Category Archives: Best Practise
Year 9s – Need an idea for your PP next year ? Attend the Combined IB Indonesian Schools’ MYP Personal Project Exhibition Saturday 1st June in the GJIS Theatre from 10.00am – 1.00pm We have confirmation from six IB schools … Continue reading
Firstly, save the date. We’ve been told that this is the third biggest IB Conference in the world, and at 200,000 Rp it is most certainly the most economical. Next year, GJIS are hosting this event. Secondly, I would like … Continue reading
National History Day was formulated and designed in America, initially to assist History and Humanities teachers to improve their teaching practise. Over the last 30 years it has spread across the globe and most recently has reached South East Asia. This year … Continue reading
You’ve probably seen this video already, but it’s worth watching again, and again. or use this link here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U The full speech was fifty-five minutes long and can be viewed here. http://www.thersa.org/events/video/archive/sir-ken-robinson
Skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been. Wayne Gretzky Our keynote speaker, Dr Stephen Druggan from Jakarta International School used the above quote from Wayne Gretzky, my Canadian friends tell me he is probably … Continue reading
While it is true that there are no external exams set by the IB for the Middle Years Programme (MYP)1 many schools choose to hold exams in some or all Years of the MYP as good practice and an authentic … Continue reading
Topic 4.3 Theoretical genetics The Wolfman and the Chromosomal Basis of Heredity – link (clicker case study) Mendel Dreams -The Beginning of Genetics (clicker case study) Topic 5.1 – Communities and Ecosystems The Ecological Footprint Dilemma – link (clicker case … Continue reading
The United Nations General Assembly declared, in a resolution sponsored by the United Kingdom and Costa Rica in 1982, September 21st as an International Day of Peace, in order to commemorateand strengthen the ideals of peace among all nations and people.
Rick Wormeli: How Much Should Homework Count? link http://youtu.be/nMJ-vEl4WB8 Clear and concise reasons why homework should not count towards summative assessments. I particularly like his analogy of homework to sports practise.
The IB does not offer moderation or monitoring of assessment for samples in non-official languages, for rather obvious logistical reasons. However, for our Language A and Language B teachers of Bahasa Indonesia this means that they do not get valuable … Continue reading