ManageBac Resource Library

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Guides

Browse our step-by-step guides designed to help you get started and succeed with ManageBac.

Guide: Getting Started with ManageBac on Mobile

Guide: Getting Started with ManageBac on Mobile

Read our complete end-to-end guide on using the ManageBac app on iOS or Android, with step-by-step instructions, to get started.

E-books

Read our E-books for IB educators on topics ranging from TOK, PYP and Change Management.

Using ManageBac to Upload to IB eCoursework

Using ManageBac to Upload to IB eCoursework

Review our step-by-step guide for current ManageBac schools on how to use ManageBac to seamlessly submit Internal Assessment coursework samples and completed Internal Assessment forms to the IB eCoursework system.

E-book: Creating Your TOK Department

E-book: Creating Your TOK Department

An E-book for new and beginning TOK coordinators that outlines how to get started, engage your students, and oversee the assessment tasks.

E-Book: Introducing Excellence Into Your TOK Department

E-Book: Introducing Excellence Into Your TOK Department

An E-book for experienced TOK coordinators outlining what it means to be a TOK leader, integrating and marketing TOK, and tips for how to enrich your TOK course.

Crowdsourced Inspiration and Strategies from PYP Educators

Crowdsourced Inspiration and Strategies from PYP Educators

Read our e-book on tips and strategies from PYP educators around the world to get the scoop on how they are leading their teaching teams through the transition process to the enhanced PYP.

E-book: Prepare for the Enhanced PYP

E-book: Prepare for the Enhanced PYP

First look and preview of PYP Next, redesigned from the ground up for the enhanced PYP.

E-book: Change Management

E-book: Change Management

As you transition to the enhanced PYP, find out what the research tells us about how to make your innovations a success.

School Resources

Browse our free school resources designed to assist IB teachers and engage students in your IB classroom.

PYP Report Card Sample

PYP Report Card Sample

Designed for flexibility and customisation, reflecting the wide diversity of assessment approaches at IB PYP schools.

Sample MYP Report Card

Sample MYP Report Card

Designed for flexibility and customisation, reflecting the wide diversity of assessment approaches at IB MYP schools.

Sample DP Report Card

Sample DP Report Card

Designed for flexibility and customisation, reflecting the wide diversity of assessment approaches at IB DP schools.

PYP Posters (English)

PYP Posters (English)

Twelve engaging classroom posters illustrated by author and IB teacher Chris Gadbury. Posters highlight the IB Learner Profile, Approaches to Learning, Key Concepts, and more.

PYP Posters (Japanese)

PYP Posters (Japanese)

Twelve engaging classroom posters illustrated by author and IB teacher Chris Gadbury. Posters highlight the IB Learner Profile, Approaches to Learning, Key Concepts, and more.

PYP Stickers

PYP Stickers

Spark creativity with stickers that spotlight Approaches to Learning, Key Concepts, and more.

PYP Maps and Sticker Sheets

PYP Maps and Sticker Sheets

A classroom activity that integrates the PYP’s six transdisciplinary themes. Print out our maps and stickers to use in your classroom, which also comes with an instruction sheet.

PYP Tips and Resources at Your Fingertips

PYP Tips and Resources at Your Fingertips

This PYP digital brochure highlights crowdsourced tips on ManageBac for the PYP programme.

How to Create PYP Next Unit Plans

How to Create PYP Next Unit Plans

Press play and watch a video on How to Create PYP Next Unit Plans in ManageBac.

Sample PYP Portfolio

Sample PYP Portfolio

View our sample PYP Portfolio to see how Student Portfolios can be generated in ManageBac.

Programme of Inquiry

Programme of Inquiry

Explore thirty-six fully developed Units of Inquiry for Grades K-5 aligned to commonly used academic standards. Created by a group of leading PYP educators in Portland, Oregon.

Discover the Possibilities: How ManageBac Supports the Diploma Programme

Discover the Possibilities: How ManageBac Supports the Diploma Programme

This DP digital brochure highlights ManageBac for the DP Programme including how we support Curriculum Management, our integration with SMARTPREP, our simplified exam registration process, and more!

Explore How ManageBac Supports the MYP

Explore How ManageBac Supports the MYP

This MYP digital brochure highlights how ManageBac supports the MYP programme, including our built-in unit planners, assessment, report cards, student projects, the IB MYP Manager, Assessprep, and more!

MYP Posters

MYP Posters

A poster for your classroom highlighting the MYP Global Contexts.

