Would IB programmes work in your context? Learn from the experience of IB World Schools in Spain.
Joel Adams, a Diploma Programme (DP) Curriculum Manger for Visual arts and information technology in a global society explores what design thinking offer us as educators. Is it just the newest buzzword on the ed-block or might it help inform, change and shape our pedagogy in 2017?
Author and lecturer Alfie Kohn, who spoke candidly at the IB Conference in October 2016, tells IB World it’s time to re-imagine assessments to encourage deep and authentic learning
What better way to engage students than to let them play a game? James Weichert, Middle Years Programme (MYP) student at Atlanta International School (AIS), US, used his personal project to design and create an educational game for first grade students
Students graduating from IB World Schools are off to some of the world’s top university destinations. To celebrate, we asked students to join us on Twitter to announce their decisions as part of college signing day.
In this article you will read how grade 1 students developed conceptual understanding of a ‘system’, under the transdisciplinary theme How we organize ourselves.
Many would say we live in turbulent times marked by upheavals in many parts of the world. There is certainly a lot of confusion and misconception regarding the role of religion – especially Islam.
In 2016, we invited students from the Diploma Programme (DP), Career-related Programme (CP) and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) to take part in the Academic Honesty Competition. Students were asked to submit a poster or short film either individually or as part of a team. The results were outstanding and the standard of films and […]
An international charity partners with IB World Schools to help provide free education to the poorest and most remote communities, as IB World investigates
This article describes how single-subject teachers contributed to a unit of inquiry and allowed the classroom teachers to recognize student’s conceptual understandings that they were previously unaware of.
Remember the excitement when you received your university acceptance letter? Help us celebrate with new IB graduates heading to university campuses this year. May 5th is the official College Signing Day, when students around the world announce which university they will attend. Here’s how you can join in the event on social media. ❤️ Our kids are […]
Students from all parts of the world unite to make a difference in their local communities
Alumnus Rachon Sweiss says there’s nothing easy about the DP, but coming out of the other side with your diploma in hand will give you pride and confidence.
In this article you will read about planning units of inquiry that integrate the four critical aspects of concept-based pedagogy illustrated by Erickson and Lanning (2014) to foster a classroom environment in which students can achieve synergistic thinking, which, in itself, is a way of promoting differentiation.
By Emmanuelle Werner Service learning is a key element of the creativity, activity, service (CAS) within the Diploma Programme (DP) and also a component of the Career-related Programme (CP) core. It is a wonderful opportunity for students, however, service learning has to be done the right way. Here, at Friends International, we recognize that good […]