Proudly telling the world about our community in our 50th anniversary year By Phil Lohmeyer 2018 is an important year for both the IB celebrating its 50th anniversary and Whitby School in Connecticut, USA, celebrating 60 years. To mark the occasion, 8th graders designed a contest to find our school’s 60th anniversary logo by piloting a new […]
Instead of teaching a “by the book” standard definition of economics, I create an experience for the students so they can define economics in their own language, using their own beliefs and their own diverse backgrounds and paradigms. Then, we discuss.
“I wanted to give those who can’t see the ability to experience books at the tips of their fingers, and build an image of an object in their mind,” says Bangalore student Anusha Singh.
Sidharth Ramanan has created an “Uber for donations” with his digital platform Donate Now
Proudly telling the world about our community in our 50th anniversary year We’re halfway through our #generationIB campaign and we’ve already received dozens of submissions from students around the world. IB students have been coming up with exciting, innovative and practical ways to solve global problems, and using social media to engage with the world […]
Proudly telling the world about our philosophy in our 50th anniversary year By Paula Wilcock The first official examinations for IB Diploma Programme (DP) assessments were taken in 1971 by just 29 students. Fast-forward to today and more than 200,000 students will take an IB assessment this year alone. We asked Paula Wilcock, Chief Assessment […]
Have you ever wondered how MYP exam papers are marked? We asked our assessment team to map out the journey taken by Middle Years Programme (MYP) exams once a student has completed them. Take a look below. Related posts: How will we assess students in the future? How happens to your DP exam paper? The […]
Proudly telling the world about our philosophy in our 50th anniversary year By Paul Campbell There is no doubt that education is advancing towards a place where what is taught and assessed also connects with what is relevant. But here we have an inherent paradox, particularly in the public sector, where education is also a […]
Let’s begin by dispelling the rumor that theatre folk don’t do mathematics. We do, in fact, use math and scientific reasoning on a regular basis.
Proudly telling the world about our philosophy in our 50th anniversary year By Robert Harrison Sometimes the IB’s mission can seem quite lofty and disconnected from the real world of teachers who feel overworked by their responsibilities and students who feel overwhelmed by course work and examinations. Can education really help to make a better […]
Proudly telling the world about our students in our 50th anniversary year Meet the IB student from a low-income Mexican family who attracted more than US$1million in university scholarships “I always wanted to go to college. Except I was worried about the prices because college is pretty expensive.” Darlene Diaz need worry no more. This […]
By Jennifer Towers It can be daunting to hear that you will soon be required to use a new information system in the course of your work. But a group of teachers in Vancouver spotted an opportunity. We had a common goal: to change the way we reported on the performance of our Middle Years […]