They call it an “educational garden”. The new solar-powered greenhouse at Ibn Khuldoon National School (IKNS)—an IB World School in Isa Town, Bahrain—teaches students about biology, botany, gardening, recycling and the environment.
To celebrate International Day of Yoga on 21 June, IB staff member and yoga teacher Kate Kuhn offers tips on how to make mindfulness an integral part of school life. If you’re an educator or a student in a busy school setting, finding a large chunk of time to practice yoga or to meditate can […]
How do IB programmes ignite a sense of self-confidence, curiosity and creativity within students? Fatima Sul joins us this year as a 2018 alumni contributor to share her experience since graduating from the?Diploma Programme (DP).
We are currently investigating the viability of offering classical languages (Latin and Classical Greek) at the ab initio level in the IB Diploma Programme—would your school be interested in offering these potential new courses?
This article talks about the journey of a Primary Years Programme exhibition and the role of student agency in designing inquiry and research.
IB language students at a school in the west African nation Gabon were given the chance to learn first hand about cultural diversity thanks to a meeting with the director of their country’s UNESCO office.
Proudly telling the world about our students in our 50th anniversary year Carys Feehan, an IB student in Hong Kong, has never lived in her ancestral home of Wales. But this didn’t stop her from drawing strongly on Welsh culture in a recent art exhibition she staged which helped her win a scholarship to study […]
Alexandre Veillerette is rather handy with a baton. In the Spring of 2018 he conducted over 50 of his fellow student musicians in a concert in front of a 550-strong audience at Rome’s famous arts centre Parco Della Musica. The 17-year-old, who studies on the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at St George’s British International School, […]
In this article you will read about how the first grade team has made changes each year to a unit of inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme “How the world works”, based on the developmental level, interests and inquiries of students.
Proudly telling the world about our philosophy in our 50th anniversary year By Charmagne Braden What came out of taking this risk was truly amazing. A fully student-led theatrical production. I am often asked, when speaking with prospective parents and students, to explain what makes?an IB education so incredibly special. When I hear this question, […]
By Nathaniel Katz Following two years of intense art making in the visual arts course, my students celebrated their achievements with a final art exhibition. They spent the week prior to the vernissage curating their own shows, and with family and the school community in attendance inaugurated the exhibition, enjoyed each other’s hard work, and […]
Collaboration is a fundamental part of the learning experience and,?here at the IB, we talk about it a lot. Whether it’s teacher collaboration, student collaboration, teacher-student collaboration, IB collaboration with our community of educators, parents, and other organizations and experts, the list goes on. We like to define collaboration as a social process of knowledge […]
Proudly telling the world about our innovative curriculum developments in our 50th anniversary year We are (in) the revolution.? The way that our world works, thinks and communicates is changing. Many of us (but not all) can easily tuck away much of human knowledge in our front pocket. On our screens flash centuries worth of […]
Karin Bjerde introduces us to the eight colleagues whose careers and futures were shaped by the Diploma Programme (DP) and now work together at Kognity to bring IB students resources for academic success.