TOK: Emotion

September 4, 2017

  Emotion plays a key role in our daily lives and it is a part of us that impacts the decisions we make and shapes our judgement of certain situations. Claim:  A good historian strives to be as unemotional as possible, this is the only way to write accurate history Some may agree with this claim […]

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TOK: Sense Perception

September 2, 2017

Our minds don’t allow us to perceive the world as it really is, but instead, as how we are engineered to perceive the world (through our experiences). While there are problems with our perceptual systems, that doesn’t necessarily mean that knowledge that we gain from our senses is completely unreliable. For example, how we see […]

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Gestalt IB Retreat Reflection

August 30, 2017

On August 17th, the class of 2019 (Grade 11) went to the Gold Coast for the 2017 IB retreat.  The goal of this retreat was for us to build bonds with other students and teachers and to prepare us for the next two years. The most memorable part of the retreat for me was the […]

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TOK: Being ‘Right’, Knowing and Explaining

August 15, 2017

Is being ‘right’ a rather objective affair, or is it more complicated than this? Being ‘right’ is definitely not an objective affair but however there are certainly some instances when it is. Being ‘right’ almost always is subjective. Of course, there are certain times when everyone will agree that you were right. For example, there […]

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Grade 10 Service As Action

May 10, 2017

I completed my service as action where I organised a cricket program for underprivileged students at a local school and taught the students how to play cricket. This was also my MYP personal project.   How did you become more aware of your own strengths and areas for growth? I grew through this service as […]

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Healthy Habits: Final Analysis

May 7, 2017

Goals: Level 1(Food): Eat a Healthy Breakfast At Least 2 Times A Week  Level 3(Sleep): Get 8-10 hrs of quality sleep at least 5 times per week. Level 3(Fitness): Walk 10,000+ steps per day   Were you able to continue with your selected habits for the entire semester. Explain. For the most part, I was comfortably able […]

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Health and Wellness: Exercise

May 7, 2017

I set a goal for myself to take 10,000 steps every day three times a week. I was unable to accurately measure this because I never had a step measuring counter when I played different sports so therefore I was limited to only measuring my steps when I walking around as supposed to doing sports. […]

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Health and Wellness: Sleep

May 7, 2017

My goal for sleep was to manage to get good quality sleep for 8 hours to 10 hours for five days a week. I think that considering I try to go to sleep at a consistent time, this goal was not too hard to achieve because I naturally go to sleep at around just before […]

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Health and Wellness: Nutrition

May 6, 2017

I have tried to eat healthy breakfasts (eggs, bagels, whole wheat breads) over the last few months and these are some of things I have eaten that are healthy and have good nutritional value. Once to Twice A Week Once to Twice A Week Once a Week Once a Week (occasionally Twice) Example of Breakfast […]

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Design + History Documentary

March 21, 2017

Here is the documentary that my team came up with:   To what extent has the film raised the target audiences knowledge and understanding on what the impacts of migration are and how migration can impact people? I think that after watching our documentary, the audience will get a better idea about the watching impacts […]

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