New DP Website and Upcoming Meeting

A new website portal for TIS students in grades 11 and 12 has been created. On this page students can access programme-related documents and useful websites related to the Diploma Programme, including a sample formatting guide for papers, the TIS Extended Essay Rubric, DP requirements for exams and the May 2015 exam schedule.

To access the portal, click on the following link:
TIS IB Diploma Programme Portal

TIS students in grades 11 and 12 and their parents are also invited to a presentation on Wednesday, October 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. at TIS titled Steps to Success in the Diploma Programme. The presentation is a part of the school’s continued efforts to ensure that TIS students are successful in the Diploma Programme and are able to achieve their academic potential in a balanced and stress-free manner.

The discussion will be based on:
• current research in pedagogy, brain science and learning theories
• the experiences of DP educators
• feedback from successful DP students in the past

Some of the themes that will be explored together include:
1.       Grit and perseverance as the recipe for success
2.       Mindfulness, concentration and mental relaxation
3.       Stress management
4.       Effective study habits particularly:
a.      The pitfalls of multi-tasking
b.      The importance of regular work: spaced learning as opposed to memorizing

Parents of TIS students in grades 11 and 12 are asked to contact Arpita Tyagi, DP coordinator, as soon as possible if they are interested in this discussion and plan to attend the event on October 16.


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