We spoke with parents to ask one simple question: Why IB? Here’s what they had to say.
Entering or considering university in the United States? You may be looking to lower the cost of your education or the time it takes to graduate. In addition to finding scholarships, many institutions offer generous course credit for your IB diploma and exams to help you save time and money. While not comprehensive, consider this […]
What essential reading would you recommend to Primary Years Programme (PYP) parents who want to integrate the IB philosophy into their homes? We posed this question to PYP educators on Twitter and they offered these recommendations.
From the UK to Malaysia, Solenn Gueganton studied the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Wellington College, England and is now head of politics at Marlborough College Malaysia Johor Bahru.
From Tanzania to the UK, Amelia Rowan, studied the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) at the International School of Moshi and the Diploma Programme (DP) at Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK. She is now head of year at Hockerill Anglo-European College.
In Ecuador, Lay Ching studied the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at the Colegio Politécnico in Guayaquil, graduating in 2005. She now teaches business management and extended essay at Unidad Educativa Bilingüe Nueva Semilla, also in Guayaquil.
Kyoto International School (KIS) parent Sarah Son contrasts her own experience learning mathematics with the way her kids are now encouraged to claim ownership of their learning in the Primary Years Programme (PYP). by Sarah Son Approximately 37 years ago, I started learning math in a very traditional way. Like other subjects at the time, […]
From Argentina to the UK, Irene Fanning studied the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at St Catherine’s School, Buenos Aires and is now head of modern languages at a school in England. Irene has taught in three IB World Schools: St Catherine’s School, Buenos Aires Argentina, Northlands School, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and The Abbey School in Reading, […]
It’s fair to ask: What can students expect when they join an MYP learning community? We spoke with IB educators to help define the MYP classroom experience.
What can students expect when they sit down in an IB Diploma Programme (DP) classroom? These four activities stretch across subject groups and will likely define the classroom experience in the early weeks of the DP.
New IB parent? This easy to follow guide of IB terms may be just the thing for you.
We all have a parental figure who inspires us in some way. In this article, Lachezar Arabadzhiev shares an interesting allegory of spilled milk and the influence of parents on their children.
In the final article of the series, IB World magazine looks at how parents can support their children through the IB Diploma Programme exams
In the second article in a series discussing bullying, IB World magazine looks at how student-led strategies are helping IB World Schools raise empathy and tackle bullying
An IB graduate and now an aspiring IB educator, Nina Dugan Roman grew up in the United States and Colombia, where she graduated with the IB diploma. After studying psychology and moving to Lima, Peru, Nina became a librarian in a Primary Years Programme school. She is now studying to become an IB teacher. Nina […]