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Teaching the International Baccalaureate

The Sound of Ideas
Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 9:00 am
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As schools wrestle with how to teach students and measure their success with mandated standardized tests, some have seek a different path: Written exams. Student-led discussions. A global perspective. The Geneva-based International Baccalaureate program seeks to teach students not just what they need to know, but how to think and learn. Several local schools are converts. Is it a better approach?

Originally aired January 16, 2012.


Paul Campbell, Head of Regional Development, International Baccalaureate Program
Dr. Gregg Good, Executive Vice President, St. Edward’s High School
Tim Mitchell, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Coordinator
Ann Glass, Director of Curriculum, Oberlin City Schools
Hannah McCandless, Senior, Shaker Heights High School

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