Reading for pleasure helps to build literacy, confidence, well-being, development, educational attainment and social skills. If established at a young age, it can inspire a long lasting love of reading, offering a fun way to let imaginations run wild, and an exploration of different places and life experiences. However, reading for fun declines between ages […]
Recently honoured as Wisconsin’s 2020 High School Teacher of the Year, Chad Sperzel-Wuchterl, IB Visual Art Department Chair and art teacher at Ronald Reagan High School in Milwaukee, U.S., shares with IB World the key to educational success.
IB Curriculum manager, Guillermo Duff, discusses the individual oral for the new language A syllabuses (first assessment 2021) and how it integrates inter- and intratextuality.
Kala Parasuram, Assessment Access and Inclusion Manager at the IB Global Center in Cardiff, Wales, discusses additional time for examinations, access arrangements, and why it’s important for teachers and students to work closely together for these accommodations.
How important is the study of the connections between texts in the new language A subjects (first assessment 2021)? IB Curriculum manager, Guillermo Duff, discusses how the new courses will ask students to consider inter- and intratextuality.
This blog is part of a series about using interdisciplinary units (IDUs) in MYP schools with a small student population. This blog delves into the planning of IDUs and the importance of student reflections.
Gjøvikregionen International School is typical of smaller, state-subsidized English schools in Norway. With just one class in each year from PYP1 to MYP5 and up to 200 students, these tiny schools have the capacity to successfully develop unique, engaging, and complex programmes. Annie Termaat, Secondary Principal at Gjøvikregionen International School tells us more.
After a seven-year curriculum review, two new subject in mathematics will be replacing current four subjects in 2019. In addition to giving more choice to a greater number of students, these courses will give your school greater flexibility in the way you group students, schedule lessons and teach the skills and content.
Vansh Kakra and Kushaal Bhatia used their community project to become advocates for solar energy in India. They also raised money to provide solar lanterns for students at Madhava Rao Ashramshala school, in a small village called Devgaon.
Researchers from the Red Sea Research Centre at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) are working alongside Middle Years Programme (MYP) students from The KAUST School, in Saudi Arabia. Together, they have published two papers online and are working on a third.
As a reward for reducing single-use plastics at their school, and raising awareness, IB Diploma Programme (DP) students at the American School of Barcelona had a unique opportunity to work alongside marine biologists in Mallorca, Spain. They learned about sea life and discussed global marine issues, such as plastic pollution and its causes.
Attending conferences and workshops are great professional development tools for teachers. But, having the opportunity to visit and work in another IB World School, across the world, is an invaluable experience as Shelley Maximitch Johnston from Abbotsford Senior Secondary School, in Canada, found.
Learning sign language in the Middle Years Programme (MYP) can help facilitate communication and cultural understanding between the deaf and hearing communities. IB World magazine reports.
Since 2014, The British School, New Delhi, India, has worked with four schools in order to lend an international dimension to the Group 4 project – a collaborative and multidisciplinary activity, which encourages IB Diploma Programme (DP) science students to appreciate the environmental, social and ethical implications of science.
As teachers, the best aspect of the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) is the opportunity for teachers to design their own units. What if our students could experience those same joys (as well as the frustrations) of designing their own units? What would that look like?