Stage 3: Conceptual Understanding

Concepts and the IB

I'm a fan of the International Baccalaureate Program. I love the commitment to building a better world through education. I love the inquiry process of learning and the dedication to improving the quality of student thinking. Most of all, I love that the curriculum is grounded in the desire for students to gainĀ conceptual understanding of… Continue reading Concepts and the IB

News and Trends, Stage 4: Disciplinary Thinking

Best. High school course. Ever.

Due to my husband's job, we move around a lot. Like to West Africa and South America. So I thought it would be a good idea to get to know the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. I've been reading about the course called Theory of Knowledge and I went to observe it last week. The purpose… Continue reading Best. High school course. Ever.

News and Trends, Stage 3: Conceptual Understanding

Trending: The International Baccalaureate

The number of schools joining the International Baccalaureate consortium in the United States has tripled in the last 10 years. The worldwide growth rate over the last five years is 12% overall and over 20% for the primary years program. So, what exactly is IB and why is it growing in popularity? The IB program… Continue reading Trending: The International Baccalaureate