Global Indian International School Blog

    My child learnt to cook in school!

    December 5, 2018

    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.

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    Building a Strong Foundation with Value-based Primary Education

    December 1, 2018

    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.

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    How a 'plus' in Montessori programme makes a big difference

    November 28, 2018

    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...

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    You thought Medicine is the only career for students of Biology?

    November 24, 2018

    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...

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    How studying music in schools is an important part of education

    November 19, 2018

     

    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.

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    Is There a Formula for Creating Future Ready Students?

    November 16, 2018

    Supporting the development of lifelong learning skills isn’t just something we talk about at GIIS. It’s infused in everything we do.

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    Why do adolescents keep secrets from parents?

    November 11, 2018

    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.

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    The Innovative Architectural Elements of the GIIS SMART Campus

    November 5, 2018

    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...

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    Why Communication Skills are important for Academic Success

    November 2, 2018

    Communication is complex and takes many forms. Students who master the subtleties of oral communication and non-verbal cues are better-prepared to articulate their ideas, show empathy toward others and constructively resolve a conflict. Compared to those who struggle to express themselves, effective communicators are more likely to succeed and...

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    Famous Singers and Actors Share Power of Music and Film to Uplift, Inspire and Connect

    October 31, 2018

    Why is the shared experience of listening to music so powerful? Music is a universal connector, bringing listeners together across languages, cultures, and traditions in a powerful, collaborative experience. Recent scientific research finds that music impacts the brain circuits involved in empathy and trust, increasing our willingness to...

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