This article illustrates how fifth grade students approached the PYP exhibition under the transdisciplinary theme Sharing the planet and commenced a campaign called F.O.O.D. (Food Out Of Dustbin) to address a global hunger issue.
Today, we are updating the IB community blog so that visitors can start finding content in French and Spanish. Please bear with us as we make these changes – you may discover error pages or site anomalies as we work towards making the French and Spanish pages live. Thanks!
Excited to have finished your IB exams last week? So are we! To celebrate student success this year, we’re creating a photo-mosaic IB logo with students and teachers from around the world!
Interested in space travel? Enter the IB Mars Youth Project by posting a photo on Facebook or Twitter that shows us why you are excited about science and technology. Good luck!
Examinations are a test for both teachers and students. The IB offers a helping hand with the examination paper and markscheme pack.
Kids in general, and IB students in particular, have a natural sense of curiosity and an eagerness to develop new skills. You can help boost this predisposition by further stimulating their longing for inquiry and research. When teaching inquisitive young minds the IB recommends taking a student’s knowledge and individual interests into account. The IB’s […]
The international publication TES (Times Educational supplement) is interested in contributions from IB teachers around the world. They are seeking essays focusing on the topics of “My Best Lessons” and “How I Teach.”
We want to encourage teachers to stimulate active development in learners and to help them flourish in and out of the classroom. To support teachers in their efforts, we have devised a collection of materials to promote lifelong learning, critical thinking and professional inquiry.
“It is our responsibility to lead the way in international education and harness these capabilities as we create programmes and services to engage students in deep learning. I am honored to be entrusted with this position and I look forward to working with all members of the IB community, who continue to inspire me to […]
The Examination paper and markscheme pack is an indispensable tool for teachers and coordinators, featuring the May 2013 sessions for all six Diploma Programme subject groups. These papers provide excellent preparation for examinations, while the accompanying markschemes make the pack suitable for both independent study and classroom use.
The Global Generation: Who are the learners of tomorrow and what will we teach them? • Jimmy Wales • What happened to the class of 1971 • Salman Khan • How the IB changed my life • The IB’s History in Numbers
Two relationship studies defining the linkages between the IB and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were released this week. These include Mathematics Standards and English Language Arts Standards.
On the 5 July 2013, over 127,000 students worldwide received their results from the May 2013 IB Diploma Programme examination session. For the May 2013 session over 770 examination papers and supporting documents were prepared, which included examination papers in 74 languages.
On July 6, the class of 2013 will receive their exam results. To congratulate these graduates, we’d like to celebrate your traditions. Has your school developed traditions around the IB diploma or exam results? How does your school congratulate students for the hard work they completed during the DP? Send your photos and quotes to […]
Take a look Inside IB Classrooms, an online library of video clips to improve practice and encourage professional inquiry. This resource provides a rich variety of approaches to IB teaching and learning. Featured are more than 20 examples from the Diploma, Middle Years and Primary Years Programmes. Each clip comes with resources such as planning […]