“Bhaiyya, 21 Fatehpura kahan hai?” I asked the local subzi wala in the humid afternoon in Udaipur. “Shikshantar jana hai?” beamed the septuagenarian pointing towards a lush green piece of land in the midst of an urban landscape. The pride in his voice told me that my pilgrimage to Shikshantar
GGIS is a young school. And like most young people it is curious, agile and keen to practice new things. We come across many things every now and then but today I would want to share our just-begun journey of the 7 Habits program. Many of us know about this
The Hour of Code is a global movement by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries through a one-hour introduction to computer science and computer programming. On 9th December 2016 GGIS participated in Hour of Code at Digicorp house. Our students practiced coding for an hour with millions of
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
Every academic year I visit different schools covering a broad spectrum of places. American School of Bombay (ASB), based in Mumbai, was one of my must-visit places for this year and I finally made it there. It was truly a unique experience to be there. A few of the key ideas I noticed
Last week I had the chance to attend a Principals’ meet organised as a part of the Discover Tomorrow- Future of Learning event by Economic Times at Calorx Olive International School. Mrs. Ashish Garg was a speaker who spoke loads about the aspirations of the nation. What truly hooked me
This week we do a workshop with our parents called How To- Phonics. The purpose of the workshop is to make parents aware of how Phonics works and how they can be equal partners in helping their children learn language. As parents spend far more time with the child than
Winter Sparks is a series of fun & interactive workshops GGIS conducts for children and the like-minded! Find out more and join the fun.
The school as we know it is changing. The shifting paradigm of today’s education forces us to think how to align our curriculum and teaching methods to the world of information. Come discuss these topics on Saturday with educator Kiran Sethi at Ahmedabad Management Association.