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  • Together at Home

    We are in this together. Social Distancing. Together at home.  Endless memes. Interpreting an endless number of news, opinionsw, and numbers all centered around the coronavirus that results in covid-19. The year…

  • Basic Life Skills

    Many schools in the US stopped teaching Home Economics class to students for basic survival life skills. I heard stories of young adults that cannot feed themselves nor clean their own space…

  • Giving Thanks

    One of my favorite songs that our children learn during worship is, Give Thanks. I also think it is such a relevant song for us today. To teach our children to be…

  • Does the Golden Rule apply to Parents?

    Does the Golden Rule apply to Parents? At YCS, parents and teachers work together to establish routines, confront difficult situations, be positive role models, and play an active role in the life…

  • Happy Valentine’s Day!

    In Sprouts class where I teach 3- and 4-year-old children, Valentine’s Day is a day to express our love to our family members, friends, neighbors, and most importantly to our God.  And…

  • THE GOLDEN RULE: The Challenge

    “Do to others as you would have them do to you”–Luke 6:31 Teacher: “Remember about bucket filling? We are supposed to fill each others buckets” Student: “But she’s emptying mine” Teacher: “That’s…

  • The Golden Rule in the Eyes of Kindergarteners

    “So-and-so pushed me”, “So-and-so didn’t wash their hands”, or “they’re being mean to me” are some of the daily mantras parents might be familiar with hearing like a broken record. Kindergarten is…

  • Reflections of a Teacher

    In my first year as lead teacher here at Yokohama Christian School, I have been asked a wide variety of questions by my curious students. “What does punctuation mean?” “If a liquid…

  • A Walk in a Teacher’s Shoes

    The teacher plays an important role in the lives of every student. In a year, a teacher gets to spend 180-210 days (depending on the country) with their students making the school…

  • 2021-2022 School Theme: The Golden Rule

    The school theme for Yokohama Christian School is the Golden Rule from Luke 6:31 – Do to others as you would have them do to you. We are asking our students and…

  • INCLUDE OR EXCLUDE?

    Inclusive education means different and diverse students learning side by side in the same classroom. They enjoy field trips and after-school activities together. Inclusive education values diversity and the unique contributions each…