We invited DP musician, arts and athlete alumni to talk about their DP experiences. DP alum Alejandro Viramontes talks to us about IB music Higher level (HL), making music, and supportive environments in this inspiring article about transforming dreams into reality.
In this article you will read about the IB Primary Years Programme and Reggio Emilia approaches in action at an Italian language immersion school in the USA. The article illustrates how a constructivist student-led inquiry can provide students with the opportunity to ask meaningful questions about real-world issues and find answers to those questions through […]
Las Majulinas foundation pays tribute to the life of Maju Maisterrena and the IB values she learned at Colegio San Ignacio in Cordoba, Argentina. When María José (Maju) Maisterrena, a Diploma Programme (DP) graduate from Río Cuarto, Argentina, died in a car accident in 2013 just after finishing her degree, her family and friends were […]
How the Career-related Programme at Westminster Academy, in the UK, is helping students to achieve their ambitions “The Career-related Programme (CP) has opened a lot of students’ eyes to how education can genuinely be tailored around them and their career aspirations,” says Holly Youlden, CP Coordinator and Director of Learning for the Sixth Form at Westminster […]
In this article you will read about ways to support student agency when developing foundational language skills in the Primary Years Programme learners. Students learning through technology can find ways to work independently and gain confidence in their learning community.
By Sarah Phillips At its heart, science is about understanding how matter and energy interact with each other. As simple as it may sound, the number and variety of interactions, and the many scales of time, place and size over which those interactions operate make science a highly complex endeavour. Because of this complexity, models […]
A number of prominent US universities are implementing test-flexible admissions by de-emphasizing standardized tests like the ACT or SAT. We speak with two universities who have adopted this policy.
Should the way we teach arts subjects—music, visual arts, dance and drama—become “a manifesto of student agency”? Two teachers reflect on the role that visual and performance arts play in an IB education
Exam results for the November 2018 session have just been released for Diploma and Career-related Programme students. Congratulations to everyone collecting results. You can follow these top tips to make sure you can access your results easily.
In this article you will read about how grade 3 students planned and designed their classroom space under the transdisciplinary theme of “sharing the planet”.
This article shares a grade 5 inquiry into how to act safely near aquatic environment under the transdisciplinary theme of “who we are”.
A CAS project in Kazakhstan is empowering children with disabilities Imran Kaliyev is helping children with disabilities feel like superheroes. As part of his creativity, activity, service (CAS) project, he is working with a company that makes prostheses that are personalized to meet the needs of individuals. “One child asked me to create an arm […]
In part two of our series on physical education, an IB World School shares how introducing this self-refereed sport has engaged students Ultimate may not be as well-known as some other sports, but its ethos of fair play and mixed gender teams makes it an ideal school game. This fast-paced, self-refereed sport, which uses a […]
This article presents a snapshot of how pedagogical lunches are organized and aligned with the IB philosophy and how they present daily learning opportunities.
By James Greenwood, Jonathan Levin and Joel Adams Living and working in a digital society can be dizzying as new tools, media and platforms appear (and disappear) at seemingly breakneck speed. From the viral spread of “fake news” to social media algorithms designed to capture every moment of our attention, we need innovative lenses to […]