Social Skills

Oct
18

6th Grade Steps Up!

6th grade English students have been hard at work and are now putting their skills to use to serve their community. In English B, students are developing their reading fluency and comprehension, and practicing speaking and writing in an academic setting.  To put their growing skills to work, they have taken on the role of […]

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Oct
11

Team Work Makes the Dream Work

For our current unit in 7thand 8th grade English Language Acquisition class, we are focused on how communities, identities, and relationships can be better understood through a meaningful exploration of the systems and organizations that surround or control them. We seek to know: How our relationships with other people and the organizations we are part of […]

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Oct
11

Using Graphic Novels to Explore Our World – A Study of Persepolis

9thand 10th grade English Language Acquisition students worked together this week to deepen their understanding of the elements of graphic novels and the realities of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. We seek to know: How graphic novelists can share rich and important stories by merging text and art. How the conventions of graphic […]

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Oct
10

QAIS and CAIS Coastal Ecology Investigation

  Statement of Inquiry: How can we collaborate with other scientists Key Concepts: Collaboration and Scientific Endeavour Related Concepts: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Environmental Systems, and Design Technology During the fall semester of 2018, students from the Qingdao Amerasia International School (QAIS) and the Changchun American International School (CAIS) met in Qingdao China for the IB Group […]

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Jun
14

Building Bridges between MYP and DP through CAS

As the academic year 2017-2018 comes to a closure, we, QAIS IB DP students, decided to lead the secondary community meeting on June 13th, 2018. We engaged MYP students in realizing the similarities betwen MYP Service as Action and DP CAS (Creativity, Action and Service), in order for them to become aware of how their […]

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Jun
12

You, Me, or Technology?

You, Me, or Technology?: MYP 3 Explores the Relationships People Have With Technology  In this final Humanities unit of the year, MYP 3 has been investigating, inquiring, researching, and reflecting on various forms of technology and how they have shaped humanity in the past up until this day. In the above photo, Francesca Cutugno, Jerry […]

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Jun
06

Using Chinese to Communicate with students from other International Schools

In the past two weeks, Chinese Language Acquisition Students in grade 7 and 8 have been cooperating in a project with the other international schools in Thailand and the United States. This collaboration is an inquiry about the use of social media to learn foreign languages in MYP. The purpose of the project is to […]

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May
18

I am now a Big MMUN Fan

We came to Rome and join the MMUN conference in May 2018. This was my first MMUN conference. At first, when we were setting our country board on the B1 floor, I saw a SPECPOL sign just in front of us. Apple and I took a quick look inside, the room was small and there […]

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May
18

MMUN 2018 Helped me Reflect on Real World Issues

This was my very first year of MMUN and attending any committee as a delegate of one nation. I was the delegate of Japan of the UNSC, or security council. I worked on topics 1 and 2, which are about the terrorism and the situation in Somalia. I’ve interacted with students who are from different […]

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May
18

Becoming a Better Communicator at MMUN Rome 2018

We had been preparing for the MMUN Rome conference 2018 for almost one year, that includes all the research about different countries, and issues that our world has been currently facing. With all this knowledge, effort and our teacher, Miss Liz’s guidance I had a wonderful experience in all the sessions. I was able to […]

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