Nathan Horne is currently teaching PYP physical education at ISS International School in Singapore. He leads workshops in the use of technology in PE to promote critical thinking and is passionate about advocating for 21st century physical education. He says: “At the start of any new school year having your yearly program set up and […]
“It is our responsibility to lead the way in international education and harness these capabilities as we create programmes and services to engage students in deep learning. I am honored to be entrusted with this position and I look forward to working with all members of the IB community, who continue to inspire me to […]
Maggie Doyne is 26 years old and has 40 children. They all live together in the Kopila Valley Children’s Home, the orphanage that Doyne founded in Surkhet, Nepal. The children, whose ages run the gamut, attend the school that Doyne also founded. The story of the orphanage and school and the organization behind them—the BlinkNow […]
Incorporating input from IB teachers, this poster presents the key features for the theory of knowledge (TOK) core requirement in a student-friendly and informative manner. The poster was recently redesigned to fit the new curriculum (first teaching 2013).
The Examination paper and markscheme pack is an indispensable tool for teachers and coordinators, featuring the May 2013 sessions for all six Diploma Programme subject groups. These papers provide excellent preparation for examinations, while the accompanying markschemes make the pack suitable for both independent study and classroom use.
The Global Generation: Who are the learners of tomorrow and what will we teach them? • Jimmy Wales • What happened to the class of 1971 • Salman Khan • How the IB changed my life • The IB’s History in Numbers
Dale Worsley gives an engaging insight into the editor process on Journeys in Communities of Practice: Stories and Strategies of Professional Inquiry from Around the World. Worsley says, “Meaningful, well-told stories have a unique power not only to instruct us but to give us courage in a way that mere information cannot when we face […]
“It is much easier to read a text on school change in narrative, rather than purely explanatory, form. It is more authentic, and therefore more meaningful. The story shows how change evolves in true time.”
Dr. Paul Gallagher, IB Coordinator and Assistant Principal at Riverview, discusses the start-up of the Open World Schools pilot. Riverview, one of four Open World Schools, is working with link school Booker High School to provide nine students with access to the Diploma Programme online.
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.
These entertaining stories, retold by acclaimed authors Andrew Fusek Peters and Polly Peters, encourage traditional storytelling in the modern contexts of the classroom and home. With colourful characters and unpredictable twists and turns, these books will engage PYP learners while introducing them to stories from other cultures.
Two relationship studies defining the linkages between the IB and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were released this week. These include Mathematics Standards and English Language Arts Standards.
The IB Higher Education Symposium, to be held on 9-10 October 2013 at Stanford University, will bring together a global group of admissions professionals to address current research and trends in university admissions.
Each year the International Baccalaureate, Asia Pacific Global Centre presents the IB Asia Pacific Annual Conference. The Annual Conference provides an excellent opportunity for educational leaders and decision makers in schools, Universities and governments to come together to share best practices around cultivating the way we are educating students and creating an education system that […]
Pathways World School, Aravali teachers K.Guru Charan Kumar and Sumit M. Dargan wrote to us to share an exciting CAS project completed by their IB students. This article originally appeared on the IB Alumni Network blog.