Social Skills

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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May
18

My Experience with Public Speaking

The Rome MMUN conference was truly a great experience. I got to meet and communicate with a lot of student from all across the globe. We shared ideas and knowledge during the exchange and debate, therefore I felt like I truly learned a lot from this experience. To be specific, I developed my understanding other […]

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May
18

I found my voice in MMUN

MMUN is such a great forum where students can practice how to be open-minded, and where we can develop our conversation skills. The sense of achievement after being part of a committee for three days, and after finishing our resolutions made me feel so proud of myself. When we arrive in a committee, no one […]

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Mar
19

QAIS students Transfomed by ISTA | ISTA让QAIS学生实现蜕变

For four days, thirteen QAIS students and embarked on a challenging, exciting and rewarding experience at the International Schools Theater Association (ISTA) Middle School Festival held in South Korea. Led by Lauren Borodenko and Chris McCarthy, this was QAIS’ second trip to an MS ISTA festival. ISTA has been leading drama workshops for over 40 years around […]

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Mar
12

Building Bridges Through Collaboration

When Ms. Sandy Trull (MYP Coordinator at HIS) and I decided to have a joint Personal Project Presentation between QAIS and Hanova International School (HIS), we wanted the MYP Personal Project experience to be BIGGER. Part of our plan was to encourage students to understand that the IB is a network, and may feel like a family. […]

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