How We Know, What We Know

TOK as a subject was hard for most of us since the concepts were relatively new. To boost familiarity, it was decided that we would form groups and each would present on a Way of Knowing (WOK). These included topics like faith, emotions, language, intuition, imagination, and reasoning. These presentations helped us to understand and…

Schindler’s List: An Experience

As a part of our International Baccalaureate curriculum, we were studying Art Spiegelman’s timeless graphic novel “MAUS”, a chilling portrayal of the event of the holocaust. To help us gain a better understanding of the socio-cultural dynamics of central and Eastern-Europe, during the rule of the Third Reich in Germany, our teacher showed us Steven…

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repeat

We had a “BEST OUT OF WASTE” activity in the last week of February for CAS where we students were divided into groups of 5 students and had to come up with innovative ideas to make things from the waste we found in school. It was a pretty exciting activity which helped us think critically…

Adieu…

Farewell, a sad time to bid adieu to our seniors. Those people who bossed us around for years and referred to us as “juniors” are finally leaving. Well shouldn’t that make us happy? Sadly no because above all the teasing and name calling and making us feel really stupid we did share a special bond…

Writer’s Den

A renowned British author, Linda Newberry, paid us a visit to enlighten us with her process of writing her famous novel, Set in Stone. She talked about herself and her style of writing. She talked about what it’s like to be an author and what really inspires her to write. Linda has been wanting to…

The Art of Art – An Artist’s Outlook

Right from the start of the year, we were told about the prestigious art exhibition that happens every year and how IB students are in the limelight of the show because it is their final display of their artworks according to their chosen themes for the exhibition. Since a few years, the students of IB1…

Learn – But make it FUN

At AIS we don’t like to conduct normal written tests for our formal assessments, we always like to do something innovative and out of the box. With this mantra in mind, the students of IBDP1 Economics SL and Sunandita Ma’am had conducted a Socratic seminar for the second term formal assessment. A  Socratic seminar is…

A Fair Way of Thinking

Ahmedabad International School celebrated the Republic Day by conducting a science-fair, on the 26th of January 2016. Students from all grades were allowed to exhibit their creativity and knowledge in the boundless field of Science. The preparations for this occasion took a week , where you could see every teacher brainstorming with students to get…

The Profile Awards: 2015-’16

I have always been inquisitive, always thought that understanding why was more important, more interesting than understanding what, when or who. So being awarded for being inquisitive, while not expected, was not wholly unexpected either. What did surprise me, was receiving the caring award. This was not something that had crossed my mind. I had…