專業團隊.校長的話

循循善誘勉勵 孜孜不倦傳薪

親愛的家長:

  農曆新年到了,祝願基慈小學眾師生、家長和職工「身體健康,主恩常偕!」防疫期間,大家不妨多善用電子媒介如視像電話及圖像訊息,向親朋好友送上暖暖的慰問和祝福。踏入壬寅年,你的新年願望是什麼?你有沒有為自己訂立全新的目標?有沒有好好計劃未來?正所謂「一年之計在於春,一生之計在於勤」,你如果想所訂立的目標取得成效,除了勤奮之外,堅持和毅力也相當重要。

  新冠肺炎變種病毒肆虐全球,教育局宣布全港幼稚園及小學暫停面授課堂轉為網課,以減低學童受感染的風險。在此期間,請大家一起做好防疫措施,避免不必要的聚會,同心抗疫,並留意教育局的最新資訊。愉快而有效益的課堂有賴各方面的配合,在網課期間也不能鬆懈學業,我期望同學們在網課時都能穿好整齊校服,在鏡頭前安座,用心上每一節課,在學習上自然能得到更大禆益。此外,同學們要作息定時,培養良好的生活習慣,才能有健康的體魄;謹記不要沉迷玩電子遊戲,應善用餘暇時間,多點進行自學和閲讀,增進知識。

  近期全球熱播的韓劇,其點擊率已創新高,此劇集以兒時的幾個經典遊戲活動和簡單的幾何圖案作包裝,把一套充滿血腥暴力,扭曲人性的劇集成功「入屋」。其實,此劇已被列為「成人內容」等級(16+),家長要多留意,以免他們過早接觸極端暴力、血腥、髒話和駭人場面,因這些畫面或會導致孩子們出現各種各樣的心理困擾,情緒不穩和因模仿而作出的攻擊行為。坊間更出現很多相關的衣物、飾品、口罩、相關電子版遊戲等,可見其影響力之大。作為父母和師長,要在日常生活中提高敏感度,提醒孩子在觀看影音視頻時,宜謹慎挑選,不要收看不適合兒童觀看的內容,讓我們共同守護孩子,讓他們免受不良意識荼毒。

  上學期的家長日剛完成,家長們有否只著重於分數之上?其實只要子女考試前做好準備,考試時盡力而為,家長在子女考試後宜用鼓勵和肯定的説話來替代責備;如果他們做得好,不要單單讚賞孩子説「你真叻」、「你真是個小天才」這類的話語,請具體地肯定他們的付出和努力、並可提出建議以提升學習效能,讓子女知道父母看得見他們的進步,讓子女明白「有盡力」的意義比他們奪得「100分」來得高。此外,父母也應讓子女明白學習過程中遇到挫折是常見的事情,更重要的是讓子女懂得從挫折中反省──思考如何將挫折感轉化成動力。孩子在學習過程中,最珍貴的是「樂於學習、敢於嘗試」;每個孩子都希望受到重視和肯定,因此,讚賞和鼓勵能有效促使孩子進步,具體、正面的讚賞更是邁向進步的不二法門。

  願新一年我們能夠繼續彼此分享,互相勸勉,為我們的家人及朋友代禱,求神的祝福和保守,讓我們各人也健康快樂。最後,誠心送上聖經的話語以激勵同學,希望大家在新的一年不斷求進﹕「願耶和華賜福給你,保護你;願耶和華使祂的面光照你,賜恩給你;願耶和華向你仰臉,賜你平安。」(民6:24-26)願大家可以仰賴神恩,凡事都滿載神的恩典,蒙受神的祝福。我謹代表全體老師和職工,敬祝各位新春快樂!同沐主恩!

校長

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2022年2月1日

 

Dear Parents/Guardians,

    The Lunar New Year is coming and I would like to extend my New Year greetings to all of you. I wish all teachers, students, parents, and staff of Kei Tsz Primary School good health and may God’s grace be with you all! During the epidemic prevention and control period, we can make good use of electronic media such as video calls and messages with images to send our warmest greetings and blessings to our relatives and friends. What is your New Year’s resolution? Have you set new goals for yourself? Have you planned for your future? As the saying goes, “A year’s plan lies in spring and a lifetime’s plan lies in diligence.” If you want to achieve the goals you set, apart from being diligent, persistence and perseverance are also very important.

    The coronavirus variants are raging around the world. The Education Bureau announced that all kindergartens and primary schools in Hong Kong should suspend face-to-face classes and switch to online classes to reduce the risk of infection among students. During this period, we should take epidemic prevention measures, avoid unnecessary gatherings, fight the epidemic together and pay attention to the latest information from the Education Bureau. A happy and effective lesson depends on the cooperation of all parties. Students should work hard during online lessons. They should wear neat school uniforms, sit in front of the camera, and pay attention to each class. In addition, students should strike a balance between work and rest and cultivate good living habits to have a healthy body. They should be reminded not to indulge in playing video games but make good use of their spare time to revise and read more books

    Recently, the worldwide popularity of a Korean drama has continuously crossed borders, reaching new heights. The drama attracts viewers with several classic childhood games and simple geometric patterns with some bloody and violent scenes and the theme of exploring distorted human nature. The drama has been classified as 16+ because it contains “adult content”. Parents should pay more attention to the content to prevent your children from extreme violence, gore, profanity and scary scenes. Children may experience psychological distress, emotional instability, and aggressive behaviour after they watch such scenes and imitate them. There are also a lot of related clothing, accessories, masks, and electronic games showing the influential impact of the drama. As parents and teachers, we need to be sensitive in our daily life, reminding children that they should choose carefully what they watch and avoid watching inappropriate content. Let us protect our children from the indecent content.

    Parents’ Day has been held for the first term. Parents, do you often focus on grades or marks only? If students have prepared well before the assessment and did their best during the test, parents should encourage and affirm them instead of blaming them after the test. If students perform satisfactorily, do not simply praise them by saying “You are very smart!” or “You are such a genius!”. You may try to affirm their effort specifically and make suggestions to improve their learning effectiveness. Let your children know that their effort is valued and striving for their best is more important than achieving full marks. Moreover, parents should let their children understand that encountering setbacks during learning is common. Knowing how to reflect upon their setbacks and turn them into a motivator is vital. The most precious thing for students in their learning journey is to be “willing to learn and dare to try”. Every child wants to be valued and affirmed. Therefore, praise and encouragement can effectively foster students’ learning and motivate them to improve.

    In the new year, let’s continue to share and encourage each other, stay healthy and pray for our family and friends. May God’s blessings and love be with us. Finally, I would like to encourage our students with a Bible scripture, hoping everyone will continue to make progress in the new year, “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” (Numbers 6:24-26) May everyone rely on God’s grace and receive His blessing. On behalf of all teachers and staff, I wish you all the best of luck and a happy new year! May God bless you!

Sincerely,

Chiu Kit Wa

Principal