Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Safinah Hambali shares her experiences and advice with us on the “art of adaptation” and how life’s sudden turns shouldn’t keep you from achieving your goals.
By Anne Louise Williams Helping student-athletes balance their sport and education commitments is the goal of the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) and their sports pilot project with the IB Should young athletes have to choose between continuing education and playing sport at a high level? This is certainly not the case for Thomas Brown, […]
Kyoto International School (KIS) parent Sarah Son contrasts her own experience learning mathematics with the way her kids are now encouraged to claim ownership of their learning in the Primary Years Programme (PYP). by Sarah Son Approximately 37 years ago, I started learning math in a very traditional way. Like other subjects at the time, […]
As thousands of students and teachers worldwide prepare for their exams, here are some tips to support academic integrity, prevent plagiarism and ensure that students can take great pride in knowing that the work they complete is their own. 1. Nurture the ten attributes of the IB learner profile. They are the foundation for your […]
From three different continents, Diploma Programme (DP) graduates Billy Chen, Andrea Mariani Islas, and Gita Ekaputri tell us how an IB education prepared for them for their university studies and careers.
IB graduate and educator Eleni Vardaki continues her series on creating a dialogue about stress. She recently sat down with University College London student Eleonora Levis to explore strategies for managing stress.
PYP trio win international competition for an app idea that helps people find shelter during a disaster Isabel Haupt and her family were affected by the 7.8 earthquake in Kaikoura, New Zealand, late last year, even though they live over 150 miles away in Wellington. She saw firsthand how residents could be left stranded with […]
What can students expect when they sit down in an IB Diploma Programme (DP) classroom? These four activities stretch across subject groups and will likely define the classroom experience in the early weeks of the DP.
Educators tell IB World how using design thinking has improved learning
The IB aims to create an environment that is engaging and flexible, with the student at the focus. Nicole Wambui, a DP graduate, used Pamoja, an online server that offers various IB courses for IB students. In this article, she talks about her experiences with Pamoja and how it made her a more prepared university […]
‘Wellbeing week’ at an IB World School in Australia offered everyone a chance to slow down, mindfully participate in community activities and build relationships
MYP students at Roxboro Middle School in Cleveland Heights took the topic of immigration to the streets, sharing their message of cultural appreciation
When starting a new school, in a different country, IB students can feel like “outsiders” until they have a basic understanding of the main language of instruction. Former English Language Learner Teacher Dan Franch tells IB World how this can be avoided
From transforming a local park to providing food for those in need, students in Greece are working to improve their surroundings
Mathematics HL 2017: How well did the changes go?