MYP ATL Skills Sticker

MYP ATL Skills Sticker

Use this Learner Profile sticker template to print out and use in your classrooms.

DP Trailblazer Posters

DP Trailblazer Posters

Inspire your students with these posters highlighting DP graduates who are changing the world.

On-Demand Webinars

Watch our pre-recorded webinars which range from topics including remote learning, professional development, ManageBac product updates, and more.

Exploring Epistemic Inquiry and Why it is so Effective

Exploring Epistemic Inquiry and Why it is so Effective

The webinar will explain how epistemic inquiry is based on 4 big questions about knowledge. What exists? How do things happen? How do we come to know? What should we do with this knowledge?

How Schools are Supporting Remote Learning with ManageBac

How Schools are Supporting Remote Learning with ManageBac

Join us, as we bring together educators from across Europe to discuss how they are using ManageBac to support remote learning.

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

Join us for a conversation about facilitating meaningful and tailored remote professional development.

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

In this webinar, we will share practical tips for reviewing curriculum to set goals and document both what will, and what will not, become a priority for online instruction.

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation with Early Years Teachers

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation with Early Years Teachers

Our panelist of teachers will share their tips and strategies about shifting their early years classroom to a virtual environment.

What's New with ManageBac: March 2020

What's New with ManageBac: March 2020

Join us for a comprehensive overview of all of ManageBac’s latest feature updates so far in the first quarter of 2020, as well as our plans for the next three months.

Using ManageBac in a Remote Environment

Using ManageBac in a Remote Environment

Join us to learn more about how ManageBac can support remote and online learning.

Creating Meaningful Online Assessments in a Remote Learning Environment Using AssessPrep

Creating Meaningful Online Assessments in a Remote Learning Environment Using AssessPrep

Learn how you can continue the learning and assessment process for your students remotely with AssessPrep.

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Supporting Differentiation in a Remote Learning Environment

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Supporting Differentiation in a Remote Learning Environment

Several leaders share their current strategies around differentiating the curriculum and learning in a remote environment.

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Supporting Teachers Virtually

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Supporting Teachers Virtually

It is important that we build in opportunities to connect as so many move into remote learning, work and social distancing.

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation about Remote Learning

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation about Remote Learning

It is important that we build in opportunities to connect as so many move into remote learning, work and social distancing.

How we learn - Designing learning experiences in the Middle Years Programme

How we learn - Designing learning experiences in the Middle Years Programme

This webinar aims to give an overview of theories of learning and a cognitive framework for understanding them in order to inform and improve our delivery.

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Assessment Practices during Remote Learning

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Assessment Practices during Remote Learning

Join us as we have 3 leaders share their current strategies on assessing students during a remote learning environment.

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

As educators and students shift from school-based instruction to home-based instruction, it is imperative to consider the curriculum goals for all remaining units and prioritize an appropriate scope of learning for the remainder of the year.

Curriculum Writing: Sharpen Your Focus with Content and Skills

Curriculum Writing: Sharpen Your Focus with Content and Skills

This webinar will walk you through how to clearly articulate and identify your content and skills in addition to providing tips and tricks.

Curriculum Writing: Enduring Understanding & Essential Questions

Curriculum Writing: Enduring Understanding & Essential Questions

In this webinar we will explore how to develop strong enduring understandings and essential questions for unit plans.

Leading Teams Virtually

Leading Teams Virtually

The Covid-19 pandemic is challenging schools in ways many of us have never experienced before.

Maneras Creativas para Fomentar Reflexiones más Profundas de tus Estudiantes en CAS

Maneras Creativas para Fomentar Reflexiones más Profundas de tus Estudiantes en CAS

Únase a nosotros siguiendo el trayecto de una profesora en su esfuerzo para promover que sus estudiantes de CAS realicen reflexiones más profundas y relevantes en su servicio de proyecto educativo.

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation about Shifts in Teaching for Remote Learning

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation about Shifts in Teaching for Remote Learning

As we enter a new landscape for schools and teachers are shifting their classrooms online, it is important that educators build in opportunities to collaborate, share, & connect with each other.

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation with Early Years Teachers

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation with Early Years Teachers

Our panelist of teachers will share their tips and strategies about shifting their early years classroom to a virtual environment.

The Coronavirus: Questions the Board and Management Need to be Considering

The Coronavirus: Questions the Board and Management Need to be Considering

The coronavirus has many schools in a perfect storm of uncertainty, panic and rapid adjustment.

