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|Language of instruction||English|
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|Use of technology in the classroom||
Digital learning and technology enhancement are important parts of the SAIS experience. Curriculum resources include Khan Academy and Reading A-Z. Students use technology extensively in projects, including research, presentations, 3D modeling and printing, virtual reality, and integration of a host of electronic components.
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SAIS offers a wide variety of after-school activities for students of all ages. Offerings change each quarter.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Shenzhen American International School provides educational services to children beginning in preschool through ninth grade, using American standards. SAIS uses a unique Rigorous Project-Based Learning approach to supplement high-quality academic instruction with critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication. Students are engaged in real-world work when they do a project. They apply their learning to a real problem, they create models and presentations, and they communicate their learning to the public.
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The mission of SAIS is to provide a progressive American style learning environment where all students develop and apply the knowledge, skills and habits of mind necessary for academic, workplace and personal success anywhere in the world.