Thinking Skills

Jun
15

Grade 6 & 7 Language Acquisition Exploration while travelling

In Grade 6 and 7 Language Acquisition Chinese class, our current unit is about exploration. In this unit, we focus on what exploration while traveling. The objectives of this unit are: a) Reflect on what to explore and how learn about history, cultural expression, sightseeing, relics, shopping and food. b) Understand that language can be […]

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Jun
05

Freedom to demonstrate learning

In the English class, grade 6 students are wrapping up the year with an unstructured inquiry. We wanted to look back and reflect on the learning journey we were a part of this year. Therefore, we choose ‘connections’ as a key concept, and decided to explore how researchers establish connections among different areas of knowledge […]

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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

Using Art to tell stories to visually-impaired people

Below are a few images that reflect the work MYP1 students carried out in the visual arts class as part of their interdisciplinary unit with English Language Acquisition.

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May
16

A collaborative and interdisciplinary learning experience between English and Arts

Learning cannot happen in isolation. For this reason, whenever possible, it is important to helps students make connections across subject groups. The inquiry-based nature of the MYP allows for interdisciplinary learning experiences to be developed every time that teachers of two or more subjects identify opportunities to join forces and create a learning experience in which […]

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May
15

Playing and Learning with Different Forms of Language | 用不同的语言学习和娱乐

The IB DP group 2 courses are not conventional foreign language courses. The language B courses in the IB DP are designed to provide students with the necessary skills and intercultural understanding to enable them to communicate successfully in an environment where the language studied is spoken. This process encourages the learner to go beyond the confines of the classroom, expanding […]

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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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