Happy New Year from everyone at Kognity!

Firstly, Happy New Year from everyone at Kognity! Who can believe it is 2017 already?! 2016 has been an exciting year and we wanted to take this opportunity to take a look back at some our Kognity 2016 highlights:   … Read More

Kognity exam prep

8 Tips to Help Your IB Students Prepare for Mock Exams

The holidays are normally a time of good cheer, celebration, and family. However, for hard-working students, they can also be a time of anxiety and dread. After all, before and after the winter break come mid-term or mock exams, and … Read More

Can technology replace teachers?

Technology vs Teachers: Can technology replace teachers?

The debate Over the last decade, the number of people taking online courses and therefore using technology as a tool to enhance their education has increased dramatically. You can now master a foreign language or complete a whole degree without … Read More

Learning styles

Unlocking Multiple Intelligences with Technology

Take a moment to remember what it was like to be in grade school. You loved certain ways of learning and perhaps disliked others. Whatever your preferences, they were yours and they were part of what made you a unique … Read More

How to make the internet a reliable source of information for IB students?

Ask any millennial who braved High School around the end of the 20th century about research projects and they’re likely to recall the typical stipulation where teachers and students limited their use of online research materials. The internet was still … Read More

Classroom differentiate

How can technology help you differentiate your teaching?

Diversity is a powerful and integral part of any classroom. Students come from a variety of cultures and socio-economic backgrounds and have their own learning styles, speeds, and strengths. The IB recognises that and seeks to promote inclusive education, embracing … Read More

Kognity Conference 2016: IB Coordinator Sofie Muchardt Smith shares her experience

A month on from our first Kognity Conference, we sat down to talk with one of the teachers who attended to share her  experience. Sofie Muchardt Smith is the IB Coordinator at Internationella Engelska Gymnasiet Södermalm, Stockholm. This is what she … Read More

social media

How to Use Social Media to Enrich Your Classroom Instruction

When you suggest the possibility of using Social Media in the classroom, plenty of teachers may look at you funnily. After all, they’ve battled day in and day out with smart phones and tablets, trying to keep students from checking … Read More

How to use Backwards design for effective lesson planning!

As teaching moves further into the 21st century it continues to evolve and change. In order to design lessons with measurable results, teachers need to shift their thinking. Collaboration, along with the integration of content and technology, are the trends … Read More

Flipping the Classroom: IB Examiner Gideon Boulton discusses how to get started

  After an extremely successful Kognity Conference in Barcelona, where the theme was “Flipping the classroom – from concept to reality”, we sat down to discuss exactly that with Gideon Boulton, a physics teacher at Copenhagen International School. Gideon also … Read More