Identities and Relationships

Nov
24

Expressing who we are

In Grade 10 Language Acquisition Chinese, our first unit was Expressing Who We Are. Students explored the concepts of how a person’s cultural identity and sense of belonging may derive from connections to family, language context, ethnicity and social backgrounds. In order to explore the concept deeper, the students designed questionnaires for interviews. In the interviews, […]

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Oct
21
Oct
21
Sep
06

Reinventing Objects As Something New

In our Global Issues and Entrepreneurship class, we have been discussing innovation. This week we were focusing on how innovations are often not a new invention but taking something that already exists and changing the use for it. Today it is Uber redefining the taxi industry. A few generations ago, it was World War II […]

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Relationships

Earlier in the school year the MYP 2/3 English Language B class (phase 3) studied the concept of relationships and further explored this idea by outlining the kinds of relationships people can have. The unit’s statement of inquiry was, “Relationships are built differently across cultures, depending on the connections people make and the contexts in […]

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Dec
09

The Impact of Appearances

we have finalised our unit on ‘appearances’, in which we worked around the following statement of Inquiry: Appearances communicate aspects of the way we express our identity, and their impact vary from context to context. Besides working on vocabulary development to enrich expression when describing how things, places and people look, we worked on utilising […]

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Nov
20
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