This article illustrates how the use of the SOLO Taxonomy allowed our students to progress from shallow to deep thinking.
This article presents a grade 5 initiative under the transdisciplinary theme Sharing the planet to bring peace and harmony between India and Pakistan.
Studies show that challenging classroom behaviour is suggestive of learning barriers, but how are IB teachers working with students to overcome these obstacles? IB World investigates
This article is about how a PYP school in Peru took the PYP exhibition further than simply incorporating the elements of inquiry, action and reflection by embracing transdisciplinarity, technology and design, and sustainability. It also shows authentic real-world tasks that were a critical part of students’ experience.
This article shares the success of a learning journey with parents in a PYP school in China.
In this article you will read how inquiry and constructivism go hand in hand as the learners or inquirers build upon their prior knowledge or previous experiences.
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.
PYP class used the popular new craze to highlight different types of conflict and consider how they could be solved
How to make an engaging PYP exhibition that everyone will remember? Turn it into an experience!
If you watch or read the news, you’ll know 2016 has been an eventful year for lots of great – and some not so great – reasons. But there have been many uplifting and memorable moments in international education, including new partnerships, campaigns and strategies to ensure quality education is available to all.
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.
International-mindedness is the bedrock of the IB approach. While we in the IB community understand its importance, it can be a challenging concept to define, develop and assess. To shed more light on the practice of international-mindedness, researchers from the University of Bath conducted an in-depth, multi-programme study in nine IB World Schools around the […]
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.