Global Indian International School Blog

    IB Theory of Knowledge: What it is and how it leads to critical thinking?

    August 9, 2019

     

     

     

    Of the two subjects that make IB Diploma Programme stand out as a sought after curriculum is Theory of Knowledge (TOK). The subject, like Extended Essay, is mandatory for all students, and if executed well by them, can go a long way in giving students a strong chance of achieving a high score. 

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    Play and good play environment are necessary in Kindergarten

    July 26, 2019

    Play is essential for child's development, so much so that its importance is recognised by the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights. Play lays the foundation for a wide range of skills: motor, exploratory, language and social, to name a few.

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    Artists Inspire Students to appreciate Performing Arts and be Devoted to One’s Field

    July 18, 2019

    What does it truly take to succeed? When one looks at a famous movie star, it is easy to imagine that success just “happened”. Overnight, this person became a famous star. But what people do not see is the hard work, humility and dedication that went into achieving this goal. 

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    How does International Curricula add value?

    July 5, 2019

    International curricula are increasingly becoming a preferred choice for students and parents as the education is evolving from being local to international. Futuristic schools are offering international curricula as they aim to nurture students as global citizens.

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    When I hosted my first podcast at the Radio Studio in my school

    June 29, 2019

     

    I recently got the opportunity to host one of the podcasts where I had to interview Ms Divya Prasad, the student counsellor at GIIS SMART Campus, on exam stress. Although I had listened to podcasts before, the idea of hosting a podcast made me nervous.

    Podcasts are an initiative by my school to give students a platform to explore their skills...

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    Spend your school holidays reading these books

    June 21, 2019

     

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    Get Prepared for Grade 6 With This Reading List

    June 20, 2019

    Reading is the foundation for all learning, which is why we encourage our students to continue to read and explore different texts while at Global Indian International School. Here's our reading list of non-fiction titles for students of Grade 6, which will stimulate their imagination as well as teach them basic life lessons:

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    Generation Z needs technology in their education

    June 15, 2019

    Most of the present primary and secondary schools are catering to Generation Z, or post-millennials. Any progressive school will agree that confining Gen Z to regimented classroom and chalk-and-talk teaching will lead to futile learning. To keep up with the present generation’s learning style, schools have to leverage on technology.

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    5 things that make Singapore Unique

    June 10, 2019

    Singapore is a small but prosperous island nation that has a lot to offer when it comes to quality of life and individual growth. Although a little red dot on the world map, the country is very conducive for families and raising kids in a happy and safe environment.

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    A TV Studio in GIIS SMART Campus

    May 29, 2019

    A small crew works behind the scenes to ensure everything is in place before showtime; then, the cameras roll. A student takes on the role of the news anchor, narrating events that have recently taken place within the school community, whilst another set of students produce a commercial to showcase their marketing skills. Sketches like this...

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