Thursday, September 22, 2011

Khaleef’s Year 1 Class Timetable

my eldest baby is in year one already! unlike last semester, now he wears shirt complete with a striped tie. fancy!

 

first day of school

 

this time around, he will also learn arabic – just very basic – but still i’m excited for him. i learn arabic when i was in UIA and it was super-tough. it’s great that khaleef can get the exposure at a young age.

there’s also islamic education, which starts with the most important fact – Allah is the creator of everything, and the lesson goes from there.

there’s also the subject UAE S.S – which stands for ‘united arab emirates social studies’. social studies? social studies?! when i was his age, i don’t even know what a ‘social studies’ subject is. heck, i don’t even know what ‘social’ means! if i’m not mistaken, in this subject they will learn about the culture and customs in the UAE, like the national dress – abaya and kandura for example.

 

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and how about that tuesday lesson at the end – ICT? info & communication tech? man! kids these days seem to be born complete with IT manual haha. year 1 pun ade computer lesson! well, babies as young as few months can already operate the mouse once they learn how to sit up!

i was already in my standard 5-6 when i got to even touch my first computer keyboard! when abah brought back that bulky desktop, we were so excited that we slept in front of the computer so that we could be the first to play with it when we woke up. haha.

on the other hand, it’s a very positive thing when you realize that these young kiddos motivate themselves to learn how to spell their favorite cartoon so that they could ‘search’ for the videos on youtube. they can also play all sorts of language/maths game on the internet all by themselves.

 

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khaleef is in the blue team - water

 

study smart, and play hard my son! discover your passion, and explore your imagination. mak and bapak will always be around to lend a hand (and nag you about homework). most of all, ENJOY because when you’re all grown up, you’ll soon realize that this is one of the best times of your life!

10 comments:

Affieza said...

Untunglah Year 1 dh bljr mcm2 subject...mmg jauh lah berbeza kalau nk compare ngn kita dulu2...hehe..

nurbeena said...

Budak2 zaman sekarang dah belajar macam2 diusia muda. Itulah peredaran zaman

Liz Rohaizat said...

budak skrg dah advance kan? kalau kita fikir di mana kita berada masa kita sebaya dia, mmg jauh beza la.

Syigim said...

>> affieza, alhamdulillah dpt blaja mcm2. mmg kita dulu blaja yg basic2 je maths, english, bm, pi ngaji sikit & waktu rehat hihi

>> nurbeena, betul dvd player pun pandai operate sendiri. nanti car-parts pun reti kot ;)

Syigim said...

>> liz, mmg jauh beza bab subject. tu sbb as parents pun kak make sure tak push dia sgt n jadi obsess about study je.. diorang dah cukup tensen dgn homework darjah satu pun! ;)

Ermayum said...

way to go dear sudah bujang hensome

betul - Q 3.5 years satu huruf tak kenal but know how to click fav bar and fine BEN 1) sites - unbelievable - i used computer masa dah sekolah menengah belajar masuk internet masa kat college u :)

Hidayah Ismawi said...

haha.. I remember going to standard 1 in Jeddah and it was awesome.. we did cool science experiments and sang songs .. learnt some arabic (I think..hehe).. sooo different to going to standard one again back in malaysia. Hope he enjoys school :)

transformed housewife said...

wow! the subjects are so advance. Well, even in Malaysia, kids are expected to know how to read both in BM and English before they go Standard 1! If they still can't read, they are considered as 'slow learners' in Standard One.

Syigim said...

>> ermayum, betul la tu.. kita ni kat college baru merasa ade laptop sendiri, budak2 ni belum tadika dah ade 1-2 laptop kat rumah - mak & bapak punya ;)

>> hidayah, alhamdulillah for the arabic classes! so far so good! :)

Syigim said...

>> kak nur, alamak khaleef baca BM ikut phonics omputeh la ;) kena brush up sblom balik msia ;)

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