"...Partially in recognition of my own limitations, and largely because I am obliged to attend group parenting sessions, I have been studying the concept of Emotional Hygiene...."
Upper School Director's Blog
Silly thought experiments arise when one begins to think significantly about designing school schedules; a Sisyphean task that means models for 2019-20 school days are already occupying partially discarded pieces of paper on my desk. Noon may not be at 4:00 PM, but this does not negate the problem that drives the absurdly formulated question. Specifically, students tend to learn better in the morning than in the after NOON. Ergo, it would be ideal if no learning took place after NOON.
If the Russian psychologist Ivan Pavlov were alive today, what would he say about smartphones? He might not think of them as phones at all, but instead as remarkable tools for understanding how technology can manipulate our brains.' - Doucleff & Aubrey, NPR Morning Edition
I'd like to make a case for you to play board games with your children, particularly if you've not tried some of the newer games on the market.
Time after time, evidence has emerged demonstrating that the best indicator of success in IB High Schools is previous participation in an IB MYP programme in Grades 6-8.