Take a risk! Make a change!

happy new yearWelcome to 2016!

Have you made a new year’s resolution? We know that the best-laid plans often fail if we are overly ambitious. It’s common to try to change many things at once, causing frustration, failure and disappointment.

Teaching our children to make effective change in their own lives is an important, lifelong skill. As adults, we can help children take charge of their lives and control their own paths.

How? A great strategy is The Rule of 1.   (Read on to find out more.)
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Living the Learner Profile

The IB World Magazine asked us a great question last week!

 How do students exercise the IB Learner Profile in their daily lives?

635805098819177846The Learner Profile is a set of 10 attributes, which underpin all three programmes (PYP, MYP, DP). In IB schools, students strive for these as they develop into “internationally minded people who, recognising their common humanity and shared guardian of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world” (IB mission statement).

 

BISS students had no problem answering the editor’s question! Without hesitation, they launched into rich dialogue about how they “live” the Learner Profile every day.

 Read on for their interview responses!

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