Global Indian International School Blog

    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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    How Can Parents and Educators Minimise Exam Stress?

    April 27, 2019

    It's normal to experience some pressure or even anxiety about an upcoming exam. In fact, it's this heightened sense of awareness that allows students to function well and perform their best in a test. However, the pressure to perform is greater than ever before, with examination results playing a prominent role in a student's ability to succeed...

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    Why and How to Encourage Spirit of Inquiry in Children

    March 27, 2019

     

     

    When a child is being educated, they need to do more than just memorise facts and reiterate the thoughts and findings of those who came before them. Rather, throughout their schooling, they need to be able to continue to explore the natural curiosity that is present in all children. One challenge that all instructors face in the world today...

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    Social and emotional learning is an integral part of everyday school life

    February 11, 2019

     

     

     

    A successful adult is born not just of book learning, but from a child who has been taught important social and emotional lessons. These lessons empower their decision-making skills, their ability to work with others and their understanding of themselves. Learning environments that nurture these students weave social-emotional learning...

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    Dr Justice C.S Dharmadhikari was like a candle in the wind

    January 28, 2019

    To sum up the many qualities of Dr Justice C S Dharmadhikari in three words is to contain an ocean in a tin jar. But, for Global Indian International School, Justice was a friend, philosopher and guide, epitomising qualities that have been portrayed as the important steps of the later of success. The stalwart was a cofounder and patron of...

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    Why Children Should Learn Multiple Languages

    January 23, 2019

     

     

    Having the ability to speak multiple languages is an asset in the workplace and the community. Fluency in two or more languages expands one's career opportunities, especially in fields such as government and technology. Bilingual employees are in a prime position to accept assignments that require international travel or communicating with...

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    Is a Happy child a better student?

    January 10, 2019

     

     

     

    Whilst studies have long established that happiness leads to better workplace productivity, researchers have only recently begun exploring whether promoting happiness in the classroom leads to better overall achievements. Not surprisingly, the current body of research indicates a connection between a nurturing school environment and...

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    My experience as a Radio Jockey trainer at the SMART Campus

    January 7, 2019

     When I joined GIIS as a Media Executive I was absolutely thrilled at the thought of teaching students the one thing that I love the most in this world: Radio Jockeying. It was new, it was unconventional, and it was exciting to be surrounded by young minds who would be eager to learn something new. In the last four months, I have taught many...

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    Embracing the Art of Communication - What Is it and How Is It Taught?

    December 8, 2018

     

     

    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...

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    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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