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Brenda Lo

Brenda Lo

I fell in love with teaching when I interacted with the students. I discovered that learners can also teach teachers how to learn. I like to make my lessons fun and full of drama and games.

Brenda Lo graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a BA in Comparative Literature. She pursued her further studies at the University of Saint Joseph and qualified for her MA in Education. She brings her understanding of education to every classroom. Brenda enjoys learning languages herself.


  • BA (Comparative Literature) The University of Hong Kong
  • MEd University of Saint Joseph
  • CELTA Diploma University of Cambridge
  • TESOL Diploma TESOL


How Attachment Theory Affects Young Children’s Development

Attachment theory is a psychological theory first proposed by the British psychiatrist Mr. John Bowlby in 1969. Attachment theory emphasizes the vital role of early relationships in shaping a child’s development. The theory explores how different attachment styles impact young children’s emotional, social, and cognitive growth. Understanding different attachment styles allows parents, teachers, and caregivers to recognize and respond appropriately to their child’s… Read More

The Importance of Adults Accompanying Children’s Learning

When it comes to children’s learning, the role of adults cannot be overstated. Whether it’s parents, teachers, or caretakers, the presence and active involvement of adults in a child’s educational journey plays a crucial role in their overall development. Let’s explore the reasons why adults accompanying children’s learning is vitally important. Firstly, adults provide guidance and support to children as they navigate the complexities of… Read More

The Importance of Addressing Young Learners’ Emotions

Emotional wellbeing plays a pivotal role in the overall development of young learners. Recognising and addressing their emotions is essential for creating a positive and productive learning environment. By acknowledging and dealing with their emotional needs, educators can foster healthy emotional growth, enhance academic performance, and promote long-term wellbeing. Emotional Development Young learners experience a wide range of emotions, including joy, sadness, fear, and frustration. Read More

Tactics for Guiding Young Readers

It’s a magical moment when a child is able to blend words and read. However, that’s not the end of their reading journey. The next stage is to fully understand what’s on the page, and there are many ways parents and teachers can help them do this. Take a look at these five essential steps to guide a child’s reading: Building on existing knowledge In… Read More

Making your Kindergartener’s Application Stand Out

A portfolio is an essential tool for showing target primary schools the incredible things your child has to offer. As a teacher at i-Learner, I’ve reviewed many student portfolios. Sometimes, these are stuffed full of certificates, reports and photos, and they look like an encyclopaedic history of a child, however there is nothing in them which particularly catches my eye. As you apply to primary… Read More

Teaching Sight Words through Games

As Miss Lucy discussed in last week’s article, sight words, or high frequency words, are those which appear frequently in English writing. Being able to spot them can definitely help a child’s reading speed and fluency. These words can seem very easy to learn (some are only 1 or 2 letters long), however, they can be difficult for young learners since they can have… Read More