Thana Faroq gave a powerful keynote speech about the power of storytelling at the 2015 IB Africa, Europe and Middle East Conference in The Hague, Netherlands. Thana is an IB graduate from Yemen with a passion for telling the story of her homeland through photography. Her pictures reveal unheard narratives from the daily reality of […]
This article explores the rich learning that stems from school celebrations and how this links to the PYP attitudes and learner profile as well as developing an internationally minded community.
By Neil Bunting Change can cause enormous stress. Whether that is a positive or negative experience depends on the individual’s perception. It is often said that getting married, the birth of your children and moving house are three of the common profoundly stressful experiences many of us go through. Some people, like myself, thrive on […]
Since graduating from the IB Diploma Programme with one the first co-educational classes at Markham College, Patty Jumbo has earned a medical degree and PhD. Now in her second post-graduate fellowship at Vanderbilt University, she mentors undergraduate students and writes to inspire STEM opportunities for women and Hispanics.
This video shows a physical education/art integration for grade 3/4 students. It is a movement unit that involved light painting and fire dancing.
By Rebecca Young Never? The IB hopes to change this when MYP students take assessments on-screen from 2016. Middle Years Programme (MYP) educators and students deserve an assessment that promotes 21st century skills by offering performance evaluation on a global scale. The MYP Next Chapter has energized IB staff, educators, and educational technology experts to […]
During the week of 16 November, the United States is celebrating International Education Week. Several studies have suggested that Diploma Programme candidates exhibit high rates of international-mindedness.
IB World magazine talks to Susan Park, IB Diploma Programme student and the winning illustrator of the September 2015 issue’s front cover
This article talks about how looking through a conceptual lens allows a learner to integrate thinking between conceptual and factual levels.
We recently launched My School – a new portal to improve communication between the IB and IB World Schools. It uses state-of-the-art software to provide a simple way for IB World Schools to send data to the IB and receive the most current information. It is designed for schools to find everything to do with […]
By Rhonda Broussard In the summer of 2006, I moved my family from Brooklyn, New York, to St. Louis, Missouri, and began searching for the right learning community for my children and myself. On the heels of teaching in Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP), I found that most urban schools were expecting […]
Khea Yashadhana is a 2012 IB graduate of the Binus International School Simprug in Indonesia, and she is now an undergraduate student at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Having interned in both Indonesia and the United States, Khea talked with us about how these experiences have influenced her academic interests.
IB World magazine investigates the ways in which IB World Schools have integrated a successful Mother Tongue (MT) programme, and offers tips to help schools set up their own
On recent weekends in Costa Rica, groups of dedicated IB alumni can be found immersing themselves in IB communities throughout Costa Rica. The IB Alumni Network in Costa Rica has recently developed an initiative called Conociendo Costa Rica, or Exploring Costa Rica, to inspire and engage prospective and current IB students.
By Rita Bateson In my role as MYP Curriculum Manager for Science and Mathematics, I’ve received some common queries in relation to eAssessment in the Middle Years Programme. I thought it would be useful to share some of my responses more widely with you here on the IB blog. How can eAssessment positively impact teaching […]