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Outstanding Results for SWIS Students in 2019 College Applications
Jun 14 • 16 min
Greg Mason, University and Career Counselor SWIS, was the guest on SWIS ROC Radio today to update us on the outstanding successes achieved by the 2019 SWIS students in their college applications. For more information on this you can also read an earlier…
When JoshUA (SWIS) met Carlos & Nathan (SIS) to talk Sport!
May 22 • 48 min
#SWISROCRADIO finally went on their long awaited and highly anticipated tour of the far flung fields of Shekou. The venue for their road trip was the salubrious environs of Le 5 Chefs where they were warmly greeted by Claudio! On this first sports podcast…
Moving to China - Orientation Podcast #1
May 15 • 25 min
‘So you’ve decided to move to China….what now??’ This is the first in a series of podcasts aimed at helping new members of staff and the extended community before/during and after their move to Shenzhen. We will try to answer some of the key questions new…
The SWIS Webwise Parent Ambassador Group - Digital Citizenship in Action
Apr 22 • 14 min
***Note*** This Podcast is recorded in Chinese; it was also recorded in English and can be accessed at; https://anchor.fm/eugene-leonard/episodes/SWIS-Webwise-Parent-Ambassador-Group-Presentation—-English-e3q7s7/a-adjcge The SWIS Webwise Parent Ambassador…
The Harkness Method of Teaching by SWIS’ Matt Manfredi
Apr 17 • 22 min
This morning at SWIS, Matt Manfredi from Long Island in New York was the guest on SWIS ROC Radio. We hear a little bit of information about his family; his mother and father, Lois and Dante and his wonderful daughter, Kayley in Hanoi (who eats snails….).…
Our very own Greek Mathematician Spyros on SWIS ROC Radio
Mar 28 • 18 min
We were joined on the show today by our SWIS MYP Maths Teacher Spyros Kitsionas (the very first Greek on SWIS ROC Radio!) and David a student from the MYP. They spoke about the Middle School Basketball and High School Football teams. We also heard a…
G4 Blue Students Debut on SWIS ROC RADIO
Mar 27 • 5 min
This afternoon we had four students from G4 Blue on SWIS ROC Radio. They spoke excellently about topics such as Academic Honesty and Plagiarism. They ended the show with a short piece about the upcoming Sports Day on Friday. An excellent debut for our…
TEDx Debuts at SWIS (repeat episode from January 2019)
Mar 19 • 27 min
We are joined in the studio by SWIS Teacher Jaikala Prasad (DP Physics and MYP Science) who tells us some background information about herself in the first part of the show. We also hear about her home city Mumbai, what she values and is passionate about…
Sports Podcast with Juan Diego and Arthur
Mar 18 • 21 min
JD and Arthur are joined by our Rookie Host Mr Youngman to discuss the SWIS Sports Teams, their sporting heroes and favorite managers! We discover that baldness is the key to managerial success - all the greats are bald….Zidane, Guardiola, Topovic, Hatt,…
St.Patrick was a Sportsman at SWIS
Mar 15 • 30 min
This afternoon we recorded an extra special Sports Podcast on SWIS ROC Radio. What started out as an ordinary sports podcast, quickly descended in to an all out St.Patrick’s Day show! Pat Mustard (a famous Irish Character in the hit show Fr.Ted who…
STEM in Action - SWIS GENIUS ROCS Robotics Team
Mar 7 • 9 min
We hear from The GENIUS ROCS Robotics Team who tell us all about their recent trip to Shanghai to compete in the National Finals of the ACAMIS Robotics Competition where they performed excellently. For more information about our Robotics Team follow our…
The SWIS Model United Nations (MUN) Team
Jan 25 • 38 min