Transitioning to the Next Academic Year

Transitioning to the Next Academic Year

Start your school year strong by following along with our webinar on transitioning your ManageBac account.

IBIS: Registering DP Students for Exams on ManageBac

IBIS: Registering DP Students for Exams on ManageBac

A step by step guide on registering students for their IB Diploma exams.

Collaboratively Developing and Refining Your Programme of Inquiry

Collaboratively Developing and Refining Your Programme of Inquiry

A team of PYP educators and coordinators will share different approaches developing and refining a POI.

Successfully Managing Change: Transitioning to PYP Next

Successfully Managing Change: Transitioning to PYP Next

PYP schools around the world are in a period of innovation and advancement as teachers engage with the enhanced PYP.

Part 1: Building a Wellness Program: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Part 1: Building a Wellness Program: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Schools with effective wellness programs experience many benefits including decreased teacher and student absenteeism and improved academic performance.

Part 2: Building a Wellness Program: Decreasing Student and Teacher Stress Is it Possible This Close to Exams

Part 2: Building a Wellness Program: Decreasing Student and Teacher Stress Is it Possible This Close to Exams

This is the second in the three part school wellness series focusing on how to recognize and combat the student and teacher stress that is inescapable in international schools.

Part 3: Building a Wellness Program: So Now What? Applicable Strategies & Next Steps

Part 3: Building a Wellness Program: So Now What? Applicable Strategies & Next Steps

The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who recognize their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet.

What’s new with PYP Next on ManageBac in 2020?

What’s new with PYP Next on ManageBac in 2020?

In this webinar, we review our PYP Next updates since September 2019, including report cards and portfolios improvements.

Exploring PYP Exhibition

Exploring PYP Exhibition

A webinar for experienced practitioners or those new to Exhibition, join Sonya terBorg in walking through the expectations of the PYP Exhibition as it relates to the Enhancements to the PYP.

Let's Discuss Agency in the PYP

Let's Discuss Agency in the PYP

Join Ali Ezzeddine and the FariaPD team as they examine the role of Agency in the Enhanced PYP.

ManageBac: Building Quality Curriculum in the IB Middle Years Programme

ManageBac: Building Quality Curriculum in the IB Middle Years Programme

There is a temptation to plan an MYP unit towards the assessment, or from the key concepts and the global context, oftentimes to meet mapping expectations.

ATL Skills Progression: How to Plan for it and Track Progress

ATL Skills Progression: How to Plan for it and Track Progress

Programme Standards and Practices C2.1b requires that schools provide a ATL Planning chart for all years of the MYP programme.

Guidelines and Suggestions for the Articulation of the Written Curriculum in the MYP

Guidelines and Suggestions for the Articulation of the Written Curriculum in the MYP

Stefana Stefansson shares her own experience making and adjusting a curriculum based on the relevant IB literature with a focus on mapping out a flexible yet rigorous curriculum articulation.

International Mindedness in the MYP

International Mindedness in the MYP

The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who recognize their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet.

Making the Most of the IBDP Learner Portfolio

Making the Most of the IBDP Learner Portfolio

Learn best practices for the IB Diploma Learner Portfolio, and how ManageBac can support this feature.

The IBCP: Integrating the Core Components - Service Learning

The IBCP: Integrating the Core Components - Service Learning

This webinar will provide an overview of service learning requirements and types of service options.

The IBCP: Integrating the Core Components - Language Development

The IBCP: Integrating the Core Components - Language Development

This webinar provides an overview of language development requirements and language options.

Building Strong Portfolios

Building Strong Portfolios

One of the key elements of a student-centered education is a carefully and thoughtfully curated portfolio that provides insight into learning.

Assessment and Reporting: that aids learning

Assessment and Reporting: that aids learning

Identifying the purpose and impacts of planned units, Philosophy of assessment, Current trends in reporting assessed learning.

Transfer: Building a Curriculum that is Conceptual and Connected

Transfer: Building a Curriculum that is Conceptual and Connected

Being “Focused on conceptual understanding” is the fundamental principle in the Approaches to Teaching but its role in units can often remain unclear.

Introducing the Upcoming ManageBac TOK Coordinator’s Guide Part 1: Creating your TOK Department

Introducing the Upcoming ManageBac TOK Coordinator’s Guide Part 1: Creating your TOK Department

In our first webinar to introduce the upcoming ManageBac TOK Coordinator’s Guide, we look at support provided in the publication for first-time TOK Coordinators.

