Dr Dimitrina Trendafilova from UWC Adriatic, Italy, reflects on how curiosity and creativity can be nurtured in schools and shares examples of how science concept can be conceived in a creative way
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Artificial intelligence in IB assessment and education: a crisis or an opportunity?
Matt Glanville, Head of Assessment Principles and Practice at the IB, shares his views on the short-term impact that new artificial intelligence (AI) technology will have on IB assessments and how it could change education as we know it in the long-term.
Tips on upholding academic integrity: “It is important to start by establishing a climate of trust in our students”
Three IB educators from around the globe have shared tips for fellow educators and for students on how to uphold academic integrity in the classroom and during assessments.
Inclusive education: Student with total vision impairment shares his IB experience
Hear from Arijeet, who graduated in 2022, about the support he received from his school, Bombay International School, and how the IB’s access and inclusion policies impacted his studies.
An educator’s view of IB philosophy: “the more they know, the less they know”
In February 2023, an updated IB philosophy subject guide will be published. We spoke to one of the educator’s involved in the curriculum review of the course.
Curriculum design – what’s that all about? Part 1
A blog by Nikki Welsh, PYP Curriculum development manager at the IB
MYP eAssessment success stories from the May 2022 session
Implementing MYP eAssessments for the first time can seem like a daunting and challenging task. Here, we talk to three MYP Coordinators whose schools successfully introduced MYP eAssessments in the May 2022 session.
Working with the School of the Arts (SOTA), Singapore to introduce a new DP Literary Arts subject
In this blog, Sabina Sorrentino, IB Curriculum Manager, Amy Khoo, Vice-Principal of Arts and Janet Liew, Head of Literary Arts at SOTA explain how and why the new literary arts course was developed.
Beyond “lost learning”: Using formative assessment to support a return to the classroom
It’s been two years since education around the world was disrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Many schools have already returned to in-person learning and teaching, while others continue with remote learning or even a hybrid of the two. However, with ongoing uncertainty about new variants, schools and educators will no doubt need to continue being […]
CP curriculum review: an educator’s experience
We asked Wilma Shen, CP Coordinator at Renaissance College Hong Kong who has been involved in the review process to speak about her experience and the key benefits for both educators and students.