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Shen Wai International School: Public Calendar. Knowledge Questions in International Baccalaureate Subjects - The Method. Recently we had our staff (teachers in different subjects) compile a lists of the knowledge issues in their subjects.

Knowledge Questions in International Baccalaureate Subjects - The Method

They have come up with a pretty good list, which I thought a lot of ToK Students would appreciate having. It’s helpful both to help you understand what a knowledge issue is, but also to help you to challenge the subjects. Some of the questions fit neatly in a given subject area, while others fit in more than one subject. History -Are historical claims restricted by the language they use? Natural science (Key words: scientific method, Popper’s principle of falsification, scientific revolution and paradigm shift) -Is language necessary for construction of knowledge in the natural sciences? Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Go.turnitin. Elsevier Journal Finder. Guide to Letters of Recommendation  Home > Apply > Guide to Letters of Recommendation Guidelines The Office of Undergraduate Admissions requests letters of recommendation from school counselors and two academic teachers so that we may better understand applicants in the context of the classroom and in their school community at large.

Guide to Letters of Recommendation 

The most compelling letters of recommendation offer information that either expands upon something we have learned from the student's application or informs us of something entirely new. The best recommendations are not checklists of what the student has accomplished; the best recommendations expound upon these accomplishments. Keeping in mind there are several ways to approach a recommendation letter, those writing on behalf of a student might consider the following topics: Recommendations may also include any anecdote that epitomizes the student's abilities, character, and persona. If your school has created its own form for letters of recommendation, you may use it. Magazine - Article. How does Stanford's undergraduate admissions staff decide who gets accepted?

Magazine - Article

Short answer: It's complicated. THE GOAL OF THIS PIECE is to demystify college admissions at Stanford, because explaining nuclear physics is just too simple. Clarifying Middle East politics, solving the Riemann hypothesis, defining love—anyone can do that. Let's tackle a subject with some heft to it. As my late grandmother would say, "Oy. " The Order of Things. Last summer, the editors of Car and Driver conducted a comparison test of three sports cars, the Lotus Evora, the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, and the Porsche Cayman S.

The Order of Things

The cars were taken on an extended run through mountain passes in Southern California, and from there to a race track north of Los Angeles, for precise measurements of performance and handling. The results of the road tests were then tabulated according to a twenty-one-variable, two-hundred-and-thirty-five-point rating system, based on four categories: vehicle (driver comfort, styling, fit and finish, etc.); power train (transmission, engine, and fuel economy); chassis (steering, brakes, ride, and handling); and “fun to drive.” The magazine concluded, “The range of these three cars’ driving personalities is as various as the pajama sizes of Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear, but a clear winner emerged nonetheless.”

This was the final tally: 1. 1. There’s another thing funny about the Car and Driver system. 1. 1. 1. Offliberty - evidence of offline life. Helping Students Research Colleges. Searching for and applying to colleges is a stressful process.

Helping Students Research Colleges

Your students will find decisions easier to make if they have up-to-date and thorough information about the colleges they are considering — or ones they may not have yet considered. How you can help Provide your students with the tools for researching colleges — including books, websites and lists of resources. Emphasize to students that the first step in researching colleges is to examine their own interests, goals and plans for the future. Direct students to our online College Search to find colleges with the specific characteristics they're looking for. Learn about colleges College tours for counselors can be arranged by contacting colleges in your area or asking representatives if their colleges have counselor tour programs.

Attend college fairs and sit in on visits by college reps to your school. Start with the student First meet alone with each student to discuss these goals and interests. Then involve parents.

University counseling

Accredited Sites - Page 1 of 20 - The Commission on English Language Accreditation. Big Future - College Search - Find colleges and universities by major, location, type, more. Exhibit. Conducting a College Fair. Council of International Schools (CIS): University Guidance. As a membership organisation of schools and higher education institutions, CIS is uniquely positioned to facilitate links between guidance and admissions professionals that help support students in the transition from school to university.

Council of International Schools (CIS): University Guidance

Through conferences, college & university tours and fair events and resources such as the Student Registry Service and Admission and Guidance Listserv, CIS aims to enhance communication and provide networking opportunities for guidance counsellors and colleges and universities around the world. CIS International Student Registry Service The CIS International Student Registry is a free resource where internationally-focused students can share their information with over 480 CIS Higher Education institutions – these are fully accredited universities and colleges in 26 countries that are actively seeking students with an international outlook.