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New levels to learning
Minecraft is now a firm favourite for students and teachers alike. Educators tell IB World Magazine how they use the popular computer game in the classroom.
Does personality trump intelligence?
What can guarantee academic success? This is a question that students, teachers and parents have been asking for years, but the answer remains inconclusive. Many studies have examined the multiple factors that could be considered, but mainly focusing on intelligence levels. Latest research takes a different approach that teachers may want to consider. Any teacher […]
Everything you need to know about the 2015 IB World Student Conferences
The IB World Student Conferences are coming up this July and August. They are open to all IB students world-wide at two locations, the University of Rochester and La Salle Campus Barcelona-Ramon Llull University. You will find everything you need to know about the conferences below. University of Rochester What if clean water could reach millions […]
How to prepare your students for the Extended Essay
The Extended Essay is a challenge for every student. How can you make sure they feel prepared rather than panicked? It’s the culmination of years of effort, a signature of the IB Diploma Programme and the perfect preparation for life beyond the classroom. In fact, IB Diploma Programme alumni said the Extended Essay prepared them […]
DP student Andrew Abrahamsen performs at Carnegie Hall
Andrew Abrahamsen, an IB Diploma Programme student in New York, recently performed an original composition at Carnegie Hall. His piece, “Sanctuary”, was originally composed to fulfill an IB Music HL requirement.
Danike de Jager completes CAS in Botswana
Thanks to the work of students like Danike de Jager, the Westwood International School in Botswana has made rhino conservation and working with underprivileged youth into sustainable school projects. DP students team up with their peers at the International School in Stockholm working collaboratively to create awareness of the importance of rhino conservation and raise […]
Briley Rossiter, MYP student and published author
Briley Rossiter, an MYP student, published an illustrated children’s book at the age of 11. The story was inspired by true events, capturing the loving relationship between herself and her sister Ainsley suffering from Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy.
Featured student: Yaya Lu’s software invention earns Pride of Australia Medal 2013 State Award for Tasmania
Yaya Lu was awarded the Pride of Australia Medal 2013 State Award for Tasmania to recognise her work in support of quadriplegic assistance. Here, she tells us about the inspiration for her work as well as the innovative software that won her the accolade.
Featured Student: Scholarship recipient from Zimbabwe
We spoke with student Tatenda Mashanda, who talked about what he learned at the recent IB World Student Conference at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.