This afternoon we recorded an excellent podcast with the students and their supervisors from the MUN Team. Mrs Maria Chaytor and Ms.April D Our students Bhumija, Khushi, Jessie, Jessica from Grades 9-11 spoke excellently about the Model United Nations…
TEDx debuts at SWIS
Jan 18 • 27 min
We are joined in the studio by SWIS Teacher Jaikala Prasad (DP Physics and MYP Science) who tells us some background information about herself in the first part of the show. We also hear about her home city Mumbai, what she values and is passionate about…
University and Career advice from the SWIS Counselors
Jan 14 • 39 min
Dr. Greg Mason and J Wang are the first guests of 2019 on SWIS ROC Radio. They explain their respective roles at SWIS as well as providing some background information about themselves. We hear how a a College Counselor (Greg Mason) differs from a School…
Megan,Daryl & Usha
Dec 7, 2018 • 19 min
Another wonderful podcast on SWIS ROC Radio with the sports coaches talking Swimming, Basketball and a little bit about themselves (Daryl). Enjoy the show! SWIS ROC RADIO Listen, Like Learn
End of Movember 2018
Nov 30, 2018 • 15 min
Today we had the last in our series of Movember Podcasts at SWIS. We were joined in the studio by Quinton from Artisans Pizzeria in Houhai (Exit E1) who sponsored lunch for the Movember Crew at SWIS today. Thank you Quinton; The pizza was delectable. Gary…
Teachers TROUNCHED by Students on Basketball Court…again
Nov 22, 2018 • 14 min
There’s only one topic on the student’s lips this week and it is Basketball. Charlie and Vivien join Mr.Youngman in the studio! With yet another victory by the outstanding, athletic and student basketball team over the ageing, crippled and sometimes blind…
Mo Mo Mo Movember
Nov 16, 2018 • 19 min
In the second of our series of Movember Podcasts we were joined by Patrick Mc Donagh, from the SWIS PE Department. Alongside him was Phenix, a very happy parent of two SWIS children and Gary Isse from Shekou Daily. Phenix, provided a delicious Hamburger…
Join Touch Rugby at SWIS
Nov 15, 2018 • 12 min
Betty and Winnie are the guests on this weeks show. Betty told us that they are looking for recruits for Touch Rugby at SWIS so that they can have an all girls team. Their coaches are Brian Kasper, Shane Gower and Daniel Di Gregorio. Winnie provides us…
Mr. Campbell is Mr. Movember at SWIS
Nov 9, 2018 • 15 min
We had a very special Movember Podcast at SWIS today promoting the wonderful cause that 17 teachers at SWIS are participating in and accepting donations from the extended SWIS community. Look out for posters and banners around the school for more…
Parents NEED Sports and Vice Versa
Nov 7, 2018 • 22 min
Mr.Youngman, our Athletics Director at SWIS, joined SWIS ROC Radio, this morning to make a passionate plea to SWIS Parents to come along and support our students during sporting events throughout the year. We hear about the benefits of attending and…
Elena’s G2 Blue Weekly Chinese Language Podcast
Nov 6, 2018 • 5 min
Elena Li, returns as host with two students from her class to deliver a beautiful weekly podcast in Chinese. Her student Elina read a poem about her grandmother telling her stories​ of people from history and what she learned from it. Melody also read a…
PD Podcast - Play Based Learning
Nov 6, 2018 • 17 min
In this podcast, we hear from Majella Dowling, who talks to us about her recent Professional Development entitled ‘Play Based Learning’ at Yokohama International School, Japan. We also hear about ‘Movember’ as Championed by Kris Campbell. Teachers at SWIS…
AD Joshua Youngman is back for a second bite of the cherry on SWIS ROC RADIO.
