Computational thinking is present in everyday activities and Middle Years Programme (MYP) curriculum manager Shadrach Pilip-Florea shares why it’s an important skill for students to have in a 21st-century world.
This blog highlights research findings and recommendations to help schools nurture students’ growth mindset. The selection of findings is based on an extensive literature review from a policy paper called Growth Mindset Thinking and Beliefs in Teaching and Learning, which was commissioned by the IB Research Department and conducted by Inflexion in 2020.
All students face challenges of some kind, and academic resilience plays an important role in overcoming these set-backs. This blog highlights five practices and programmes that teach and nurture students’ academic resilience.
Brain-storming a language activity and need an external resource to facilitate the learning? Or are you an inventive teacher who wishes to easily share some of your own resources? With the increased need for digital learning content due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the IB has developed a new resource that allows educators to share free […]
To support Middle Years Programme (MYP) year five schools with resources for education continuity during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, IB examiners take a look at some successful MYP personal projects and illustrate how candidates can achieve the highest descriptor of the assessment criteria.
The IB’s new curated resource companion, IB Webliography, is a collaborative tool for teachers to provide quality education for students, regardless of their background.
Schools have gained many insights from teaching online during the COVID-19 pandemic. How will this experience influence education in the long term? IB World magazine reports.
Middle Years Programme (MYP) student Dan Smith shares his experience testing a new platform to support student well-being. As a user experience (UX) tester, Dan had an opportunity to offer his input on the platform and gain a deeper understating into his passion for software design.
When normal, physical routines are disrupted through unexpected events, students often find it hard to stay motivated and develop new routines. Of course, some of us are more conscious of this now, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. To speak to this, IB Voices met with Dr Adam Carey, a doctor, nutritionist and leading commentator […]
Abhinav Awasthi, a Diploma Programme (DP) coordinator at Ebenezer International School Bangalore, offers an infectiously enthusiastic personal view of the strengths of an IB education.
In the second part of this series, Hani Al Refo, Head of Arabic at ACS Doha International School reflects on the 10 IB learner profile attributes from the teachers’ perspective.
Hani Al Refo, Head of Arabic at ACS Doha International School reflects on the 10 attributes of the IB learner profile and their contribution to the development of IB students amidst the outbreak. This is Hani’s first segment of a two-part discussion.
Stress management is often talked about, but it’s easy to talk about and sometimes more difficult to manage your stress. In terms of health and well-being, how important is stress management?
Continuing our series connecting with IB staff members to share insight into their work, we connect with the IB’s Head of Authorization, Sean Rankin. He shares how his team has adapted the authorization process to support schools in successfully implementing IB programmes.
In a new series of episodes for the IB Voices podcast, hear first-hand from International Baccalaureate (IB) educators across Asia Pacific on how they are managing the transition to online and remote learning due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.