Service as Action

Dec
14

Shadowy Silhouettes

6th grade English A and B students visited Mrs. Indah’s 1st grade class today to finish up their Shadowy Silhouettes project. During our last session, we traced their shadows onto paper to laminate and cut out their silhouettes for their own personalized puppets to take home soon. Today they took them down to add sticks […]

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Dec
12

Special Delivery to Jimo Village | 前往即墨的暖心专递

Today Apple, Charles, and Cher headed off to Jimo Village with hundreds of donations that they have gathered since June 2018 to wrap up their service project and learn more about the area. 今天,Apple, Charles, and Cher带着自2018年6月以来筹集的数百笔捐赠前往即墨,结束他们的服务项目,了解更多有关该地区的情况 We added almost 100 new books, games, and puzzles to the library, set aside the toys that will […]

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Dec
05

Sharing What We’ve Learned Through Graphic Novels

9th and 10th grade English Language Acquisition students used graphic novels to study the Islamic Revolution in Iran through the story Persepolis and how writers can merge images and text to tell powerful stories throughout Unit 1. To put what they studied to good use, they combined all they learned about the conventions of graphic novels […]

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Nov
30

6th Grade Students Become the Teachers

6th grade English students took on a big task today by using their English skills to teach Mrs Indah’s first-grade students about shadows. One group worked in Ms Michelle’s room to show the 1st grade how a light casts their shadow against the wall and then traced their heads onto black paper. After the little […]

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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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Sep
07

Northern China and Mongolia MYP Job-alike Conference 2018

Qingdao Amerasia International School (QAIS) is proud to host the Northern China and Mongolia MYP Job-alike conference 2018. The event will take place at QAIS [Baishan Campus, Dongjiang, Shazikou, Laoshan District, Qingdao, China. 青岛市崂山区沙子口东姜青岛白珊学校] on October 20, 2018, from 8:30 to 16:30. The event will include a keynote speaker followed by a Q&A session, as […]

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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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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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Dec
09

MYP Students do Research to Plan Service and Action Initiative | MYP学生研究规划首次CAS项目。

Understanding that students are at the center of the learning process should help us develop several attitudes as part of a learning community: Students should experience agency and leadership in choosing how to learn and deepen their understanding. Students’ personal exploration of their interest should play a crucial role in the learning they experience. Students’ […]

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