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Gr. 9 Students Become Designers!

January 20, 2023

In MYP Design, it's always exciting to have a real client, and in Semester 1 the Grade 9 students were fortunate to work with Ms. Nnadozie (and the..

Designing for the Real World

April 7, 2022

Grade 9 students were lucky enough this year to be able to work as designers for a real client while working through the MYP Design Cycle. This was a..

What Is the Point of Drama?

March 24, 2022

Brazilian Theatre practitioner Augusto Boal once said, "We must all do theatre, to find out who we are, and to discover who we could become." As the..

The MYP - What it is and what it looks like at NIS

December 13, 2021

At Nagoya International School (NIS), between the International Baccalaureate PYP (Primary Years Program) and the DP (Diploma Program) sits the MYP..

SDGs Inspire Students During MYP Project Days

November 11, 2021

What would you do if you were given two whole days off of your regular schedule to work on a passion project? That is precisely what Gr. 6 - 9 did..

Nurturing Creative and Resilient Problem Solvers

June 30, 2021

If you're like most people, you didn't enjoy mathematics in school. Some topics were confusing, while others made good sense, and everyone around..

Cracking the Code: NIS Student Shines at National Competition

June 15, 2021

Maki did her homework. As a Gr. 9 student in Shanghai she knew she was heading for NIS for the 20-21 school year. What would Gr.10 at Nagoya..