After Micaela read a story about the elderly being isolated from their families due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, she founded ‘Giving smiles’ as a way to provide encouragement.
We compiled three perspectives from IB community members to understand how education will change as we move towards the future.
Diploma Programme (DP) students in China created a virtual gallery of their artworks during the lockdown period.
The public primary school Het Startpunt is the first Dutch-speaking IB World School offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP). After three years of hard work, the school welcomes their first official class of IB students.
We asked IB parents how they manage their children’s screen time during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Early years and primary assistant principal Vani Veikoso shares what teaching looks like during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Dulwich College Beijing turned the pandemic into a positive experience, as Kieran Burgess, Diploma Programme (DP) coordinator, tells IB World Magazine.
What skills and experiences do our teachers need as they look to educate students post-COVID-19 (Coronavirus)? We connect with the University of Dundee MA education IB Pathway class to learn more about how lecturers, student teachers and schools are preparing for instruction and hear about their virtual practicum experiences at the International School of Como.
Three months is a long time for children to be out of the classroom, devoid of interaction with their ‘agemates’. IB World Magazine investigates the possible damaging long-term mental health effects of this.
Delivering interactive and meaningful online classes is no easy task. Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinator Mahboobeh Hajizadeh shares some useful tips.
Is it possible to successfully trial the on-screen examinations during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic? Yes, according to Middle Years Programme (MYP) coordinator Holly Fairbrother.
As an IB pathway student-teacher studying at the University of Dundee, Julia Savaniu completed a virtual practicum at the International School of Como. She reflects on how virtual learning allowed her to individualize student instruction and helped students master the technology needs our world now requires.
As an IB pathway student-teacher studying at the University of Dundee, Amy Fraser completed a virtual practicum at the International School of Como. She reflects on how virtual teaching allowed her to improve her communication and problem-solving skills.
The International School of Como’s Deputy Principal Jane Whittle reflects on the skills educators need to master when teaching remotely and her experience hosting a virtual practicum for student-teachers in partnership with the University of Dundee.
As an IB pathway student-teacher studying at the University of Dundee, Georgia Fullarton completed a virtual practicum at the International School of Como. She reflects on the value of student agency, community and collaboration in online teaching, skills she hopes to continue in the classroom.