Attending conferences and workshops are great professional development tools for teachers. But, having the opportunity to visit and work in another IB World School, across the world, is an invaluable experience as Shelley Maximitch Johnston from Abbotsford Senior Secondary School, in Canada, found.
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Topics surrounding human rights and equality can be thorny, but educators can use societal issues to create meaningful dialogue with students and enhance learning. PYP teachers Kirsten Fournier, Kerri Irwin and Vivien Rosa-Vaccarelli tell us more.
Purposeful conversation moves students from passive listeners to active learners. IB World magazine investigates how students’ classroom conversations encourage collaboration and strengthen problem solving and critical thinking skills
Students aren’t leaving the IB Learner Profile at the door when class finishes; they are applying the attributes at home too, as they explain to IB World magazine
IB World Magazine investigates the importance of the ‘last five minutes’ in class, and finds out how you can make the most of this time
Does your classroom encourage creativity, or stifle it? IB World magazine investigates how a student’s environment affects their learning
In the second article in a series discussing bullying, IB World magazine looks at how student-led strategies are helping IB World Schools raise empathy and tackle bullying
IB World magazine talks to Susan Park, IB Diploma Programme student and the winning illustrator of the September 2015 issue’s front cover
IB World magazine investigates the ways in which IB World Schools have integrated a successful Mother Tongue (MT) programme, and offers tips to help schools set up their own
From appointing a new school director to buying playground equipment, IB World magazine looks at the integral role student councils have within schools
An IB Diploma Programme student tells IB World magazine how helping others achieve their dreams has fine-tuned her own skills
IB World magazine asks IB World teachers how they stay cool, calm and collected at a time when their students need them the most
It’s an issue that affects almost all children in some way. In the first of a series of articles discussing ‘bullying’, IB World magazine investigates its effects, what adults and students can do to combat it, and how a school in Sweden has used the IB Learner Profile to help
Everybody is different, and while we celebrate and embrace difference, this also means that disagreements can occasionally arise. IB World magazine explores how teachers can help their students make sense of conflict
Sharing ideas, a supportive network and positive environment are just some of the benefits of a collaborative school culture. IB World magazine speaks to teachers about how working together has transformed their classrooms