We often hear the call to “give back” in society. But why is it so important to heed this call? As it turns out, community service does more than help recipients; it also benefits givers as well.
For their future success, today's students need to know how to communicate, yet many are graduating without this critical skill. At GIIS, we aim to help our students graduate with all of the skills they need for success, including communication skills. We've already discussed why communication skills are critical, so here is a closer look...
Visit our culinary studio while cooking is underway and you will find groups of children enthusiastically trying their hands at various techniques, experimenting with different combinations of ingredients and learning to use appliances and kitchen utensils with confidence.
Children entering their primary years are faced with a critical moment; not only are they approaching the time when academic success becomes fundamental, but they are also just beginning to discover who they are and who they want to become.
Dr Maria Montessori famously said:
“The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn.”
At Global Indian International School (GIIS), we have embraced this philosophy whole-heartedly even while designing a unique pedagogy which combines focal points of the esteemed Montessori curriculum with...
Person 1: Oh, you took Biology in your 12th? Then you should take medicine.
Person 2: If you are a student of Biology, then medicine is the only course you can opt for.
Person 3: Don’t you know Biology and Medicine are synonymous?
Person 4: You cease to exist if you are not a doctor.
Many parents have been associating the stream of Biology with...
People say there is magic in music, that it's a true language of the soul.
Research says those people are right. According to peer-reviewed studies in major publications, music education can elevate children's IQ, improve their emotional outlook and enhance academic achievement in non-music subjects.
Supporting the development of lifelong learning skills isn’t just something we talk about at GIIS. It’s infused in everything we do.
Imagine this: An 8-year old child is alone at home, and wants to spend time drawing. While rummaging through the drawers to find a pencil, the child finds a S$10 note. After a quick look around to ensure no one is watching, the child smoothly picks up the note, pockets it and gets back to routine.
Designed for 21st-century learning, the Global Indian International School (GIIS) SMART Campus in Punggol is built around an innovative “nest” concept that creates a safe and nurturing environment while allowing ample natural light and air to flow freely through all interior spaces. The structures on the SMART Campus also stress the...