Theory of Knowledge in The Real World

G11 students carried out a TOK exhibition where they showcased how TOK manifests in the world around us. Each student identified three specific objects of significance in a real-world context, and wrote commentaries linking these objects to an Internal Assessment prompt. The selected prompts were picked out of 35 prompts provided by the International Baccalaureate.…

IDU days are here again.

The scheduled IDU days @TIS were observed from Wednesday to Friday last week. IDU stands for Interdisciplinary Unit. The IDU days occur when the Secondary school timetable is collapsed for 3 days to allow all MYP students to take part in an Interdisciplinary Unit of work. Interdisciplinary learning supports students to understand knowledge taken from…

What is new at the Primary Campus

The Primary School Campus is excited to be back to school after a long vacation and even longer absence. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many changes when it comes to school activities in and outside the classroom. At our happy school, we have put in measures to still make learning fun and play time interesting,…

TIS participates in 2020 World GIS day celebrations

The MYP 5 Geography class of Tema International School participated in the 2020 World Geographic Information Systems (GIS) day celebrations on Wednesday, 18 November 2020. In order to meet the COVID-19 protocols, this year’s event was held virtually via ZOOM and hosted by AccuGeospatial. The event involved activities such as industry-based GIS presentations from the…

EXTENDED ESSAY CAFÉ reflections

An extended essay café was organized for DP2 students on 26 October, 2020. The program offered an opportunity for students to present snapshots of their extended essay to a panel made up of supervisors, teachers, and students. Students were divided into groups based on the subject in which they are writing their extended essay. The…

Primary School Campus: Virtual Learning Experiences

It has no doubt been an exhilarating three weeks into our first semester and learners have had a fair share of synchronous and asynchronous sessions with their teachers, as virtual learning continues to trend as the ‘new normal’. While transdisciplinary learning unfolds through our live and recorded Zoom sessions, members of the learning community continue…

Reflections on first ever DP eASSESSMENTS

Assessments form an integral part of the IB Diploma Programme as it allows students to evaluate their knowledge and skills that will serve them well in further study and in life beyond the classroom. After successfully completing online learning in the light of school closure, Tema International School DP students are writing their end of…

PYP Corner: Learning Is Exciting!

Twenty-first century (21c) students are active learners, rather than observers. They are natural investigators, researchers and processors of information, owing to their extensive exposure to digital and mobile technologies. They view themselves as co-constructors of knowledge and creators of new ideas. When these dispositions are well harnessed in the classroom, they can be used to…

PYP CORNER: Effective Online Learning

Online learning has been going on for a while now since the advent of COVID-19. For many teachers around the world this did not make them put down their tools of teaching. In fact, it has been the epitome of dynamic teaching styles: the realisation of creativity. At the TIS Primary Campus, the teachers have…

TIS participates in first LEGO League Ghana Championship

Last Saturday, the 29 February 2020, members of the TIS STEM club participated in the first Lego League Ghana Championships that took place at Galaxy International School. This competition was for students who were aged 16 years and below. In preparation for this competition, students spent several weeks of training to build robots and write…