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With Our Intelligences, We Make A Difference!

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The MIIS Mission

Our mission is to foster the holistic development of students and their multiple intelligences, through meaningful learning and a culture fo respect, to enable them to be leaders in the 21st century and global citizens who will use their intelligences to make a difference.

What is an MI Student?

The ideal MI student should embody:

Competence

Competence in various discipline areas by demonstrating the ability to think critically, innovate, problem-solve, and embody and entrepreneurial mindset.

Character

Character to act ethically and morally in the service of others by reflecting the pillars of character.

Leadership in the community

Leadership in the community by being a good global citizen and steward for the environment.

Multiple Intelligences used for good work

Multiple intelligences used for good work by using one’s intlligences to make a difference.

The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Howard Gardner of Harvard has identified seven distinct intelligences. This theory has emerged from recent cognitive research and “documents the extent to which students possess different kinds of minds and therefore learn, remember, perform, and understand in different ways,” according to Gardner (1991).

According to this theory, “we are all able to know the world through language, logical-mathematical analysis, spatial representation, musical thinking, the use of the body to solve problems or to make things, an understanding of other individuals, and an understanding of ourselves.

Where individuals differ is in the strength of these intelligences – the so-called profile of intelligences – and in the ways in which such intelligences are invoked and combined to carry out different tasks, solve diverse problems, and progress in various domains.” 

Musical

Music-smart kids how sensitivity to rhythm and sound. They love music, but they are also sensitive to sounds in their environments. They may study better with music in the background. 

Visual-Spatial

Picture-smart learners think in terms of physical space, as do architects and sailors. Very aware of their environments. They like to draw, do jigsaw puzzles, read maps, daydream. They can be taught through drawings, verbal and physical imagery. 

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Linguistic

These learners have highly developed auditory skills and often think in words. They like reading, playing word games, making up poetry or stories. They can be taught by encouraging them to say and see words, read books together. 

Logical-Mathematical

Think conceptually, abstractly and are able to see and explore patterns and relationships. They like to experiment, solve puzzles, ask cosmic questions. 

Bodily-Kinesthetic

Body smart kids have a keen sense of body awareness. They like movement, making things, touching. They communicate well through body language and be taught through physical activity, hands-on learning, acting out, role playing. 

Interpersonal

These students learn through interaction. They have many friends, empathy for others, street smarts. They can be taught through group activities, seminars, dialogues. 

Intrapersonal

These learners tend to shy away from others. They’re in tune with their inner feelings; they have wisdom, intuition and motivation, as well as a strong will, confidence and opinions. They can be taught through independent study and introspection. 

Naturalistic

People with nature smarts learn best when they are able to explore their natural environment. They learn well through outdoor activities, learning and classifying things, and watching science and nature videos.

We are accredited by the Council of International Schools

The Council of International Schools (CIS) is a membership community committed to high quality international education.

Our CIS community includes more than 1300 institutions – 738 schools and 583 colleges and universities representing 116 countries.

As a global non-profit membership organization, CIS provides services to primary and secondary schools, higher education institutions and individuals that share these ideals a desire to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to pursue their lives as global citizens; and a commitment to high quality international education.

This means that, at MIIS, your child is getting the highest standards in international education and the school continually improves the outcome of student learning.

Organizational Linkages and Affiliations

Below are just some of the international communities that MIIS is proud to be a part of.

Testimonials

See what our parents have to say about the MIIS community.

Now that we have come back to India, we are going to miss MI. But we are glad that the school has added value to our kids’ educational background and our Philippines too! While studying in MI, our kids never failed to surprise us! They know everything that was mentioned in their weekly schedules, and they learned to work independently and in groups as well!

Anjali Bisht

Mother of Diya and Ranveer

As educators, we are so impressed with the MI community. The administrators have always gone above and beyond in responding to our needs and concerns. The kuyas and ates have been so attentive to the well-being and safety of our girls. And, of course, the teachers have shown incredible dedication to the educational experience and personal needs and interests of our daughters.

Trena and Kevin Yonkers-Talz

Parents of Sophia, Grace, Hannah, and Emma

To my classmates and teachers from MI, I miss you guys. To my teachers, thank you for the hard work. I remember about Camp, Linggo ng Wika, Portfolio Night, and Iron Chef. One thing I learned from MI is to be responsible. To my friends and classmates, thanks for the laughter and I just wanted to say good luck to all of you….I’m proud to be an Mi student!

John Chua

Former MI student, now based in Canada

My attitude and perspective changed because my high school life has been a life changing experience. MI makes me want to go to school. it is a place where I found people I could rely on for the rest of my life. Thank you MI for helping me discover the leader in me. I am grateful that you have given me the opportunity to find myself, be confident, and influence others in a positive way.

Bernice Dy

Batch 2011

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