Global Indian International School Blog

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Engineering as a career has wide range of choices

    March 4, 2019

     

     

     

    Engineering has contributed to the development of civilisation in many ways. Right from the invention of the wheel, engineers have improved human way of life and helped make the world a much more comfortable, safe place. The constant need for betterment of life led to engineering branching our into various discipline within itself, and...

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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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    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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    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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    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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