Does your classroom encourage creativity, or stifle it? IB World magazine investigates how a student’s environment affects their learning
Jayne Pletser, Curriculum Manager for inclusive education, and Kala Parasuram, Assessment access and Inclusion Manager at the IB, talk to Sophie-Marie Odum about how schools can help remove barriers to learning The IB believes that an inclusive education is something every IB World School should embrace and work towards. Students should be prepared to exercise […]
Assessment Access and Inclusion Manager, Kala Parasuram, explores how the IB has developed its access and inclusion agenda, leading by example and taking the international community on this fundamental and important journey.
Equipping parents, grandparents, teachers and child care providers with practical ideas for nurturing children’s curiosity and critical thinking beyond the classroom, Did You Ever Wonder? is a must-have for anyone who has a hand in raising curious children.
Polly Peters, co-author of “Ten Tales from Different Cultures”, discusses the process of compiling ten stories from around the world into a collection for PYP readers and the power of stories.
The internationally-minded IB student is a critical and creative thinker. They engage in global ideas and issues with humanity and compassion. The world in which we live in can be unpredictable and challenging at times, but the IB student can break down these problems and make ethical, reasoned and balanced arguments based on continual development.
The IB Store is offering three books in the Journeys series at a £5 discount in July.
If you know where you will be heading to university next year, check their admissions website to make sure you don’t miss out on a scholarship opportunity. We have already found dozens spanning seven countries and included IB guides for international students applying to universities abroad.
Coming up with good questions for preparatory or mock exams can be a challenging chore at times. But console yourself that even the most cunning men have struggled with seemingly simple questions. “Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration” – Thomas Edison, American inventor, 1903
Examinations are a test for both teachers and students. The IB offers a helping hand with the examination paper and markscheme pack.
Inside this edition: Razia Jan: Improving the lives of girls in Afghanistan • 21st Century Assessment • Vocations in Action • Science’s Secrets Revealed • Beyond the Desk • IBCC • Dr. Abiodun Williams • PYP Review
Kids in general, and IB students in particular, have a natural sense of curiosity and an eagerness to develop new skills. You can help boost this predisposition by further stimulating their longing for inquiry and research. When teaching inquisitive young minds the IB recommends taking a student’s knowledge and individual interests into account. The IB’s […]
We are already three months into the year and we can hardly believe how quickly time is passing by. Of course, time brings new experiences and new learning. We have just released a great new resource which will please many teachers and coordinators: The Examination paper and markscheme pack for November 2013.
Parents at Le Jardin Academy in Kailua, Hawaii, joined Lower School Principal Majken Johansson to delve into John Barell’s book Did You Ever Wonder: Fostering Curiosity Here There and Everywhere. Majken tells us all about the group’s experience. Q: What practical advice did the group learn from the book? We discovered lots of practical ideas to use at home […]
We had a great year here at the IB and introduced many useful new resources. These five products, listed in random order, were the most popular items with IB teachers and students on our website in 2013.