This is the second of a two-part article about integrating technology in the PYP learning environment in upper elementary. The first part illustrated some samples of a piloted iPad programme in MEF International School in Turkey.
Approximately 45% of children under the age of 18 in the United States are from low-income families. Furthermore, the percentage of children living in poverty appears to be on the rise1. With this growing number of low-income students, it is critical that US educational programs make targeted efforts to ensure that low-income students are provided with […]
The IB Diploma Programme, coupled with his innate talent, enabled 17-year old Daniel Gómez to become one of the youngest and most innovative entrepreneurs in Mexico, patenting biodiesel fuel. Education is one of the most important issues in Mexico, and is fundamental to the progress and success of its young people. Daniel Gómez Íñiguez, a high […]
Sharing ideas, a supportive network and positive environment are just some of the benefits of a collaborative school culture. IB World magazine speaks to teachers about how working together has transformed their classrooms
Sonia Montejano is a 2012 IB alumni from Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, TX, USA. Now in her 4th year studying Political Science at The University of Texas at Austin, Sonia tells us about her semester abroad. I’ve always been fascinated by foreign cultures and languages and completing the Diploma Programme only reinforced […]
This engaging and thought-provoking article was recently written by Colin Pierce, a Language arts teacher and IB Diploma Programme Coordinator at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle. It was published by PBS.org in their Teachers’ Lounge on 25 June 2015. Asheesh Misra—the IB’s Programme Manager for the ‘Bridging the Equity Gap’ project in the US—was […]
This article is available in Turkish and English. This is the first of a two-part article which illustrates how a PYP school in Turkey piloted a one-to-one BYOD (bring your own device) using iPads in upper elementary.
Last month, IB World magazine spoke to teachers about how they maintain a healthy work-life balance. Now, we’ve asked IB Diploma Programme students how they divide their time between studies and a social life…
This article narrates how a school implemented the six Edward de Bono Thinking Hats as an effective tool to develop thinking skills from early years to grade 8.
George Rupp was recently appointed as the Chair of the IB Board of Governors. He has served as Dean of Harvard Divinity School and as President of Rice University, Columbia University, and the International Rescue Committee. Read The Global Search for Education interview where Rupp shares his insights into the future of education and the […]
In light of the recent earthquakes in Nepal, students and teachers from the International School Nido de Aguilas and Santiago College, in Chile, reflect on the earthquake that swept the country in 2010. They tell IB World magazine how they managed to provide an education through this uncertain time and pulled together to help rebuild […]
IB World magazine asks teachers how they encourage students to become confident in taking risks and students share how this has helped them develop lifelong skills
This article describes the effectiveness of using the game Minecraft in a unit of inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme: How we organize ourselves.
Jacquiline Pascual has taught IB Spanish B at Brent International School, Subic, in the Philippines since 2009 and has been an IB examiner since 2013. Jacquiline wrote to us saying: “For the past two years I have had the wonderful opportunity to teach a group of exceptionally talented individuals”. Here, she shares a part of their learning journey. I […]
More and more teachers are talking about it, but how can you help students become creative? IB World magazine asks educators for their tried-and-tested methods