We spoke with Dr. Love Trivedi from Jayshree Periwal International School (JPIS), India on how a diving trip inspired his students to create positive change.
Archive | Classroom culture
Curiosity and creativity: Where will it take you?
Dr Dimitrina Trendafilova from UWC Adriatic, Italy, reflects on how curiosity and creativity can be nurtured in schools and shares examples of how science concept can be conceived in a creative way
Google inspired Genius Hour fuels Ohio school improvements
We spoke with Simon Clark from Discovery School in Mansfield, Ohio on providing staff members with the opportunity to move through the inquiry process in a similar way to their students.
Tips on upholding academic integrity: “It is important to start by establishing a climate of trust in our students”
Three IB educators from around the globe have shared tips for fellow educators and for students on how to uphold academic integrity in the classroom and during assessments.
Adopting design thinking into transdisciplinary themes
This blog gives an insight into the design cycle process and how it helps to enhance critical and creative thinking using technology.
Saving Earth Club: The innovative ideas and actions of PYP students
Pooja Jain, PYP teacher at Pathways School Noida, India shares her students’ journey to help save the planet.
Helping students access higher education during one of the longest Covid lockdowns
We spoke with German European School Manila, Philippines (GESM) on their work in creating and organizing a virtual event connecting students to universities around the world.
Microscopic perspectives: An interdisciplinary approach to learning
Bhakti Ahire, Middle Years Programme interdisciplinary unit (IDU) coordinator and design department coordinator at International Sharing School, Taguspark, Portugal shares her school’s insightful experience of organising an immersive performance.
Integrating ICT and performing arts: The evolution of art forms through other disciplines
Primary Years Programme (PYP) students use of integration of both ICT skills and dancing skills to inquire, respond, create and reflect through a dynamic process and how this opened new dimensions for creative thinking.
Art travels across borders
Middle Years Programme (MYP) students learn about dyslexia and developing empathy skills through dance. Also, how they formed a connection with British award-winning dancer and choreographer Aakash Odedra.
How a magazine unites students from all over the world
We spoke with Maximilian Hutter from German School of Barranquilla, Colombia on his school’s work on their global magazine.
Living the IB Learner Profile: one school’s commitment to Ukrainian refugees in Poland
Rebecca Pohl, High school counsellor, at American School of Warsaw shares her school’s inspiring efforts to fundraise and help Ukrainian refugees in Poland.
From hair vitamins to a go-kart: one school’s perspective of the MYP personal project
Antonio Soriano, Director of IB Continuum at Complejo Educativo Mas Camarena in Valencia, Spain shares his school’s experience of implementing the new personal project guide.
Leveraging academic learning to create sustainable communities through a whole school approach to service as action
Nick Nwolisa, Middle Years Programme (MYP) teacher at The International School of Azerbaijan (TISA), shares his experiences with integrating service as action within his school.
A school-focused series: Celebrating 10 years of the Career-related Programme
The IB is celebrating 10 years of the CP in 2022, and schools around the globe are marking the occasion by sharing their experiences with the programme. Find out how one school navigated the pandemic to help their first cohort of CP students succeed.