Secondary Islamic Studies

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Orientation Days!

Orientation Days!

Hello Abis Secondary ! This week it has been wonderful getting to know the students and see their faces! During the two days of orientation I was able to meet and work with all of the students in secondary. There is a definate learning curve for distance learning, but...

What a great first week!

What a great first week!

This week we returned to virtual learning and I had a chance to meet some of my French students. You all are AMAZING! I realize it isn't easy being online all day, but you made my first week at ABIS a wonderful experience and for that, I am truly grateful. While I...

Design Ready to Create some MAGIC

Design Ready to Create some MAGIC

We can’t wait to get this year going. Students across the grades will be starting with Digital design exploring either Stop Motion Video , Photo Story Videos , Website Design or Public Service Announcements. Mr Isles and I have been busy; Google classrooms have been...

G7 Arabic

G7 Arabic

Hello everyone, we are looking for everything new in our Arabic language, the language of the Qur’an, for development and creativity. Language is the identity. In a way that makes everyone innovate and shine in expressing themselves in his Arabic language, I wish the...

Welcome to the end of a long summer

Welcome to the end of a long summer

I hope everyone is looking forward to a change of surroundings soon. We have been working all summer to make sure we are ready for teaching and learning. From painting, to planning, to creating procedures to ensure a safe new year.