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On No! Endangered Species!

July 21, 2021

Gr. 1 students were inquiring into living things, and what they need to survive, for their UOI “Sharing the Planet.” They inquired about what..

Economic Systems and Classroom Libraries

July 6, 2021

The traditional Grade 3 Market Day took a twist this year when the Grade 3s identified a big problem - their classroom libraries were a mess!..

Seven Great Reads to Dive into this Summer

June 22, 2021

The dog days of summer are upon us, and whether you are trying to survive another steamy Nagoya holiday or you are off on some adventure, the NIS..

Cracking the Code: NIS Student Shines at National Competition

June 15, 2021

Maki did her homework. As a Gr. 9 student in Shanghai she knew she was heading for NIS for the 20-21 school year. What would Gr.10 at Nagoya..

Seeking Science: Inquiry Based Learning and Students Who Embody It

May 6, 2021

Two Gr. 11 students set out on a mission...to see what more they could do with their curiosity and penchant for learning, especially in the field..

Japanese-English Bilingual Education: Why it’s Important and What it Looks like at NIS

March 26, 2021

 

Student Shines on International Stage

March 16, 2021

In an exciting culmination of her role as Chair of the Youth Forum, Mina completed her duties by presenting to the general assembly of the 14th..

How our International School Provides Creative Learning Spaces

March 13, 2021

We are at a wondrous time in the world, where things are changing and evolving at such a fast rate that it is almost impossible to predict where..

Four Benefits of an International Education for Multicultural Children

March 2, 2021

As parents of multicultural children, it’s important that the school you choose will embrace and nurture their multicultural identity. Their..

NIS Students Heading to United Nations Conference

February 26, 2021

The school is abuzz with the exciting news that two Grade 11 students will be heading to Kyoto, February 27 & 28, to attend the Kyoto Congress..

4 Key Differences Between Japanese Schools and International Schools

February 23, 2021

As a parent weighing the benefits and potential drawbacks of the Japanese school system versus an international school in Japan, there can be a..

Benefits of Multilingualism in Education - How Speaking More than One Language Improves Chances for Success

February 18, 2021

Speaking more than one language offers your children a great advantage in many areas of their  lives. Attending a school that embraces..

High School Student Council - Student Advocacy in Practice

February 5, 2021

  It's that time of year again...the time for the Executive Board of the High School Student Council (HSSC) to be elected and take their..

Explore our Campus: Why we Invest in our Learning Environment

February 4, 2021

  Much like anything in life, if you don’t have the right materials and resources available to you, it’s much harder to reach your goal.

Definition of Learning

February 4, 2021

At NIS, learning is defined as “a dynamic process which results in the sustained and demonstrable consolidation or extension of conceptual..