Anne Mathew Dammam Vice Principal ElementaryAnnie Mathew - Vice Principal of Elementary School, ISG Dammam

Annie Mathew joined the International Schools Group( former SAIS) in 1987. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1979 and completed her Masters degree in Zoology in 1982.

Ms. Mathew started her teaching career as Grade 3 teacher in ISG-Dammam and since then, the school has been her second home. She has been actively involved in the various initiatives of the school as the student enrollment rose from 300 students to over 1300 students at present. Ms.Mathew has taught various grade-levels- grades 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9. In 2001, she was appointed as the vice principal of the Elementary School. Since then, she has actively contributed to the steady growth of the school especially in the adoption of new academic programs and in the quality of teaching. Her main focus for the Elementary School has been to build strong foundational skills for the students along with character building and skills in communication, critical thinking and collaboration.

Current initiatives at ISG-Dammam Elementary School:

  • Supporting the School’s AFG goals to improve student performance in Reading and Writing by using the Writer’s Workshop, Reader’s Workshop, Accelerated Reader and EAL programs
  • Adoption of new Math program- New York Math Engage
  • Promoting 21st century learning with our staff and students
  • Continue to provide robust professional development programs for our staff to meet the needs of our diverse learners
  • Enhance collaboration among teachers by working on lesson plans and strategies to improve instruction through our Professional Learning Communities
  • Continue our work on authentic assessment methods and grade reporting system
  • Use Benchmark Assessments, MAP and STAR assessment data to analyze and improve instruction

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International Schools Group (ISG)
P. O. Box 31677
Al-Khobar 31952
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966-13-330-0555

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