Language Arts and Social Sciences Department
Language Arts: English, Advanced Reading, Speech & Drama
Learning is a unique process. As Benjamin Franklin says, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”
It is the above-mentioned assertion that guides the English and Social Sciences Department of RAIS. Students are required to take English 1 to 4, Advanced Reading, Speech and Drama. In these classes, students develop language fluency, literary skills and the arts.
Language is the most important tool of thought and communication. It is best learned when integrated with meaningful and challenging experiences. At RAIS, the learners engage in these interactive and collaborative activities in a supportive learning environment that affirms the school’s expected school-wide learning results (ESLRs).
Social Sciences: World History, World Geography, History of Southeast Asia and Psychology
Learning Social Sciences is not confined to memorizing dates, people’s names, places, and events. Social Studies subjects such as World History, World Geography and History of Southeast Asia offer dynamic activities that aim to develop among the students the skills in historical analysis and geography as well.
Students utilize diverse learning styles and creativity and work cooperatively to produce outputs such as collage, bulletin board displays, brochures and the foldable. Students are encouraged to conceptualize and execute their vision in a hands-on approach that makes history come alive through International fairs in Geography, cultural presentations and cooking demonstrations in History of Southeast Asia and news casting, role playing and the Live Museum for World History classes, respectively.
Social Sciences: Psychology
Psychology encompasses broad areas of research about human behavior, information that should be available to all high school students who want to understand themselves and their world better. It is important to know that a psychology class creates in student’s active intellectual and emotional involvement, not only in learning the subject but in real life as well.