Topics surrounding human rights and equality can be thorny, but educators can use societal issues to create meaningful dialogue with students and enhance learning as PYP Teachers Kirsten Fournier, Kerri Irwin and Vivien Rosa-Vaccarelli tell IB World magazine Race, gender and faith – there are not many more social justice topics that can elicit unease and […]
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This article presents a grade 5 initiative under the transdisciplinary theme Sharing the planet to bring peace and harmony between India and Pakistan.
By Marion Halberg The first part of our story is all about the value of a well-trained staff community. In this second part, we look at how we continue to grow the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at our school, and how we engage our school community. A couple of years ago when the IB opened […]
By Marion Halberg Dobbs Ferry High School (DFHS) is a small public high school just north of New York City. The high school has approximately 440 students. Of these students, 13% receive special education services, over 3% are currently below English proficiency and receive ESOL services (English for speakers of other languages), a larger percentage […]
We are running two student competitions with deadlines approaching in October. One asks MYP, DP and CP students to create a short film or poster that demonstrates academic honesty. The other invites DP and CP students to create a short film that profiles, celebrates, or honours an IB teacher or coordinator who inspires them to exhibit one of […]
Students aren’t leaving the IB Learner Profile at the door when class finishes; they are applying the attributes at home too, as they explain to IB World magazine
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 Diploma Programme student tells IB World magazine how helping others achieve their dreams has fine-tuned her own skills
It’s an issue that affects almost all children in some way. In the first of a series of articles discussing ‘bullying’, IB World magazine investigates its effects, what adults and students can do to combat it, and how a school in Sweden has used the IB Learner Profile to help
This is the second of a two-part article about integrating technology in the PYP learning environment in upper elementary. The first part illustrated some samples of a piloted iPad programme in MEF International School in Turkey.
This article is available in Turkish and English. This is the first of a two-part article which illustrates how a PYP school in Turkey piloted a one-to-one BYOD (bring your own device) using iPads in upper elementary.
IB World magazine asks teachers how they encourage students to become confident in taking risks and students share how this has helped them develop lifelong skills
Vandana Parashar, a PYP educator at Pathways School, Noida, India talks about exploring different forms of technology as part of the transdisciplinary theme How we express ourselves.