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…

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Asynchronous & Synchronous learning

In my 25 years career as an educator I have never experience an Academic year like this one. Unusual is understatement. Are there opportunities in the midst of all this? How our 21st Century learners are responding? Here at TIS, we see Online teaching and learning as an opportunity to be innovative, creative and to…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Tema International School Insight TV

Tema International School the only school on the African continent that is competing with 15 International Schools from 14 countries in the International Schools Film Festival from Vienna International School in Austria. TIS Insight TV chose to treat Child Trafficking as the main theme with the sub-theme Child Labour for the documentary, relating it to…

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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…

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My Dance, My Passion

The MYP PHE curriculum requires that students are given the opportunity to meet the MYP physical and health education objectives at the highest level. The aesthetic movement routine section of the PHE curriculum requires students to complete an aesthetic movement routine that is assessed against Criterion B. This should include gymnastics, aerobics, martial arts, yoga,…

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MYP Community Project: One Bite Zero Hunger

Acadia Miles-Darko, Tiffany Forson, Malick Cisse and Kevin Owusu-Afriyie are the initiators of One Bite Zero Hunger Community Project. With the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) No 2 at the back of their minds, they wish to contribute their quota to make their community a better place. According to the UN, SDG No2 is designed…

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Enhancing disciplinary and interdisciplinary ways of knowing

How do we communicate? Do we have to always buy our gas? How do I change my style of writing to support my message? Can I measure happiness? The IB way of learning states that there are several different ways to arrive at an answer. For each method used there will be advantages and disadvantages.…

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TaekwanDO it – Community Project

The Community Project allows student to take their learning outside the four walls of the classroom and learn to become responsible citizens of the community around them and beyond. One of the community Projects by Grade 8 students titled, “TaekwonDO it”, initiated by Eugene Cobbinah, Winston Mwindare & Emmanuel Essel is one such authentic learning.…

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