An ever-evolving list of useful and interesting sites, ideas, and tools we are loving right now!
IB Educators- Help with Your Frequent IB Wonderings
What are the requirements for professional development for IB World Schools? IB PD Requirements
Where can I find the descriptions for IB Workshops? IB Workshops and Services Catalogue 2021 - 2022
Which IB workshop category should I choose? Category 1, 2 & 3 descriptions
Tell me more about the What Is An IB Education? Workshop Series Click HERE
Where can I find information about the 2020 Programme Standards & Practices document?
Where can I find out information about candidate registration fee elimination? IB DP Exam Fees
Where can I find information about the process of becoming an IB World School? IB Resource Library for becoming an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Where can I find the Guide to Programme Evaluation? Go to My IB > Programme Resource Centre > your programme > Implementation > Evaluation
Where can authorized IB World Schools find communication materials such as brochures, logos, posters, and presentations?
I am at an IB World School and need to know how do I register for a “My IB” account so I can access the Programme Resource Center. Where are the directions for doing so? My IB Creation Account Tutorial Video
How do IB educators apply to join the IB Educators Network (IBEN)? How to apply for IBEN
Project Zero (PZ) Resources
What is Project Zero?
What are Project Zero Thinking Routines?
“Making Thinking Visible” by Ron Ritchhart and David Perkins
Using Project Zero Thinking Routines in English Language Teaching
How do I create a culture of thinking in my classroom/school?
Creando Communidades de Indagacion (Creating Communities of Inquiry
Out of Eden Learn Resources Out of Eden Learn Project
International Education Resources
I want to get my students/school involved in international/global learning while serving projects.
Where can I find information to explore?
What is Culture? video
Global Citizenship & Service Projects
Kid World Citizen - Ideas, resources, service project, articles, and activities to teach your people about world cultures
Save the Rain - Resources to learn about the global water crisis, specifically in East Africa, and for options to get involved in helping with educating communities to harvest the rain, reforestation, sanitation, hygiene, and sustainable agriculture through permaculture design
Career-related, STEM, & 21st Century Education
SREB Powerful Career and Technical Education Instructional Practices
Vocational Information Center - resources for vocational educators for career and technical education, teaching and learning, academics, occupational safety, career-related lesson plans, guidance, career and college planning
NASA STEM Engagement - STEM resources for k-12 educators
PBS STEM Education Resource Center - videos, lesson plans, and interactive learning experiences
Professional Articles & Books We Are Reading
What are important skills for students to learn for future success? Educating the Whole Child: Improving School Climate to Support Student Success
How can I begin to think about growing the cultural intelligence in myself and colleagues? Beyond Festivals, Flags and Food: Developing Leadership in Cultural Intelligence
Leading diverse teams: the importance of cultural intelligence
How can we create sustainable, positive change in our school? “When Change has Legs” by David Perkins
Universal Design Universal Design Guidelines
How do I leverage the cultural force of “Opportunities” to develop cultures of thinking in my secondary math and science classrooms?
Inquiry Mindset: Nurturing the Dreams, Wonders & Curiosities of Our Youngest Learners
Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions
Growing Curiosity & Critical Thinking Skills Resources
What can I do to cultivate curiosity in my students?
The IB Community Blog- Nurturing children’s curiosity inside and outside the classroom
KWHLAQ Chart is the 21st Century KWL Chart. What is it? How do I use it?
Developing Intercultural Understandings through Global Children’s Literature
Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg Author: Jerome Hanley
Beyond Culture by Edward T. Hall
The CASIE Blog
Creating Caring Cultures, Part 4: Reflecting on Intercultural Experiences
Creating Caring Cultures, Part 3: Interacting and Empathizing for Intercultural Understanding
Creating Caring Cultures- Part 2 Actions for Nurturing Intercultural Understanding
Creating Caring Cultures- Part 1 Intercultural Understanding
Inquiry Series, Part 4: What Does Inquiry Look Like from the Students’ Experience?
Inquiry Series, Part 3: What Does the Teacher Do to Create a Community of Inquiry?
Inquiry Series, Pt. 2: What Could A Community of Inquiry Look Like? by Jill Sims
Inquiry Series: Why Should I Build a Classroom Community of Inquiry? by Jill Sims
The Education Our Students Need, Pt. 4 The How by Jill Sims
The Education Our Students Need, Pt. 3 Can Do/Action by Jill Sims
The Education Our Students Need, Pt. 2 Knowledge by Jill Sims
The Education Our Students Need, Pt. 1 by Jill Sims
Initiating Inquiry in the Classroom by Jill Sims
Three Questions for a Global Education Shift- Part 2 by Jill Sims
Three Questions for a Global Education Shift- Part 1 by Jill Sims
Professional Development: A Gift to Staff that Raises Student Achievement by Jill Sims
Give Thanks for a Little and You Will Find a Lot by Jill Sims
The What, Why, and How of Writing Professional Goals by Jill Sims