Technology has brought forth many benefits, but should we limit how much time children spend on it? Assistant Professor Jordan Shapiro shares his thoughts on this topic.
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Here is what employers look for in graduates
What skills do students need to succeed in the workplace? Karol Gornowicz shares his tips ahead of the European Education Festival.
How technology is transforming everyday assessment
In this first series of blogs, Wendy Choi unveils how technology is transforming formative assessments taking place in DP Classrooms.
Engaging students through active learning
Technology has the potential to help teachers in the classroom, but what is the best way to integrate it into everyday learning? Professor Cathrine Tømte will address this topic in her keynote session at the 2020 European Education Festival.
Exploring another reality using technology
Is there a perfect solution for an ideal learning environment? Professor Pierre Dillenbourg addresses learning environments in this Q&A ahead of the European Education Festival 2020.
Growth, innovation and technology
By Tamizh Ponni Think about it. The things that were our fantasies a couple of decades ago have been brought to life today through the power of technology. The current generation seems to use the tools of technology effortlessly. We are able to witness gradual yet extraordinary growth and innovation take their shape through the […]
Stonehill International School—Part 1
Four schools at different stages of their IB journey will share their approach to understanding and implementing the Primary Years Programme enhancements in their own context. Here is the third story in the series that features an IB World School in India and illustrates how they began exploring the enhanced content.
How technology is transforming education
In the first part of this series, we look at edtech innovations and how they can aid and extend learning Technology is changing every aspect of our lives, and that includes education. The huge choice of educational technology (‘edtech’) now available—from apps and platforms to augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI)—can be mind-boggling for […]
Dubai student launches start-up conference
Budding entrepreneurs get the chance to meet CEOs from the United Arab Emirates “I wanted to encourage students to get involved with innovation, business and collaboration,” says student Faisal Qureshi about the Student Start-Up Conference UAE he set up last September. A first for the region, the conference brought first-hand insights from CEOs to an […]
The use of social media and approaches to learning skills
This article illustrates how to use social media to include approaches to learning skills in a Primary Years Programme classroom.
Technology and assessment
This article talks about how technology can be used effectively for assessment. It talks about three examples at different age levels where a particular tool was used to ease the process of assessing and grading students.
Applying technology tools into a unit of inquiry
This article presents three technology tools to create an exciting environment for inquiry-based learning.
Learning through play
In this article you will read what and how students learn through play.
Choosing a career that didn’t exist a generation ago
“Perhaps inspired by the IB Diploma Program’s (DP) Learner Profile, I embraced the idea of a multidisciplinary education, where I was challenged to think and learn as an engineer, as a clinician, as a patient and as an entrepreneur. ” – Alumnus Adrián Alemán
How to connect with local and global cultures
In this article you will read how first graders explore the transdisciplinary theme ‘Who we are’ and learn to compare and contrast cultures from around the world.