By Andrew Derry How do we educate our students for their future? Should we imagine, design, build and open a brand new, state-of-the-art, school? After all, how can we expect to develop learning to meet the needs of 21st-century learners when the buildings we work in still follow the same ‘industrial’ concepts we have used […]
This article promotes using the agents of hope to optimize learning in the English as a second language classroom.
This article shares how effective collaboration at an IB in-school workshop benefited workshop leaders, participants and the school community.
PYP class used the popular new craze to highlight different types of conflict and consider how they could be solved
‘Made in Brasil’ project promotes social and educational justice in Brazil
Cellist student organises charity concert and raises over USD$3,000 for refugees
Diploma Programme (DP) students apply their science skills to respond to different scenarios, simultaneously learning about collaboration, communication and networking
The ‘C’ days initiative encourages students to share their cultures, as well as improve the surrounding areas
These IB diploma graduates wrote about their experience throughout the course of 2016 and were the first ongoing graduate contributors to the community blog. Here are their stories.
When Middle Years Programme (MYP) Teacher Melissa Oliveira de Sousa, from Rijnlands international school, in The Netherlands, was invited to Nepal to perform at the Jazzmandu (jazz) festival, she also took the opportunity to teach at local secondary school Shree Yuwa Pratibha Vidya Mandir for two days.
By IB student, Alya Al-Ammari I had always hoped to start my own charity. Yet, I didn’t have the motivation nor the time management to balance aspirations with my school work and extracurricular activities. Even if I did, I thought it would be impossible. I had it ingrained in my mind that Arab culture was […]
Budding social entrepreneur Camil Chaari discussed his e-recycling project at a climate change conference. He has saved around 5,500kg of CO2 emissions to date
When IB Diploma Programme (DP) student Rachael Totz was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, all the treatments offered by her gastroenterologist failed and left her feeling worse. However, rather than give up, she found an alternative solution to manage her symptoms.
By Kendra Perkins School librarians face many challenges. You may be the only librarian in the school – where no one with library training is there for you to consult with when making decisions. Then there’s always the start of the year stress. This is especially true if you are starting out at a new […]
How to make an engaging PYP exhibition that everyone will remember? Turn it into an experience!