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Teaching during Turbulent Times

Teaching during Turbulent Times

March 31, 2020

It was on March 13th, an hour or so after our final classes had ended, when the Hessen government announced the closing of all schools within the Hessen region. We had heard the news from friends in school...

The Quarantine life: how students have been dealing with “Physical distancing”

The Quarantine life: how students have been dealing with “Physical distancing”

March 30, 2020

On March 13th, the Hessen government announced the closing of all public schools in the state due to the rapid COVID-19 spread happening throughout the country. This led to our school closing down and ...

The Value of Human Lives

The Value of Human Lives

March 30, 2020

As the current crisis progresses, more and more countries have had to face massive lockdowns that have put a majority of regular economic activity on hold. Economists all around the world have been disc...

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A new, advantageous learning platform: Distance Learning Program (DLP) 

March 30, 2020

To be honest, at the start of the distance learning program, I was very excited because I saw it as an opportunity to become independent by managing my time personally, but after a few days, I realized that it wasn’t as easy as I expected it to be.

Pros and Cons of Sharing School with a Parent

Pros and Cons of Sharing School with a Parent

March 30, 2020

Akshath is a senior at FIS that has been at this school since the age of 5 and his mother, Mrs Gurtu, is a fellow member of the facultative community. She started as a substitute in 2013/14 and became an offici...

Kognity at FIS: Student Responses

Kognity at FIS: Student Responses

March 30, 2020

This learning tool was introduced to students in early January as “an online textbook and learning resource that offers comprehensive coverage of many Group 3-5 subjects. [Kognity] offers guidance in approaching exams and assessments as well as explaining key concepts and topics”. At first glance, this seems to be something that could be extremely useful for IB students, but just how useful is this software? 

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