First-of-its-kind research from the University of British Columbia (UBC) reveals that teacher burnout and student stress may be linked. Researchers tell IB World magazine why professional development will help end the cycle
The remarkable dedication and passion of IB educators worldwide is the focus of the IB Inspired student film competition. Congratulations to our winner, Diploma Programme (DP) student Nancy Leal Garza from Liceo de Monterrey in Mexico. Watch Nancy’s film below and read her post about the teacher who inspires her winning film. You can also watch a […]
This article shares the success of a learning journey with parents in a PYP school in China.
By Matt McGee It has escaped none of my students that economics is a ‘composite’ subject – including (but in no ways limited to) mathematics, history, political science, statistics and…well, stories. The ability to become a good economist rests on two foundations: Good solid understanding of basic concepts and terms Skills such as underpinning arguments, finding flaws with economic reasoning and simply […]
Gracie Lowes, a recent IB graduate from Ridley College, in Canada, has worked tirelessly for her school community. Now she’s going for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s job
Educators compare notes on Internal Assessments and share new ideas for student engagement
Young people are particularly susceptible to false stories, according to a study. IB teachers tell IB World magazine how students can guard themselves against bogus reports
By Dr Peter Hoeben As Daniel P. Moynihan once said: “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” We regularly hear people resorting to opinions and perceptions rather than relying on scientific facts and theories. This is not a new trend, it was once ‘fact’ that the world was flat. But […]
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.
In 2016 a new service was rolled out to MYP schools to provide support in the area of Building Quality Curriculum (BQC). One year on, we’ve paused to reflect, and we are delighted to report on the positive impact the service is making within our community of MYP educators. The new service served more than […]
By Andrew Derry How do we educate our students for their future? Should we imagine, design, build and open a brand new, state-of-the-art, school? After all, how can we expect to develop learning to meet the needs of 21st-century learners when the buildings we work in still follow the same ‘industrial’ concepts we have used […]
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
‘Made in Brasil’ project promotes social and educational justice in Brazil