IB Matters is a podcast (established in April 2019) which brings listeners content related to International Baccalaureate (IB) education. It is for students, parents, and teachers interested in learning more about IB and for those working in IB schools wanting access to pedagogical support for their teaching.Please listen, subscribe, and post a review to help us spread the word about the IB. Follow us on twitter @MattersIB and be sure to let us know what you would like to hear more about in future episodes. The podcast is hosted in Minnesota by the MN Association of IB World Schools (MNIB) but is intended for a global audience.
Staying Engaged During COVID with Chad Hyatt
Even in times of hardship such as the COVID pandemic, in an IB school or system, there are still effective and critical strategies that can be employed and Chad walks us through a few of these.
Analyzing the 2020 DP Exams: Where do we go from here?
Tim Kane and Asheesh Misra from IB Schoolimprovement.com share their take on the 2020 IB exam issues and how they have helped schools work with the fallout and results from this unique situation.
Optimizing Learning in a Pandemic with Oanh Crouch of Globeducate
Oanh Crouch speaks about ways her schools are using the COVID19 crisis as an opportunity to improve instruction and bring all parts of the educational community together.
Becoming an IB School - Episode 7 - Policies and a virtual consultancy
Rockford parent, Maris Ehlers interviews IB Coordinator, Matthew Scheidler about the end of the 2020 school year affected by COVID-19 and the continuing effort to add three IB Programmes to RHS.
MYP Design & Making IB Connections with Andy Richardson
Veteran MYP teacher and global IB educator, Andy Richardson talks about the MYP Design course and building a personal network of engaged educators from around the world.
Time to recognize the vital role of the CP with Jon Halligan
Jon Halligan's recently article challenges the IB to help the CP take itself out from the shadow of the more well-known Diploma Programme. Jon argues that each Programme has its own strengths and the CP should have a chance to mature into the equal partner it deserves to be.