Sal, Scratch and Code

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.

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Sugata Mitra and why I love him

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

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Catch 22. Its rather Catch 7!

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.

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inspirED, Delhi 2013

You go to conferences. And then you go to InspireED. The experiences at both are totally different. InspirED is more of a carnival than a conference. Think of it, there is a dhol and dancing participants and eclectic mix of people and lots and lots of bright children eager to

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Transport v/s Admission

We have a parent seeking admission at GGIS from Kalol. It is about 20 kilometers from our school in the opposite direction of Ahmedabad. We were not sure we would able to provide transport to Kalol. Hence we refused the admission. But they are persistent parents. They insist that they

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Ahmedabad with Kids

I have two kids and I know Ahmedabad is not a very exciting place for kids. But there are places we can visit with kids. Places most adults would either not know of or would not be interested in. But I was out of options for my daughter. And taking

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All About Education Boards in India

Choosing a Board of Education is one of the most difficult choices one makes. To help all of you out here we have the summary of  All About Boards – a talk where Sridhar Rajagopalan shared very interesting viewpoints about it. He has worked extensively with all Boards and it was

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Will you play Hindi songs in the bus?

Another question from another concerned parent. Living in India you cannot escape Bollywood. But when your child comes home humming the fevicol song from Dabangg 2, some how you want to play the censor board member. In our transport at GGIS, we would want to be vigilant without being dictator-like.

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Can you argue with authority?

Had an interesting discussion with Shriya- a fellow mom, who was not sure if kids who are trained to question authority are going to do well later. Her contention- life is not always fair and there are times you have to take things as they are handed down. My point-

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Welcome to GGIS

We shall share our thoughts and discuss all things education here. However the views presented here are of the author himself/herself and not necessarily of the school. Let us bring about a platform of healthy discussions regarding education.

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TheGGIS, one of the best CBSE & International School in Ahmedabad. For higher grade  GGIS offers Cambridge board as well. If you are looking for Top CBSE School in Ahmedabad, GGIS is perfect choice. Admission are open in  GGIS Gems Genesis International School in Ahmedabad. TheGGIS is perfect education place for expat & NRI . GGIS is best choice for IGCSE board as well.

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