Frankfurt International School (FIS), Germany, thinks out of the box when it comes to inspiring creativity in writing and art. Each year, it gives students the opportunity to produce, and eventually publish, a book during a week-long Writing Symposium.
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Researchers from the Red Sea Research Centre at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) are working alongside Middle Years Programme (MYP) students from The KAUST School, in Saudi Arabia. Together, they have published two papers online and are working on a third.
As a reward for reducing single-use plastics at their school, and raising awareness, IB Diploma Programme (DP) students at the American School of Barcelona had a unique opportunity to work alongside marine biologists in Mallorca, Spain. They learned about sea life and discussed global marine issues, such as plastic pollution and its causes.
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.
Four schools at different stages of their IB journey share their approach to understanding and implementing the Primary Years Programme enhancements in their own context. Here is the fourth story in the series that features an IB World School in Namibia and illustrates how the school began exploring the enhanced content.
This article showcases the cognition process of a Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinator. The author shares how to interact with fellow schools in a local network to experience a platform of fraternity and connectedness.
Using internationalism as a driving force, a Primary Years Programme school community in Germany developed a mini-unit focused on highlighting individual and collective cultural identity and to celebrate yearlong learning experiences.
This article shares some strategies about managing meetings with a team of middle leaders, to help facilitate collaboration and save time.
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.
This article reflects on how to make summative assessment more meaningful for the early years learners.
Have you thought about joining one of the IB networks or associations? In this article you will learn about how the IB World Schools collaborate through networks in the gulf region.
This article showcases a constructivist approach towards fostering the attitudes of ‘empathy’ and ‘tolerance’. It is also reflective on the school culture, benefiting from a transdisciplinary approach of integrating PSPE with units of inquiry.
This article shares how effective collaboration at an IB in-school workshop benefited workshop leaders, participants and the school community.
This article examines the impact of Learning Labs on teacher collaboration, growth and leadership as well as student benefits. Learning Labs offer teachers an opportunity to host a small group of peers in their class, then reflect on the approaches to teaching and approaches to learning that were observed together.
This article reflects on the journey of an IB candidate school in Australia and the immediate benefits of a sense of connectedness across the community.