As a school leader, very often I come across parents who have certain myths about international boards. I try my best to bust those myths to the best of my understanding. But it is not enough. So, here I have compiled a list of the most common myths people hold about international boards, especially in Ahmedabad.
GGIS organised a Curriculum and Phonic Workshop for Parents at School. The aim behind the workshop was to familiarise the parent with Curriculum for the session 2016-17. The same was executed by a Flipped Learning session.
Our kids love fast food restaurants. A burger and pizza are a treat. But we all also know that nothing beats the home-made, local-grown organic food. Burgers and pizzas are junk food and we try to keep their intake to a minimum But do we know what makes fast food
“I don’t like your education.” said the mother of Deepti (name changed) of Grade 3. That was the main concern amongst many others including financial conditions, mentioned by her when she handed me the application for Leaving Certificate of Deepti. I probed deeper. I had to. I was troubled with the
At GGIS, we offer English and Hindi as the only languages. We do not offer foreign languages and we do not plan to do so in the near future. One of the primary reasons why we do so is the futility of learning a new language in the absence of
GGIS believes in continuous development of students and teachers. As faculty members we are constantly learning how to make our classrooms better. And in the last two months we attended two different workshops and both were extremely useful. The first one, Nonviolent Communication was conducted by Uma Oza on our
Our Director, Ms. Minal Desai was one of the 65 educationists chosen to share her views (compiled by Educational Initiative) on Education Reform that can be shared with the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) and with the Prime Minister’s Office. The compilation named Roadmap on Education Reform is a
Online courses are the future of learning. MOOCs are everywhere. This is where our students would be. These are the statements we as educators hear or say very often. But I wanted to experience a MOOC before I could say something authentic. Hence I took up the Inspiring Leadership through Emotional
A professor of Maths Education at Stanford University in California, Jo Boaler, thinks that the way we teach maths is too boring. She likens it to teaching music. In a music class we would never just teach students to read notes and re-arrange them on a sheet of music. Instead