We held our first Making Learning Visible session for parents on Saturday, 27 July. It was a very informative session with the whole GGIS community getting together to discuss the first month of school. We received considered and valuable feedback from parents and teachers shared their observations on each student’s
GGIS takes child’s emotional and physical safety very seriously. Keeping that in mind we held a workshop on Safe Touch with UKG and Grade 1 kids. Ms. Purnima Gupta, a Psychologist with Childline was our Wizard Walked In guest and spoke to kids about how to protect their own bodies. She spoke
There is a very well known saying “healthy minds lives within healthy body“. We all know fresh air not only gives us healthy lungs with healthy body but also produce healthy mind too. Grade 1 participated in a class discussion about what they think a plant is. We took them to
UKG was given a problem to solve. A small little step near the entry was creating a lot of trouble because most people did not see it and would trip over very often. UKG was asked to think of a solution that would make the step visible. And what a
Every Kid Needs A Champion I think that the most effective teachers are those who believe in each student. We can talk about multiple intelligences and differentiated instruction forever, the most sound techniques won’t reach a student who feels that the teacher does not believe in his/her ability. We teachers
A pressing question though it is, most of us do not ask it. Especially schools do not. We are so ingrained in our existing notion of schooling that as soon as a child is born, the parents get worried about which school should they choose. Important however schooling is, it
Well, the title may seem like I am asking Sal to scratch something but it is actually about the amazing new programs available online that help kids learn. Hopefully, it will also help us as parents, educators and adults to try new methods of learning. Let talk of Code first.
I love TED. It is probably the best way to kill time and learn invaluable things. The videos are so diverse and so interesting, I have to literally look at the watch and stop playing the next one. The latest obsession I have over TED is Sugata Mitra. He is
We are in our start-up phase at the moment. There are parents who trust our words and vision and enrol with us now and then there are those who wait to see how things roll out. Very common of all start-ups. But one such tricky case is the 7th Grade.