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Celebration of Learning

The students constructed Totem Poles where they identified their beliefs, values and family characteristics. They approached the Summative Assessment in a variety of ways: Armaan drew a detailed poster Totem in earthy shades, Aaryan constructed a Totem of himself only and outlined the different aspe

International School Library Month

International School Library Month is celebrated in October around the world to understand the importance of school libraries. MYP 1, 2, 3 are participating in the Digital  Book Mark Exchange activity  organised by the “International School Library Association”.  The Theme for this month is

Learning By Doing

At MBIS we promote this more recent learning method. That is why when English language and literature students of MYP 5 knew that they were going to take ownership of their own learning by producing a film on the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, that they are currently studying in class, the

MBIS Hiking Club

Pune is wonderfully situated at the edge of the Western Ghats of Maharashtra in a biodiverse and historically rich region of India. The moderate climate and myriad network of trails along the sides of mountains and into an impressive series of forts make this a prime location for hiking, trekking, e

Student As Artist

As we listened to Minju’s collection of feedback she revealed her father’s reaction and interpretation. From his unique perspective, he shared the thoughts of a camera as he enjoyed the large circle placed next to the smaller one. Suddenly we began looking at her work from a different point of v

The story behind the 13 headed Ravana

Then an amazing thing happened, an email from a parent was received. Amruta, Neil’s Mummy,   asked if she could contribute to the learning that was happening by making masks. This thought from a parent shaped our idea of celebrating host country culture differently. It was a brilliant idea and a

College Counseling Corner

Most universities around the world carefully evaluate the grades and achievements of students over the last four year of secondary school / high school when determining offers of admission to their institutions. Whilst at first this may seem strange to educational systems heavily reliant on board or

Serve & Learn

This week on 27th September, our students were involved with 71 students of Vasant Dada Patil School (Marathi Medium) & Santulan (NGO working for quarry Miners’ children) for their service learning activities. “I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I ac

BUSY TIMES IN THE PYP ART ROOM

In the PYP we use visual arts to enhance and support our Unit of Inquiry learning when and where appropriate.  This first set of units has seen 3 grade levels linking to Visual Art naturally and we have a range of products to showcase with you. From PYP 1– Collaborative group work illustratin

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