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Jan 26, 2024

As a founding member of the Global Alliance for Innovative Learning (GAIL), we unveil a series of extraordinary upcoming events that will revolutionize education through collaboration and innovation. Leading the coordination efforts, WISS is thrilled to present the highly anticipated Global AI Conference on the Use of AI in Education. This groundbreaking conference aims to unite educators from member schools worldwide, providing them invaluable insights into how AI can transform education and cultivate innovative learning approaches. Through a dynamic combination of expert presentations, interactive sessions, and stimulating discussions, participants will gain a profound understanding of the diverse applications of AI in teaching, learning, and educational management. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of an educational revolution and shape the future of learning!

As a founding member of the Global Alliance for Innovative Learning (GAIL), we unveil a series of extraordinary upcoming events that will revolutionize education through collaboration and innovation. Leading the coordination efforts, WISS is thrilled to present the highly anticipated Global AI Conference on the Use of AI in Education. This groundbreaking conference aims to unite educators from member schools worldwide, providing them invaluable insights into how AI can transform education and cultivate innovative learning approaches. Through a dynamic combination of expert presentations, interactive sessions, and stimulating discussions, participants will gain a profound understanding of the diverse applications of AI in teaching, learning, and educational management. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of an educational revolution and shape the future of learning! 

Jan 26, 2024

Embark on a remarkable journey of greatness alongside Sayuri, an extraordinary beacon of light at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS). Sayuri's story encapsulates determination, resilience, and an indomitable spirit that knows no boundaries. Through her transformative experience at WISS, she imparts a profound lesson – true greatness thrives beyond circumstances and abilities, flourishing through unwavering tenacity, self-belief, and the nurturing support of a compassionate community. Sayuri's narrative transcends triumph over adversity; it is a testament to the unyielding human spirit and the power of perseverance. Her journey inspires us to reject mediocrity and embrace our latent potential, reaching for the stars and embracing transformation within ourselves.

Embark on a remarkable journey of greatness alongside Sayuri, an extraordinary beacon of light at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS). Sayuri's story encapsulates determination, resilience, and an indomitable spirit that knows no boundaries. Through her transformative experience at WISS, she imparts a profound lesson – true greatness thrives beyond circumstances and abilities, flourishing through unwavering tenacity, self-belief, and the nurturing support of a compassionate community. Sayuri's narrative transcends triumph over adversity; it is a testament to the unyielding human spirit and the power of perseverance. Her journey inspires us to reject mediocrity and embrace our latent potential, reaching for the stars and embracing transformation within ourselves.


Sayuri's path to success began in 2019 when her family relocated to China, a bewildering new landscape. The challenge of unfamiliar languages and customs loomed large, but Sayuri stood resolute in her determination to seize every opportunity that came her way. As she navigated the uncharted waters of a new language and culture, the WISS community welcomed Sayuri and her family with open arms, extending personalized guidance and unwavering support and creating an environment uniquely conducive to growth and learning.

Jan 19, 2024

WISS  DanceFest 2024 undoubtedly earned its reputation as the "Hottest Ticket in Shanghai" and a hub for arts and music. The event brought together talented dancers from different schools, allowing them to showcase their skills, learn from one another, and create lasting memories. The breathtaking performances, the support from parents and relatives, and the dedication of everyone involved truly made this year's DanceFest a resounding success. As the curtains closed on this unforgettable event, the WISS community eagerly awaits the next edition of DanceFest, where the passion for dance and the spirit of collaboration will shine brightly again.

Dance is more than just an artistic expression or entertainment; it offers numerous benefits for students, encompassing physical, mental, and academic aspects. Dance activities can improve physical fitness, increase self-confidence, enhance cognitive abilities, relieve stress, and improve social skills. 


Physical Benefits

Participating in dance provides several physical benefits that contribute to overall well-being. Firstly, it improves physical fitness by enhancing strength, flexibility, coordination, and endurance. With regular dance practice, students experience improvements in cardiovascular health, stamina, motor skills development, body awareness, control, posture, and alignment.


