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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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