Course content
ENGLISH
ENGLISH
The English program is built based on the standards of the Common Core State Standards program - USA, inherits the English program of Balboa School - California, and has been recompiled to suit the study time and learning level of Vietnamese students. The English program takes up a large amount of time, with English Language Arts (ELA) being the main subject to develop skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing and Language Functions. In addition, the ELL course is designed as part of the supplementary program for students who use English as a second language.
MATHEMATICS
MATHEMATICS
The Math program is designed on the basis of the Common Core State Standards program - USA, with the goal of helping students become familiar with the mathematics language and intuitive thinking. We value logic, problem solving, not just numbers. They will approach the foundation of mathematics creatively, build mathematical competence, strengthen problem-solving skills, communicate collaboratively in learning, and practice patience in facing challenges. In addition to acquiring world knowledge, students still meet the standards of their home country.
SCIENCE
SCIENCE
The Science program is one of the focused subjects in the integrated program based on the Next Generation Science Standard program. In addition to worldwide scientific knowledge, students develop scientific research skills through vividly and creatively designed lessons, advanced teaching methods (Inquiry-based learning, Project-based learning, Experience-based learning), and standard facilities. The program strives to create the best research practice environment for students.
VISUAL ART
VISUAL ART
The Fine Arts program integrates knowledge of traditional fine arts such as painting, ceramics, printmaking, photography, and sculpture with knowledge of other fields such as architectural, environmental and industrial arts. The subject values that students are provided with many practical opportunities to create art, form aesthetic values from deep within the individual, and learn more about the beauty of the national culture. Students will be able to practice, be free to create their own works and develop their painting talents through competitions and activities.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
The Vietnamese American dual diploma program focuses on the physical development of students, based on the research on releasing energy so that the body is excited about receiving new knowledge. Developing motor skills for primary school students is essential. The program inherits and adjusts to suit the physical characteristics of Vietnamese students but still ensures the physical standards. Therefore, future generations have a strong, knowledgeable and energetic physical foundation. They also have a rich force in sports, and confidently participate in international sports movements.
GLOBAL CITIZEN
GLOBAL CITIZEN
The Global Citizen Project is a series of activities in the English subject of the Vietnamese-American dual diploma program. The program helps children learn about the cultures of other countries; aware of the responsibility of a global citizen with issues that need attention such as environmental protection, reducing social problems,... Besides, students are built and developed soft skills such as creative and independent ability, helping them confidently participate in international extracurricular activities, cultural/study exchange activities between Vietnamese students and students at Balboa School.
Teaching quality
COMBINATION METHOD
COMBINATION METHOD
The Vietnamese American dual diploma program combines the quintessential teaching methods of Eastern education with the philosophy of respect for the master, the energy to overcome difficulties and modern teaching methods of the West with the philosophy of empowerment and initiative in learning.
STUDENTS IS CENTRAL
STUDENTS IS CENTRAL
In the learning process, students will always be given the opportunity to express their thoughts, practice directly the lecture through methods such as: Flipped classroom, Inquiry - based learning), Experience-based learning, Project-based learning, STEM.
TEACHING MODEL 5E
TEACHING MODEL 5E
Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate. In this way, teachers can accurately observe and assess the ability of each student, thereby offering personalized methods for each child.