Global Indian International School Blog

    Gratifying experience to be part of Howdy Modi organising team

    October 3, 2019

    It was an event to remember. Two state heads, one large stadium, nearly 50,000 cheering, clapping, enthusiastic crowd; standing ovations, victory laps and lots of friendly overtures.

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    GIIS - A Pioneer school for CBSE in Singapore

    September 27, 2019

    The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education, India) is an internationally recognised K-12 curriculum that has been preparing young people for admittance to universities around the world for over 50 years, and Global Indian International Schools (GIIS), Singapore, has been prominently recognised as an education leader, awarding CBSE...

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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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    Bond, explore and increase literacy by reading with your child

    May 21, 2019

     

     

    Reading with your child is not just a pre-school activity. As parents may well know, knowing the alphabets does not on its own lead to advanced reading abilities. Readers have to recognise the context and the intended audience of the text. Appropriate vocabulary and sentence patterns also contribute to better comprehension of reading...

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    World Leaders and Peace Activists Inspire GIIS Students

    May 15, 2019

     

     

    Many world-famous leaders have visited GIIS over the years, including Lee Kuan Yew, the first Prime Minister of Singapore; Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India; Ela Gandhi, the peace activist and granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi; and Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Honourable Union Minister of India. These are just a few of the...

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    Cost of Schooling in Singapore

    May 1, 2019

     

    If you’re reading this post, there’s a good chance that you have recently relocated to Singapore, or perhaps in the planning stages. As part of your due diligence, you are likely researching the cost of schooling in Singapore and other details about private schools that exist here.

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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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    5 Ways GIIS Embraces ‘Learning by Doing’ Approach

    April 11, 2019

    Experiential Learning or 'Learning through reflection on doing' is being argued by experts as a path forward for students who wish to be all-rounders and apply the acquired knowledge in real-life situations. A school that aims to balance academic excellence with holistic development, GIIS uses a very practical and hands-on approach to education.

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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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