Spread over 4000 sqft, NIS is equipped with all safety measures to provide children plenty of room for free movement. An open play area spread with green mats, a wide sand pit, slide, etc., welcomes the child and tickles their mood. A well equipped and dedicated gym corner is inviting for a healthy living. Each classroom is equipped with educational aids which generate creativity and the myriad activities are carefully selected to be age appropriate and stimulating. Montessori materials and methods are integrated. Based on the idea of learning through the senses, these materials ignite the mind. Interactive white board activities are further incorporated as needed. Together, the NIS infrastructure for the little child is beautifully arranged to provide a rich, carefree, warm and inviting environment for every child.
The NIS environment abounds with possibilities for the young mind. A huge range of pedagogical learning materials are arranged for children to pick and work on their own. Children work independently, in groups and together as a class. Circle time involves singing songs, playing percussion instruments, acknowledging each other, show and tell, and kinesthetic exercises. Learning environments and field trips address their senses and their multiple intelligences. Many music and art forms are explored together to nurture creativity, develop curiosity, stimulate their senses and inspire their little souls.
Spacious classrooms and free play and activity zones are designed such that every student gets the teacher's maximum individual attention while enabling the teacher to conduct group learning sessions. In addition to the regular class rooms there are a number of other rooms like the Student resource center, Audio-Visual room, Art and Craft rooms to facilitate better learning.
Each classroom is enabled with interactive smart class facility for easy access to learning resource and equips the teacher to facilitate real time teaching. Maximum student strength for each class is kept at 30 and ergonomically designed and comfortable furniture adds to the learning environment of the class room.
Computer lessons form an integral part of the curriculum at NIS, Bangalore. A dedicated broadband Internet connection in the lab provides Internet access to source websites for educational materials. Computer sessions and Internet access are monitored and supervised by computer teachers who aid and guide the children through the sessions.
The design of the computer curriculum emphasizes on concept clarity rather than merely providing information. At the primary and middle level, students are trained to use computers with focus on application software like Word Art, Picture Maker and Paint. Students are also trained to use MS-Office applications like MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint.
The Science Laboratory
The ultra-modern Science Lab at NIS, Bangalore, is designed to spark creativity and interest in the basic sciences.
The Science lab also provides an open environment for students to experiment and do research work. Under the professional guidance and assistance of the science teachers, students are encouraged to exhibit their creative skills.
The main lab also has a special area 'Junior Science Lab' where students in the middle school get a hands-on experience.
Updated on: [September 12, 2017]