Sometimes the randomness of life presents us with unique, wonderful opportunities. It was one of these opportunities that facilitated music teacher Lauren Borodenko’s meeting with Zang Yimin (Elvis), a Chinese musician who has studied and performs music from the regions of Mongolia, Tuva and Manchuria. After a change meeting in Beijing, Yimin, who originally hails from Qingdao, agreed […]
In 2014 the vision for youngleaders.world was born and five months later 1500 students came together in Edmonton, Canada to discover a secret, a hidden power within. That our lives could hold more. What started as a dream of three founders is now becoming a movement of 100.000 youth and will reach 13 countries by […]
Fashion is all around us. Many people pay attention to it, while others take it for granted. DP student, Shirley Ma, characterizes herself as a “fan of fashion with a conscience!” Shirley had already been investigating the poor working conditions of people producing textiles in several Asian countries, but it was during a unit about water in Biology class […]
Crossing bridges can be done in numerous ways and our DP Music students discovered that one of these ways is through music. Students had the honor of meeting some extraordinary local musicians who allowed them to explore different Chinese instruments unknown to most of them. Apart from the instruments themselves, students learned about the long history of musical instruments in China […]
Statement of Inquiry: How can we predict the positions of moving objects with multiple variables? Key Concept: Application of Kinematic Equations Related Concepts: Position vs. Time Graphs, Velocity vs. Time Graphs, Making predictions, Multivariable Algebra The first cohort of the QAIS DP Physics class hit the ground rolling as their curiosity and algebra skills were tested in the […]
What’s that I hear? The time is near! Grab your seat for a musical treat! That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, now’s your chance to step into a world of whimsy and fun at the Lewin Theatre on March 24th and 25th for the QAIS production of Seussical Jr. Tickets can be purchased at the QAIS […]
Have you ever wondered what other IB students are like? What they learn? Where they are in the world? Lucy Dustman, did, and now she’s come up with a way to find out through her MYP Personal Project website: www.globallymindedchatter.com This site is a brilliant attempt to connect IB learners and schools from across the […]
Congratulations are in order for Adelle Ashelman on her acceptance and scholarship offer from Savannah College of Art and Design! SCAD is a top tier art and design school, with four campuses, including two in the United States, and one in both Hong Kong and France. Great job, Adelle!