Breaking News! Cellphones Distract!
Shocking? No. Documented? Yes. Common sense has informed us for some time how impacting and distracting cellphones are to students (and adults). The research is finally catching up with common sense to support that claim and discuss why this is the case. One widely cited article from the University of Texas discusses their research on the impact of a cellphone on a student's success in relation to the phone's proximity to the student. Please read!
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IBO Research: DP Alumni believe CAS experience endures
Researchers at the University of Bath investigated the impact of CAS through the perceptions of those involved in the programme, past and present.The findings? "CAS contributes to changes in DP students in terms of their personal dispositions, behaviour, and interpersonal relationships... In particular, coordinators, students and alumni believed that CAS helps students to become better at “taking on new challenges,” “learning to persevere” and “developing better interpersonal skills.” Read more HERE!
IB Blog Post: It was the IB that taught me how to write!
Ishanee Chanda, IB DP and recent Texas A&M graduate, talks us about her experience in the #IBDP as a writer and how it broadened her capabilities. "I have been a storyteller for as long as I can remember, but it was the International Baccalaureate (IB) that taught me how to write." Read more HERE!
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The Change Foundation, a micro-financing organization run by three dedicated Millbrook IB students, works to grow the businesses of local and international refugees. We start fundraisers and work directly with members of the refugee community in Raleigh to get their products sold in the United States. At our events, 100% of the profits go to the refugees that we are working with, and more details can be found on our website, mhschangefoundation.org. We hope that you can help support us in our mission!
Join Mae Wright and Second Chance Pet Adoptions for their 5K and 1.5 mile runs/walks (with or without dogs) and help dogs in need of a second chance! There will be dogs on site for visits, gift card raffles, food trucks and more. Ask Mae about joining her team, Maggie's Mob, or start your own!
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