Nov 2, 2018 • 16 min
Mr Youngman flush with success after his podcasting debut (in fact his debut was the lowest rated show in terms of plays and downloads this year!!!!) returns to SWIS ROC RADIO to talk about recent events in the sports department. He is Joined by Irene,…
Chinese Language Podcast by Grade 2 Blue
Nov 1, 2018 • 7 min
On today’s show we recorded a podcast with five students from grade 2 blue. The children spoke very confidently and clearly throughout the recording. It was their first ever podcast. They spoke about a poem which described the beautiful scenery that is…
Weekly Update from SWIS ROCS
Oct 23, 2018 • 18 min
This morning before I even managed to get a chance to have a coffee, our esteemed Athletics Director brought Bhumija, Aayush, and Oliver to the Makerspace to record our weekly Podcast. We heard about Swimming, Volleyball, Basketball, and MUN at SWIS.…
Happy Double Ninth Festival 重阳节 from the Chinese Department
Oct 16, 2018 • 8 min
Vicky and Eve recorded this wonderful podcast this morning explaining the background to the Double Ninth festival in both English and Chinese. Here is a little background to the Double Ninth Festival 重阳节 It is held on the 9th day of the 9th lunar month,…
Meet the Kasper/Thomson Axis
Oct 12, 2018 • 34 min
This week’s Podcast hears from Brian Kasper from Ohio and his wife Lena Thomson from California. Brian and Lena have been at SWIS for two years. Lena is the Head of the EAL department while Brian is a homeroom teacher in Grade 3. We hear about their past…
Sports Podcast with The Special Juan (JD) and Arthur
Sep 28, 2018 • 21 min
JD and Arthur are joined by our Rookie Host Mr Youngman to discuss the SWIS Sports Teams, their sporting heroes and favorite managers! We discover that baldness is the key to managerial success - all the greats are bald….Zidane, Guardiola, Topovic, Hatt,…
An update from the SWIS ROCS Sports Teams
Sep 21, 2018 • 9 min
Edwin and Ella discuss their roles within the volleyball and soccer teams, their coaches, ways to improve and their goals for the upcoming season.
Scott takes his Hatt off to the SWIS ROCS SOCCER Teams
Sep 14, 2018 • 17 min
Scott Hatt, our American Soccer Coach is joined in the studio by Yaqing - Superstar Player from the MS Girls Soccer team. Both of them were in great form as their respective teams were triumphant this week with Yaqing telling us about their epic 6-5…
Meet the Sports Coaches
Sep 6, 2018 • 12 min
We were honored this morning to have in the SWIS Makerspace Nemanja Topovic, the Superstar Coach from Serbia hoping to lead our soccer teams to glory this year on the green fields of China. He was joined by Devon Moore - High School Volleyball Coach.…
Meet the Milhollands
Aug 31, 2018 • 25 min
This week on SWIS ROC Radio we are entertained by the Milhollands; two new and very interesting and amusing members of the SWIS Staff. Mori who was born in Israel to American parents moved to the US when she was 14 and has lived in Paris, Brazil, Costa…
Welcome back to SWIS ROC Radio
Aug 28, 2018 • 26 min
The returning Majella Dowling just fresh off the boat from Ireland is joined in the SWIS Makerspace by Amanda Shepherd and Kelly Mc Bride who are new members of the SWIS Staff. Amanda and Kelly discuss their transition to life in China and their…
SWIS Pride; Athletics Director Joshua Youngman leads the parade!
Aug 28, 2018 • 15 min
Due to popular demand from our international audience the enigmatic Joshua Youngman makes his long awaited return to SWIS ROC Radio to discuss the SWIS Athletic Teams and their talented bunch of coaches. In his own words “Coaching a team is a very…
Murder in the Knife Room - MYP Drama Production
May 25, 2018 • 14 min
Justin Barrett, the MYP Drama Teacher is joined in the studio with Olive, Katrina and Oscar to discuss the upcoming MYP Drama Production which takes place next week at SWIS. A great hosting job by Mr. Barrett….we look forward to the follow up podcast…
Happy Mother’s Day - Chinese Language Podcast
May 10, 2018 • 8 min
A Beautiful Mother’s Day Podcast including a song from the Grade 2 children at SWIS. Happy Mother’s Day to all.
Chinese Language Poetry Podcast
May 7, 2018 • 7 min
In this Unit, the children have been learning about Ancient Chinese Poets and their poetry as well as traditional Chinese culture. In this episode, the G4 boys speak about a number of poets. Well Done Boys.
Chinese Language Podcast - Famous Chinese Poets
May 7, 2018 • 7 min
In this Unit, the children have been learning about many Chinese Ancient Poets and their poetry as well as traditional Chinese culture. The G4 girls speak about one of these Chinese Poets. Enjoy the show.
