QAIS Secondary BLog

Aug
26

A Language Experiment: QAIS ATL Program in Action

As part of our ATL-based advisory Program, we have developed a series of learning experiences that allow your students to become aware of the skills they need to employ (and they are employing) while  working on a specific task or solving a problem. All QAIS advisory program tasks culminate with a reflection session in which students […]

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Aug
25

Visible Thinking in TOK

TOK is a subject in which transfer is an crucial ATL skill, and also a life style. As IB DP students commence their second year in TOK, it is of paramount importance to make connections between the information they have acquired in all subjects, as well as the knowledge they have acquired or constructed through experience. Connections […]

By Rafael | IB DP . Thinking Skills . TOK
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May
27
May
26

Designing and Selling an Idea

For the creative thinking-based unit under the Global Context ‘Fairness and Development’, MYP 2 and 3 students identified a problem and devised a solution. Using the sources studied in class as examples, students conducted research to design a prototype for the problem that tried to solve. As a culminating project, students participated in a simulation […]

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May
20

QAIS Inspire Program

QAIS Inspire 2016 workshops. Indian Food Workshop Professional Makeup Workshop Russian Cooking Class Sushi-making Workshop Learning in the IB DP Workshop  Zumba Workshop  Malaysian Curry Chicken Lesson 55 Words Writing Workshop Turkish Food class Dance workshop Hungarian Language Workshop Creative Writing Workshop Chinese Food Workshop Guitar Workshop Anime Workshop

By Rafael | Service as Action
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May
17

Fujian Nanjing Tulou Trip

2016年4月 18-22 日,七八年级的学生前往福建南靖土楼进行为期五天的户外学习。这次土楼之行的主要目的是进行社区服务。除了参观土楼之外,学生也去挖笋、茶园采茶、植树和野炊。这一系列活动让学生体会到劳力的付出,心血的灌溉与泪水的累积。他们深刻了解到发扬与保护传统文化与世界遗产是每个人的责任。 挖笋     野炊   植树   参观土楼  

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May
17

Communication in the Chinese Class

  Developing communication in Chinese Language Acquisition is essential in order to develop a sense of how one can use language. For this reason, it is important to offer students a variety of opportunities explore oral communication. The following pictures are examples of some of the oral tasks conducted in the Chinese class.   Students […]

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May
13
May
09

Going further… With a little help of PYP

One of the biggest advantages of concept-based learning is the immense variety of connections that can be established. Likewise, one of the benefits of teaching through a conceptual curriculum is the opportunity for collaboration across grades, subjects and programs. Today, PYP2 students led a session on Design Thinking for MYP2/3 students. PYP students utilised their portfolios for […]

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By Charla Esser | Arts
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