Mental and Emotional Benefits

Dance has a positive impact on the mental and emotional well-being of students. It is a stress-relieving activity, allowing students to release tension and experience relaxation. Furthermore, the process of choreography and mastering dance techniques boosts self-confidence and self-esteem as students gain a sense of accomplishment. Dance also enhances concentration and focus, improving cognitive abilities, and students stay focused in other areas. Additionally, dance provides for emotional expression, enabling students to explore their emotions, ideas, and creativity.

Jan 19, 2024

The Grade 10 Personal Project at the Western International School Shanghai (WISS) is a highly anticipated and esteemed component of the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP). Serving as the pinnacle of their MYP journey, it holds immense significance for students' future success and personal development.  This unique project aims to ignite both passion and challenge in students, fostering their growth and learning. It is a platform where students can explore their interests, utilize their skills, and showcase their creativity. The diversity of projects undertaken by WISS students is truly remarkable, spanning a vast range of disciplines and passions.

The Grade 10 Personal Project at the Western International School Shanghai (WISS) is a highly anticipated and esteemed component of the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP). Serving as the pinnacle of their MYP journey, it holds immense significance for students' future success and personal development.


This unique project aims to ignite both passion and challenge in students, fostering their growth and learning. It is a platform where students can explore their interests, utilize their skills, and showcase their creativity. The diversity of projects undertaken by WISS students is truly remarkable, spanning a vast range of disciplines and passions.

Jan 19, 2024

The holiday season is a time for students to relax and take a break from school, but it's also an opportunity to continue developing their literacy skills through reading. Reading not only improves language proficiency but also fosters imagination, critical thinking, and broadens horizons. Join the Western International School of Shanghai as we explore the importance of students continued engagement with reading and literacy during the holidays, as well as provide some exciting book recommendations to keep them engaged.

In this continued series of "Greatness Starts With Attitude" articles, we delve into the inspiring life of Bibiana Lee, a multifaceted musician and Grade 12 student at the Western International School of Shanghai. From her humble beginnings to her boundless aspirations for the future, Bibiana shares her experiences, routines, and dreams within the realm of music. We also explore how the notion of "Greatness Starts With Attitude" is nurtured at WISS, where Bibiana's musical journey took flight. 

 

Originally from South Korea, Bibiana embarked on her musical journey nine years ago when she and her family moved to Shanghai, China. Supported wholeheartedly by her parents and younger sister, music became a sanctuary for Bibiana. From a young age, she displayed an innate talent and passion for music, which was further cultivated through piano lessons. During her time at WISS, Bibiana discovered the power of attitude in pursuing greatness. The school's nurturing environment and emphasis on personal growth provided the perfect foundation for Bibiana to cultivate her passion for music and develop a positive mindset toward her goals. 

Jan 5, 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is taking center stage in the ever-evolving landscape of education. The integration of AI technologies promises to revolutionize learning experiences by providing students with innovative tools and opportunities. At the Western International School of Shanghai, students recently participated in an individual project that utilized AI to enhance their learning experience through engaging and descriptive weather report scripts. This project, part of the students' Individual Society Project and the dynamic curriculum offered at WISS, showcases the remarkable work of students in bringing AI-generated scripts to life. This article explores the student experience as we delve into the practical applications of AI in education, examining its benefits, challenges, and the ethical considerations that come along with it.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is taking center stage in the ever-evolving landscape of education. The integration of AI technologies promises to revolutionize learning experiences by providing students with innovative tools and opportunities. At the Western International School of Shanghai, students recently participated in an individual project that utilized AI to enhance their learning experience through engaging and descriptive weather report scripts. This project, part of the students' Individual Society Project and the dynamic curriculum offered at WISS, showcases the remarkable work of students in bringing AI-generated scripts to life. This article explores the student experience as we delve into the practical applications of AI in education, examining its benefits, challenges, and the ethical considerations that come along with it.

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