Chinese Poet - Xue Tao
May 4, 2018 • 5 min
Our G4 girls talk about a famous Chinese Poet Xue Tao who lived in 768AD during the Tang Dynasty. They were pretending to be Xue Tao and described what her life may have been like for her. Our very first Podcast in Chinese at SWIS live on SWIS Roc’ Radio;…
The day before the G5 Exhibition and the nerves are beginning to show……
Apr 25, 2018 • 14 min
Vanessa interviews a number of students and teachers in the first part of the show…she is clearly a little nervous! We recorded live while the children were setting up in the Makerspace so it’s a little rough around the edges. Part 2 of the show has…
Nearing the end of the G5 Exhibition…..
Apr 13, 2018 • 11 min
Our three new podcasters from G5 confidently speak about the upcoming exhibition on the 25th April. I think you will agree that they did an amazing job in planning, recording and publishing this episode in 40 minutes. Awesome work girls.
Creativity Day - Book Character Day and Exhibition
Mar 30, 2018 • 15 min
G5 Students speak about the week they just had at SWIS : Spirit Week included Creativity Day/Book Character Day and several other events which the students discuss. They then discuss the G5 Exhibition. A new presenter this week and 3 students who have…
Makerspace Mayhem
Mar 28, 2018 • 23 min
Mark Tymchyna is joined in the studio by Joanne Anderson. Mark gives a detailed analysis of the last UOI where the G3 classes made excellent use of the SWIS Han’s MakerSpace. Click the links to see some videos of their time in the Makerspace.…
Grade 5 Exhibition @SWIS 2018 -Week 3
Mar 22, 2018 • 10 min
Ruhi, our host, speak to Anne and Hannah about the third week of the exhibition. They discuss the role of the Mentor, their feelings at this stage of the process and the opening ceremony of the Exhibition. A great job by the G5 girls this week who as…
Grade 5 Exhibition 2018 - Week 2
Mar 15, 2018 • 11 min
We are already in Week 2 of the Grade 5 Exhibition 2018. Our host Nico Umana is joined in the studio by Mr.Wakim and Ms.Vicky in the first part of the show and then Jeff and Nicky in the second half. They discuss the events of the week, mentors, feelings…
Sports & Language Acquisition with SWIS’ Athletics Director Joshua Youngman
Mar 11, 2018 • 43 min
An awesome podcast with the new Athletics Director at SWIS - Mr. Joshua Youngman from Des Moines who speaks about the Athletics Programme at SWIS, Joining ACAMIS, his background as a farmer in Des Moines and coaching advice for both students and teachers.…
Exhibition 2018 @ SWIS Shenzhen
Mar 9, 2018 • 10 min
The very first podcast of the SWIS 2018 G5 Exhibition with Ruhi interviewing Dave and Maggie, two of our teachers in G5 in the first half of the show and then her classmates Lion, Augusto and Deepayan in the second part of the show. As with all of our…
PD Podcast - APPEC (Asian Pacific Physical Education Conference)
Mar 1, 2018 • 22 min
Members of the PE Department including Patrick Mc Donah, Nemanja Topovic and Geoff Carter speak about the Asian Pacific Physical Education Conference that they attended in November 2017. A very informative podcast. Well done to the PE Department. Great…
PD Podcast - Making the PYP Happen
Feb 28, 2018 • 23 min
Daryl Tuttle is joined in the studio by Majella Dowling to discuss their recent workshop ‘Making the PYP Happen’ which they attended during the Chinese New Year holiday. A really informative an enjoyable Podcast. Unfortunately the sound quality was patchy…
PD Podcasts @SWIS_Shenzhen
Feb 10, 2018 • 21 min
The very first PD Podcast at SWIS Shenzhen, hosted by Eugene Leonard with Franco Rodriquez, Nicola Brass and Jordan Mc Kay as guests speaking about their recent readers and writers workshop in Hong Kong. They reveal some fascinating details about…
Living Museum 2017
Oct 13, 2017 • 13 min
Hannah, our host is joined in the studio by Angel, Jeff and Kinting who discuss the transition from G4-G5 and the Living Museum which took place this morning.
