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.
How to make an engaging PYP exhibition that everyone will remember? Turn it into an experience!
International schools are ideally placed to develop and encourage greater international mindedness. Dr Chris Muller explores how best to exploit this opportunity. A wonderful starting point Students in today’s international schools, growing up to be global leaders of the future, will require a remarkable insight into people and cultures across the world, and an unprecedented concern for […]
IB World explores how teachers encourage mistakes to give students confidence in their learning abilities
This article examines the impact of Learning Labs on teacher collaboration, growth and leadership as well as student benefits. Learning Labs offer teachers an opportunity to host a small group of peers in their class, then reflect on the approaches to teaching and approaches to learning that were observed together.
IB World magazine shares some advice from IB teachers and experts to help children feel confident in their abilities
When you walk towards the film classroom at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington Virginia, USA, you are met with a visual feast of energetic and colourful walls of graffiti. Diploma Programme (DP) film students embrace this space where they’re engaged and inspiration can flourish. We invited film teacher Rosa Reyes and artist Mas Paz to […]
IB teachers share their plans, hopes and aspirations for the year ahead From finding new ways to engage students with the IB Learner Profile to creating a more exciting learning environment, IB teachers are already thinking about how they can improve learning and teaching over the next 12 months. “I want to make the classroom […]
This article reflects on the journey of an IB candidate school in Australia and the immediate benefits of a sense of connectedness across the community.
By Adrian Kearney, Director of IB World Schools Globally, students have unlimited access to information and entertainment via the latest apps and gadgets – both throughout their education and in their free time. Technology and connectivity are having a dramatic impact on schools and this is revolutionising good practice for teaching and learning. It is now […]
In this article you will find easy to incorporate practices to ensure all students, including those who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community, feel safe and supported at school.
IB World Schools from across the Barents region are working to help create sustainable future societies
In this article you will read how a PYP teacher in Colombia experienced her first PYP exhibition learning and guiding process.