This blog post talks about exploring different forms of technology as part of the transdisciplinary theme How we express ourselves.
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Coming off the heels of a career in banking, Ghanaian IB graduate Fred Deegbe chose a road less taken and built a company that strives to be the best at what it does
A PYP coordinator in an international PYP school in Russia describes the experiences of students in engaging with their PYP exhibition.
This article engages teachers to reflect on learning through play.
IB teacher shares the value of engaging students in creating their own assessment tasks.
New research from Dr. David Conley and a team of researchers from the Education Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) compared two groups of university students—International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme alumni and non-Diploma Programme alumni – and found that IB alumni are more prepared for the rigors of university studies.
The Alumni Advisory Council is composed of IB alumni representatives from around the world, meeting monthly via Skype beginning in September . The group collaborates to support the IB Alumni community and the development of the IB Alumni Network. A full description of the council is available within the application. The deadline for consideration is 31 July 2014.
The IB Store is offering three books in the Journeys series at a £5 discount in July.
A PYP teacher shares the multi-sensory approaches to teaching and learning that she uses in her school.
This article reflects on tools and strategies teachers in a Colombian school use to understand students’ learning process.
Hout Bay International School in Western Cape, South Africa, uses its location and proximity to nature to encourage education of the whole person. In addition to offering a top-quality academic programme, the school enriches its curriculum by taking students hiking, surfing, and snorkeling.
Andrew Abrahamsen, an IB Diploma Programme student in New York, recently performed an original composition at Carnegie Hall. His piece, “Sanctuary”, was originally composed to fulfill an IB Music HL requirement.
Farhana Bari is the Deputy Head of Primary Education and a Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator at the International School of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has taught the PYP since 2003, leading its implementation in a highly traditional school setting.
In October of this year, the 2nd annual IB Higher Education Symposiumwill be held at the University of Hong Kong on October 16-17. The theme of this year’s event, ‘What IB students bring to higher education,’ will continue the discussion around the rigor and college-preparedness of IB students and the benefits to universities welcoming them to their campuses.