Transitioning to G4 @SWIS Shenzhen
Oct 10, 2017 • 4 min
Bob - our new host in G4 Green is joined in the studio by Zepline, Amy, Max and Bailey who discuss what it is like to be a student in Miss Kinneard’s G4 @SWIS_Shenzhen!
Significant People Podcast - Mr.David Harvey Interview Podcast
Sep 20, 2017 • 30 min
Ruhi is joined in the studio for the first G5 Yellow Podcast of the year by Lion and Anne. They discuss the transition from G4 to G5 and what they are looking forward to in G5 and are a little bit nervous about. In the second part of the show Ruhi is…
The 1st Podcast of the new school year from G5 Green @SWIS_Shenzhen
Sep 17, 2017 • 13 min
Nico, our presenter talks to Sammy, Zack and Nicky who discuss the start of the new school year and the transition from G4 to G5. It seems they all really lile their new teacher Mr.Ashraf! Maybe his interesting dress sense…who knows? They also talk about…
Grade 4 Red Class Organizations Podcast
Jun 5, 2017 • 12 min
Ruhi is joined by Audrey, Nico, Augusto and Angie who discuss the organizations that they set up in G4 Red as part of their last UOI at Shen Wai International School in Shenzhen China. A fantastic Podcast - well done to all involved!
SWIS ROC RADIO -Grade 4 Yellow Podcast
May 31, 2017 • 12 min
Selene is joined by Andy, Anne and Alex who discuss the latest activities in Grade 4! A great show by these excellent students!
Grade 4 Green Podcast
May 19, 2017 • 16 min
Maria is joined by Deepayan, Hannah and Lion as they discuss the various activities taking place in Grade 4 Green at Shen Wai International School in Shenzhen China.
The Very First G4 Podcast at SWIS
May 9, 2017 • 11 min
The G4 Students talk to the host Ruhi about their new unit of inquiry! An awesome first attempt at Podcasting by the students!
SWIS Grade 5 PYP Exhibition 2017
Apr 28, 2017 • 38 min
The Grade 5 PYP Exhibition at SWIS took place at SWIS over the course of 2 days - the 27th and 28th of April 2017. This is the first of 2 podcasts recorded live on the day. Joey, Zitong and I co hosted during both days. We had a great time talking to…
Joey’s return to SWIS Roc Radio!
Mar 31, 2017 • 16 min
Joey, our awesome presenter last year joins Margaux, Jasmine and Zitong to talk about the SWIS G5 Exhibition 2017,as well as answering some of the questions all the G5 children are wondering about the MYP.
Week 3 of the SWIS Exhibition 2017
Mar 14, 2017 • 9 min
Margaux, Zitong, Brian and Winnie are back to talk about the challenges they are facing at present during the exhibition as well as tell us how their first mentor meeting went.
Grade 5 SWIS Exhibition 2017 Podcast - Week 2
Mar 7, 2017 • 9 min
Margaux, our host is joined in the studio by Zitong, Winnie and Brian, to discuss events in the second week of their exhibition journey. An awesome show by the G5 children!
Exhibition 2017 @SWIS kicks off!
Feb 27, 2017 • 7 min
The new and exciting host of SWIS ROC Radio,Margaux is joined in the studio by Zitong, Liv and Henry, who have a lively discussion on the first week of the 2017 Exhibition at SWIS. A great start to the new presenters Podcasting career!
Podcast on The Cambodia Project and Chinese New Year events at SWIS
Feb 2, 2016 • 4 min
This Podcast includes an interview with a SWIS parent in which he explains in greater detail The Cambodia Project which G5 children have been participating in.
Living Museum
Jan 21, 2016 • 2 min
This week as part of the summative assessment task for the ‘Where we are in Place and Time’ unit we created a Living Museum.
Nobel Prize
Jan 7, 2016 • 2 min
About the nobel prize, what date it is awarded in, who invented it, what types of prizes there are, and also a few people who have won it.