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Educators rarely talk about the concept of cognitive dissonance, which occurs when a student is confronted with new ideas that run counter to their preconceived notions. In the student's attempt to relieve this discomfort, they try to make sense of the world by reconciling what they thought they knew with what new information has taught them. We each came to the city of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, with our own...

I can't believe you were the one to catch my eye. I don't believe in love at first sight, but the second I saw you, I was already in too deep. I had never seen such a place like you, with your enigmatic past and thriving future. You captivated me as soon as the smell of cigarettes hit my face, and just like the smoke, I initially thought your enchantment...

This year we have four students completing the DP Visual Arts course: Rony Tene, John (Jake) Ols, Tiana Seger, and Cameron Shelter. The artistic journey they have taken over the past two years culminated in the 2016 IB Art Exhibition, which took place on March 2nd, 2016, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, which provided an opportunity for them to showcase their artistic efforts, including photography, painting, mixed media, and sculpture....

In her celebrated TED Talk, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie warns of The Danger of a Single Story. “To show a people as one thing, over and over again, that is a single story,” Adichie states. The truth is, I only knew one single story of Bosnia & Herzegovina (BiH) before I arrived, and that same narrative was reinforced through every murmur, stare, and worried conversation I encountered before my visit. “But…...

This term, Spanish teacher Sam Nelson has been encouraging his students to document their time in Bosnia and Herzegovina by writing reflections en Español. Two of his students, Pablo H. and Andrew D., were particularly enthusiastic about the exercise, and they're pleased to share their finished products with you. Andrew’s reflexión can be found below and Pablo’s reflexión can be found at the following link. Por favor disfruta!  Desde mi...

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