Attention Juniors! IBEX Needs YOU!
IBEX is currently seeking nominations for junior members to represent the DP Class of 2020 and to support the continued growth and development of the DP at Millbroook. If you are interested in serving, please click HERE to submit your nomination. Nominations will be accepted until the end of the day Tuesday, October 23rd.
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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