Global Indian International School Blog

    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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    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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    Smoothen the Transition of your child from India to Singapore

    October 23, 2018

    As adults, we know the benefits of living cross-culturally. Young people especially gain a global worldview, valuable language skills and the ability to create bridges between cultures.  In fact, 44% of children who grow up in cross-cultural settings earn a graduate degree by age 22, and most of them work in highly skilled professions such as...

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    Ten Tips for Life in Singapore

    October 22, 2018

    Fast-paced and cosmopolitan, Singapore is an exciting city in which to work and raise children. Many modern Indian families relish Singapore's thriving cultural milieu and robust economic scene. But as with any change, relocating to Singapore can prove stressful for children and teens unless everyone knows how to blend in.

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    How to communicate with the sullen/non-communicative teenager

    October 10, 2018

    Parents always fondly remember the time when their sons and daughters spoke to them incessantly when they were little. The children would habitually talk a lot, tell the parents about their day, about their friends and their school and play. Parents often the joy in such interactions, recalling the time when such chats were fun, informative as...

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    Conscious Parenting for the 'Third Culture Kids'

    September 5, 2018

    Our modern world is a global village. Families have moved for work from their countries of origin to lands of different cultures and ways of life, where they settle down and raise their children. 

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    Students Thrive When They No Longer Worry About Safety

    August 28, 2018

     

    When students and staff feel free to take in the nature-inspired sights and sounds at the GIIS SMART Campus, we know we will have succeeded in creating a safe and secure learning environment. Use of cutting-edge technology helps ensure our 3500+ students and staff take our commitment to the safety of our learning community seriously.

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    Facial Recognition in the SMART Campus ensure safety, security!

    June 14, 2018

    Facial recognition was an idea first explored in the 1960s. It was Captain James T Kirk and his crew of space explorers who were seen to use this technique to access rooms onboard the starship USS Enterprise.

    What was seen as science fiction back then is now a reality. And this high end technology has been replicated in GIIS SMART Campus which...

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    The future of education is here!

    April 14, 2018
     

    Remember the time when schools were classrooms with wooden furniture, basic facilities, a single teacher and textbook-heavy learning? Education, back then, was designed to meet the need of the hour.

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