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Don’t just listen to your elders—learn from them

The sharing of knowledge between the very young and very old can be incredibly beneficial for both parties. IB World magazine investigates the science behind Intergenerational Learning Intergenerational Learning (IL) breaks down stereotypes that surround older people, and promotes greater wellbeing, understanding and respect between different generations. But it’s more than just a simple exchange […]


Celebrating diversity and difference

Family ‘Cultural Day’ engages the IB learner profile and demonstrates intercultural understanding and respect Charter Oak International Academy, in West Hartford, Connecticut, is a highly diverse school community. Families speak 20 different mother tongue languages, including Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Nepali, Portuguese and Vietnamese. To celebrate this diversity, the school hosts an annual Cultural Day Celebration […]