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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 multilingualism..

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 posts...

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..

Celebrating the Japanese Tradition of Setsubun

February 2, 2021

Oni wa Soto! Fuku wa Uchi! Literally translated: Out with the devil and in with good luck! This is the rallying cry for families around the country..

How Languages Help Students Develop a Multicultural Identity

February 2, 2021

Language is the connective tissue of a community. It is the means by which we communicate with others, share our thoughts and feelings, and connect..

Summer Program again looking to bring on the fun!

January 29, 2021

This year marks the 12th year of Nagoya International School's (NIS) Summer Program, our popular summer school focusing on the “Five C's”:..

The Importance of Maintaining Mother Tongue

January 21, 2021

While studying in English at an international school, maintaining your children’s mother tongue can prove challenging, but is absolutely possible..

Bringing Innovation to our School Tours

January 21, 2021

  With vast technology at our fingertips - or in our pockets - there has never been a better time to innovate and find new ways to enhance every..

Choosing an International School - A Parent’s Perspective

January 13, 2021

Choosing an international school for your children is one of the most important decisions you make as a family. With so many options and numerous..

Tackling Global Issues - The First Online Model United Nations

December 11, 2020

For nearly 30 years, NIS has participated in some form of a Model United Nations, and despite the COVID conundrum, this year was no exception...

Three Benefits of a Diverse Campus for Your Children

December 2, 2020

At Nagoya International School (NIS), we embrace the benefits of a diverse student body and the benefits of diversity in the classroom and use them..

Student Clubs Still Making an Impact

November 13, 2020

In a typical year, at this time in the midst of Q2, a group of students would be busily packing their bags, including their finest business attire,..

Google Classroom - Why the Switch?

November 6, 2020

Ms. Sylvia Johnston, the Tech Coordinator at NIS, talks about all the benefits of Google Classroom, explaining them in terms of the four pillars of..

How 3-Way Conferences Help Primary Students Steer Their Learning Goals

November 3, 2020

As an IB World School, one of the driving beliefs at NIS is that students, as learners, should be partners in their learning and have responsibility..