Dear TIS Community, I am extremely proud and excited to announce that Tsukuba International School is now authorized to offer the Diploma Programme of the International Baccalaureate. This achievement culminates nine years of efforts of our collective school community to
Our kindergarten students are learning how to write Ps and Os today. They found that Ps were quite easy, but Os were harder because they make many different sounds!
Our Grade 2 class just finished a unit on “Conflict Resolution”. One of the students returned from the weekend and submitted the following chart to his teacher, Ms. Marsh. According to his own “independent analysis” of his progress, he seems
The Grade 2 class performed puppet shows that explained how to solve conflicts. This team had two characters who were fighting over a book. At first they decided to do “rock, paper, scissors” to see who would get the book,
Just before 11am, we heard some crows SCREAMING in our forest. We rushed outside to see what was happening, but we couldn’t tell from where we were standing. We found out later that a large hawk had captured a crow
I am extraordinarily pleased to report that on November 17, 2011, Tsukuba International School became an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School authorized to offer the Primary Years Programme (PYP). It has been a three-year long journey to get us to
We would like to invite you to join our TIS Brain group on Facebook. This group helps teachers at Tsukuba International School find online and offline resources to support the school’s curriculum. At the primary (elementary) level, the school year
There is no question that the students at TIS have huge hearts. This week, the Grade 3 students have been collecting money and brainstorming ways to raise funds for the Tsunami relief effort. Not only this, but through their unit
The staff and students of Tsukuba International School returned to school today after two weeks away. We were lucky to have beautiful weather to greet us on our first day back.
We had an exciting morning today. Mr. Iwasaki, one of the station managers at Radio Tsukuba (84.2 FM), came to visit our Grade 3 class. The students interviewed him as an expert about radio for their unit of inquiry on