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.
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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.
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.
Spotlight on our Primary Years Programme teams
To celebrate 25 years of the PYP we spotlight some of the IB staff who work on the programme. We sat down with Sue, Christine, Alicia, Lukas and Monita to learn more about their experiences, highlights and what they are most excited about.
Curriculum design – what’s that all about? Part 1
A blog by Nikki Welsh, PYP Curriculum development manager at the IB
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.
The importance of academic integrity: Q&A with IB Academic Integrity Manager, Celina Garza—Part two
In this two-part Q&A session, we asked Celina Garza, IB Academic Integrity Manager. This second part specifically focuses on cheating and what schools can do to foster a culture of academic integrity in assessments.
The importance of academic integrity: Q&A with IB Academic Integrity Manager, Celina Garza—Part one
In this two-part Q&A session, we asked Celina Garza, IB Academic Integrity Manager, a few questions about the importance of academic integrity.
Creating dynamic programme development plans
The International Baccalaureate (IB) recently passed the landmark of 2000 global world schools authorized to teach the Primary Years Programme (PYP). Adrian Kearney, Director of IB World Schools, recorded a message to mark the milestone and welcome the schools to our ever-growing community, now nearly 5500 strong!
Need inspiring illustrations for your poems? Why not ask children?
For World Poetry Day, we hear from Martha Skogen who shares how she got young students at Trondheim International School (THIS) to illustrate her collection of poems and why we should value their interpretation of poetry.
Finding hope and joy in a year of change
Even though 2020 was filled with a series of unfortunate events, the German European School (GEMS) in Manila found a way to spread joy and hope in their local community.
Conducting self-assessment using the ATL skills
Primary Years Programme (PYP) teacher Johana Barón explains how she helps her students assess their approaches to learning (ATL) skills and why it’s vital for their own learning.