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Design = Finish Summative Assessment

Design = Finish Summative Assessment

It’s has been a challenging term for students and teachers working remotely but the students have really adapted well and produced some outstanding work which they should be proud of. For the last week of the term, the G7 to G10 have been working on their summative...

Paper 2 Topic in FP History

Paper 2 Topic in FP History

Grade 11 students have started looking at WWI as part of the paper 2 topic exploring causes and effects of 20th century wars. We have looked at short term and long term causes so far as well as some initial strengths and weaknesses of Allied and Central Powers. Our...

Design MYP

Design MYP

A busy week after the impromptu long weekend. All grades are coming to the end of the criteria A. In between completing tasks in their process journals, students have been playing Kahoot games focused on Sustainability Goals, COVID 19 and Quizlet featuring the MYP...

G7 myp Arabic :

G7 myp Arabic :

While studying the steps of analyzing literary work such as the short story and the novel, students applied what they had learned through analyzing the novel The Prince and the Poor by Mark Twain where students discussed the content and form of the work, and analyzed...

Design : Inquiring and Analysing

Design : Inquiring and Analysing

A snap shot of students activities across the program... G10 have been finishing their research plans for their websites that will be hosted by the school. The intention is to raise awareness of the UN sustainability goals by creating a webpage. Each student has been...

Chinese History and Paper 3

Chinese History and Paper 3

This week students in grade 11 DP History looked at the broad span of Chinese history from the 19th to the 20th centuries and tried to make connections between individuals and events. This led us into our first assignment of writing a paper 3 essay. We spent time...

Design Week 3

Design Week 3

All grades across design are into their first unit of the year. We are exploring UN Nations Sustainability Goals and The Covid pandemic. Grade 7 = Explored the design cycle through a mini exercise of creating their own logo. They then were introduced to their unit...

First House Activity – photo scavenger hunt!

First House Activity – photo scavenger hunt!

We started our house activities today and had fun watching one another find and post interesting photos. Here is a collage of a few of the pictures the students took. We hope the kids enjoyed it as much as the teachers did. Red house climbed in the house ranking last...

Analysis in Grade 9 Individuals and Societies

Analysis in Grade 9 Individuals and Societies

This week MYP 9 looked at sources for the Treaty of Versailles and the founding of the League of Nations. Our goal was to look at German reactions to the Treaty as well as public perception of the League of a Nations through textual and visual primary sources. Below...

G7 in Arabic

G7 in Arabic

Through the unit of belonging and giving and discussion of the main concepts and related concepts, discussions, questions and inquiries about many aspects that the unit includes, so many students presented their ideas and their expression of belonging and giving in...

Game Day in Grade 7 French!

Game Day in Grade 7 French!

Grade 7 French students had fun playing Quizlet Live in teams to review vocabulary in class. Quizlet is a study app that allows students to learn and to review useful information. The app and online version make learning fun with flashcards and games. Students can...

The Self-Strengthening Movement in China

The Self-Strengthening Movement in China

This week, grade 11 students took on the role of advisors to the Chinese Emperor. Their task was to devise a plan to strengthen China after its defeats in the Opium Wars and weakening as a result of the Taiping Rebellion. The students chose to focus on improvements to...

G7 Arabic

G7 Arabic

G7 students interacted greatly during their study of the MYP curriculum in the Arabic language, where the students made great contributions, ideas, and useful discussions, indicating an open mindset that has the ability to understand and understand all the different...

Getting to know each other in French class

Getting to know each other in French class

We were busy getting to know each other in French class this week and assessing our language levels. Students played a fun Kahoot! game to find out all about "prof" (they were shocked to know I have seven siblings!) and there was a winner in each class. We had our...

What is science?

What is science?

Time seems to be flying so quickly already! This week we explored the concept of what science is and it is messy! Students are wrapping the minds around how creative, diverse and involved science is in every day life. We will be exploring communities and the building...

Individuals and Societies: Getting Started !

Individuals and Societies: Getting Started !

In grade 7 and 8 Individuals and Societies classes we have begun to delve into our first units, all the while still getting to know each other and ourselves and learning how to navigate the  world of online learning and teaching. In both classes we talked about...

Design : Week 1

Design : Week 1

What a different start to the new year. The students were awesome. As a collective we had to work out some small kinks using classroom links and new applications. Students worked through google classroom, collaborated in Jamboards and used break out rooms to chat in...

First week in G7 art!

First week in G7 art!

In Grade 7, we were lucky to have art blocks on both Wednesday and Thursday. We began by joining Google Classroom, creating digital process journals, and finishing the task of putting school timetables into our Google Calendar apps. There were also some fun...

A great start to the year!

A great start to the year!

It was great seeing everyone back in class this week. I have missed our conversations. Thank you to all students who participated and helped each other as we moved to the distance learning format. Here are some photos of student collaboration within Google Jamboard....