How did the coronavirus outbreak change students’ academic patterns?
By Pedro Dutra
“You might think that you weren’t contaminated by the virus but in reality, we all were. Our daily life is, until this day, scarred by this unfathomably despicable disease. [...] All of this severely affected students’ academic performance, mental health, and their entire lives.”
The Tainted World of Standardized Testing
By Angelina Burkhardt
The spread of the coronavirus pandemic has sparked new updates in the educational system. New flaws in the system are being pointed out, such as the many faults of the standardized tests needed to get into most colleges and universities. Let’s explore why these tests are not only outdated but also discriminatory towards students.
Applying to University during the Pandemic
By Joana Gonçalves
I stared at the blinking cursor, painfully aware that I was right back to where I started. I had my entire life planned out, one graduation after another. I was uncomfortable with uncertainty, not realizing how important it would be to my life story. My only consolation was that I wasn’t going through it alone.
How Online Learning has affected the relationship between students and teachers
By Isabella Fischer
The pandemic has brought many changes, and with it came online learning. Online learning has brought some positive changes to how students and teachers navigate learning, as both had to learn how to travel new waters at the same time.
By Carla Turbides and Hannah Gun
We are going to write about things that we would have liked to know before taking this program, as well as our general thoughts and first impressions over the last 6 months of this new learning challenge. Curious about how to cope with the IB? Get some advice by reading our article!