education, major in English. I also earned units in Master of Educational Administration in the said university. I have been teaching English for 18 years. Furthermore, I was the head of the ESL (English as a Second Language) program in the previous school where I used to teach. I am a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certified. This is my third year in Chinese International School Manila.

I am very excited to teach your child and work in partnership with you in developing the potential of your child. This year will be filled with engaging activities for learning and growing. As a teacher, I have a strong desire to foster a cohesive learning atmosphere. I assure you that our classroom will be a place where your child can learn, feel safe, and have fun.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch. You may email me at mreyes@cismanila.org, send me a note via your child’s homework notebook, or set an appointment through the school office (at 02 7980011).

I look forward to meeting you soon and may we work together to make this school year a meaningful one.

 

Best regards,

Marissa S. Reyes
EAL Specialist

 

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