Monthly Archives: January 2012

Professional Development in the IB Context: Excellent PD Model

I am always engaged in trying to improve my knowledge, skills and abilities as a teacher. I don’t want to be just another good teacher, or an above average teacher, or even an excellent teacher. I want to be the … Continue reading

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The Global Search for Education: An International Education (Excerpt)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme overview Dr. Tony Wagner, Innovation Education fellow at Harvard University and author of the new book, Creating Innovators (due out April 17), explains, “I do agree that the IB is a significantly better framework for intellectual … Continue reading

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Your Talent | Our Mission: Could You Be IB?

Source: International Baccalaureate The International Baccalaureate® (IB) offers high quality programmes of international education to a worldwide community of schools. There are more than 900,000 IB students in over 140 countries. Dear Colleague, I am delighted to announce the May … Continue reading

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Perfil de la comunidad del IB de aprendizaje 2011

El perfil de la comunidad de aprendizaje del IB es la declaración de principios del Bachillerato Internacional (IB) traducida en un conjunto de objetivos de aprendizaje para el siglo XXI. El perfil ofrece una visión a largo plazo de la … Continue reading

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He Turned Around & She Said: “I’ve Been Looking For You All Night!”

“Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets”… Let’s dance… Sofia Vergara stars in a new Diet Pepsi spot proving once again that whatever Lola wants, Lola gets. Sofia must think on her feet, using her wit and charm to dance her way … Continue reading

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Audi: Daylight in a Headlight

See the new Audi commercial and find out what happens when an Audi S7 shows up at a party full of vampires.

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IB Learner Profile vs IB Teacher Profile: A Personal Inquiry

An international curriculum such as the International Baccalaureate Program is very important in the globalized world in which we live today. The interconnected destiny of the people on this planet make it an absolute imperative that we can communicate cross-culturally, … Continue reading

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Debaters, Define Please! Debate, Argument, Dialogue, Rhetoric?

When two people, or two teams begin to debate something, an impartial observer often notices that the debate seems to be about two different things. The debaters energetically take their positions, delivering points and counterpoints, yet the clue to this … Continue reading

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EdCamp: A Chorus of Educator Voices in Harmony

Edcamp: A Chorus of Educator Voices in Harmony View more documents from Thomas Baker

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Teaching the International Baccalaureate:

Teaching the International Baccalaureate As schools wrestle with how to teach students and measure their success with mandated standardized tests, some seek a different path: Written exams. Student-led discussions. A global perspective. The Geneva-based International Baccalaureate program seeks to teach … Continue reading

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