Due to the substantial amount of information and requirements, biology HL was a topic that consumed most of a student’s revision time. The time management component of balancing the IA with other necessities and new topics was the most challenging aspect of this subject. If students juggle other requirements for other classes, they wouldn’t have… Continue reading Guest Post- IBDP Biology HL Study Tips And Help
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The teacher diaries- Imposter Syndrome- Are you an imposter in your own life?
I became acquainted with the term ‘Imposter Syndrome’ recently. It made the jigsaw puzzle of my underconfidence fit together perfectly. On the outside, I seem like a driven, passionate individual taking on the world. Although on the inside, I felt like a fraud for many years. I wondered why so many opportunities came my way.… Continue reading The teacher diaries- Imposter Syndrome- Are you an imposter in your own life?
Enter my mind- A VTR for well being and trust
What is a wellbeing VTR? VTR stands for visible thinking routine. They help to make a person’s inner thoughts visible and clear to a third person. You may find a lot of visible thinking routines on the internet related to academics that encourage students to organize and structure their thoughts on a particular topic. However,… Continue reading Enter my mind- A VTR for well being and trust
The teacher diaries- Do I want to teach on-campus again?
The day we were all waiting for finally came. Hybrid learning became a piece of our past rather than our present or future. All of the teachers did a merry jig when we heard the news. There were sighs of relief, cries of “Finally!” echoing through the halls. The last two years have certainly taken… Continue reading The teacher diaries- Do I want to teach on-campus again?
Creative assessments through technology- Guest blog by Vaishak M Raj
The post-pandemic world and the upsurge of technology have led to substantial evolution in education. Learning experiences have now expanded horizons to accommodate new edu-technologies. Assessments have now become creative in curriculums across the globe. Through technology, assessment tasks and strategies have brought in innovation, differentiation, and inclusion elements. An ideal assessment should be authentic,… Continue reading Creative assessments through technology- Guest blog by Vaishak M Raj
The relationship between conceptual understanding and student action
When one imagines the role of a teacher, you would almost certainly think of a person who enters a class, teaches a topic, and then leaves. The cycle repeats itself for a year and carries on to infinity. While this is true for traditional teaching methodologies, the International Baccalaureate stresses enduring conceptual understanding rather than… Continue reading The relationship between conceptual understanding and student action
Sports-An integral part of learning
I was relishing a gorgeous evening while my boys played football with their peers. Blogging away, my cares were left far behind. Then, a familiar screech of rage pierced the peace of the dusk. It was my elder son, stomping his way across the field, tears of fury flowing down his cheeks. A bigger child… Continue reading Sports-An integral part of learning
Slaves to data- How figures and numbers are affecting the way we teach
When I became a facilitator in an international school several years ago, I was floored to learn about innovative practices in the education industry. The comparison between my own schooling and today’s classrooms was stark. I still remember my coordinator telling me that if she entered my classroom and couldn’t see me amongst my students’… Continue reading Slaves to data- How figures and numbers are affecting the way we teach
Guest post-Dance Photography: Dialogues, Discoveries and Dance
In the Middle Year Programme, our aim is to inspire young learner’s imaginations through the arts, challenge perceptions, and expand creative and analytical skills. Dance within the MYP framework is envisaged as an artistic, aesthetic, cultural, and physical subject. Through the unit ‘Evolution of dance to connect, express and heal’, the students experienced the concept… Continue reading Guest post-Dance Photography: Dialogues, Discoveries and Dance
Who’s Behind the Mask- Generational rules
When we think about it, every generation grows up with different rules. Cultures and environments evolve, and we need to keep up with changing times. When we were children, we ran free till dusk. We lay in the grass and watched stars cross our sights until they crumbled to dawn. We bounced in our parents’… Continue reading Who’s Behind the Mask- Generational rules