Archives for August, 2016

Aug
31

Living Real Life Situations in the Classroom

The Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course seeks to enable students to establish connections between the knowledge and skills they acquire in the IB DP and their surroundings. Real Life Situations (RLS) constitute an entry point to encourage students in keeping a focused discussion going on, while developing a clear analysis. Many times, RLS are addressed […]

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Aug
31

Globally minded language users

Witnessing how students employ language meaningfully to convey their points of view, to challenge convictions, to invite reflection, and to assess opinions, is one of the most enriching experiences for anyone involved in the learning process. As our MMUN program evolves each session, students (aka delegates) have become aware of the language mechanisms that are […]

By Rafael Angel | Communication Skills . MMUN . Social Skills
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Aug
30

IB DP Student Leadership and Safety

The DP students at QAIS are taking on a leadership role this year. They will be involved in coaching, mentoring and organising events for the school community. The students decided it was a good idea to test out some of the new equipment in the P.H.E. office to ensure it is safe for the younger […]

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Aug
30

The Importance of Sleep

   我们今天活动的主题是强调睡眠的重要性。学生们将各自起床时间和睡觉时间以数轴的形式标注出来,他们各抒己见,认为好的睡眠是第二天精力充沛的保证,并提出了喝牛奶、听轻音乐、睡觉前做舒缓的运动等助睡眠的好方法。 Grades 7, 9,10, 11 and 12 gathered data on their sleeping habits, and then engaged in dialogue about their sleeping habits. Students were asked about the problems sleeping may cause, the impact lack of sleep could have on their performance at school, and how being tired affects the learning environments.

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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

Our Diploma Program (IB DP) course in Theory of Knowledge (TOK) is a subject in which transfer is a crucial Approaches To Learning skill, and also a lifestyle. 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, […]

By Rafael Angel | IB DP . Thinking Skills . TOK
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