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GJIS’s National History Day: Turning Points in History

GJIS held an event called National History Day: Turning Points in History in which all year eight students chose a topic of interest to research and create a display for. Many different topics were chosen, from the Black Plague, invention … Continue reading

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Publishing Teacher Rankings

A recently reported story here has raised the old argument about teacher performance yet again. Certainly, I understand that parents worry about their children and worry about having the best teacher; however, a major concern is when students and parents … Continue reading

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Research shows that IB primary-and middle-years students perform better on international assessments than their peers at non-IB schools

IB Students out-perform their non-IB peers in academic areas, indicating high social and emotional well-being Singapore May 23, 2012 — A research study completed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), on behalf of the International Baccalaureate® (IB), examined … Continue reading

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Plagiarism as a mode of learning

Simply amazed, I do not really know what to say. Plagiarism as a mode of learning Setiono Sugiharto, Jakarta | Sat, 03/24/2012 2:23 PM A | A | A | Plagiarism continues unabated in our academic community, with the latest … Continue reading

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What teachers really want to tell parents

(CNN) — This summer, I met a principal who was recently named as the administrator of the year in her state. She was loved and adored by all, but she told me she was leaving the profession. I screamed, “You … Continue reading

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Latest IB research on students’ post-secondary achievement

IB Research is excited to announce the release of three new studies on post-secondary achievement of IB students. In conjunction with SRI International, we look at the college enrollment, performance and graduation rates of DP students who graduated from both … Continue reading

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