Academic Honesty and ManageBac

Academic Honesty and ManageBac

Review how to handle Academic Honesty in the Internet era, and how ManageBac can help.

Integrating Google Docs with ManageBac

Integrating Google Docs with ManageBac

Find more ways to engage students in ManageBac with our Google Docs integration.

SMARTPREP for Beginners

SMARTPREP for Beginners

The SMARTPREP IB App was designed by IB alumni and experienced teaching faculty from around the world. Taking flash cards - a proven format - as a foundation and adding an array of helpful interactive features, SMARTPREP aims to make the Diploma Programme less overwhelming and easier to tackle and conquer.

SMARTPREP for Teachers-the Integration and Exercises

SMARTPREP for Teachers-the Integration and Exercises

Where does the classroom start, where does it end? SMARTPREP, together with ManageBac, have designed features that help tear down the traditional confines. SMARTPREP Exercise and ManageBac Stream & Resources give teachers ways to reach all learners, in class and beyond.

Pop-up workshop with Gillian Williams: My approach to solving some key IB DP ES&S challenges

Pop-up workshop with Gillian Williams: My approach to solving some key IB DP ES&S challenges

This four webinar series is an opportunity to get involved in practical 30min conversations with an incredible mix of IB teachers and authors.

Pop-up workshop with Manuel Capelo: My approach to solving some key IBDP Spanish B challenges

Pop-up workshop with Manuel Capelo: My approach to solving some key IBDP Spanish B challenges

This four part webinar series is an opportunity to get involved in practical 30min conversations with an incredible mix of IB teachers and authors.

Pop-up workshop with Dr Chris Martin: My approach to solving some key IB DP Chemistry challenges

Pop-up workshop with Dr Chris Martin: My approach to solving some key IB DP Chemistry challenges

This four part webinar series is an opportunity to get involved in practical 30min conversations with an incredible mix of IB teachers and authors.

Pop-up workshop with Michael Haese: My approach to solving some key IB DP Mathematics A&A and A&I challenges

Pop-up workshop with Michael Haese: My approach to solving some key IB DP Mathematics A&A and A&I challenges

his four webinar series is an opportunity to get involved in practical 30min conversations with an incredible mix of IB teachers and authors.

Videos

Watch our videos to help you navigate ManageBac.

ManageBac for the IB PYP

ManageBac for the IB PYP

Learn about using ManageBac for the Enhanced PYP, so that you can focus on what matters most - your students.

ManageBac Enhanced PYP: First Look & Preview

ManageBac Enhanced PYP: First Look & Preview

Explore what ManageBac looks like for the newly enhanced PYP.

Introducing ManageBac to Students & Parents

Introducing ManageBac to Students & Parents

Tips and tricks for how to introduce ManageBac to Students and Parents, hosted by Hope Forgey from the International School of Denver.

Navigating ManageBac as an Admin

Navigating ManageBac as an Admin

A help video designed to help admins navigate ManageBac.

Navigating ManageBac as a Teacher

Navigating ManageBac as a Teacher

A help video designed to help teacher navigate ManageBac.

Tracking CAS as a Student

Tracking CAS as a Student

A help video designed to help students track CAS in ManageBac.

Exploring the ManageBac Help Centre

Exploring the ManageBac Help Centre

A look at the new ManageBac Help Centre to help you find centralised resources across video and text; links to events, what’s new, product roadmap and more; acess to schedule demos and trainings; amd an integrated request platform to submit and track your open tickets.

Case Studies

Read through our case studies, written by schools who used ManageBac to solve a specific problem at their school.

Island Pacific Academy

Island Pacific Academy

Founded in 2004, Island Pacific Academy is an independent, non-profit, college preparatory, JK-12 school.

South Shore International College Prep

South Shore International College Prep

In 2011, South Shore International College Prep High School opened its doors as one of the new facilities constructed under the ‘Modern Schools Across Chicago’ program.

Mercedes College

Mercedes College

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Established in 1954 by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercedes College is a co-educational Catholic school situated in the foothills of Adelaide, South Australia.

École Mondiale World School

École Mondiale World School

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Established in 2004 in the Mumbai suburb of Juhu, École Mondiale World School is an international school offering the three IB programmes: the PYP, MYP and DP.

Bavarian International School

Bavarian International School

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Located north of Munich in a beautiful and historic schloss, Bavarian International School offers the International Baccalaureate continuum to over 1,000 students of 45 different nationalities.

International School of Central Switzerland

International School of Central Switzerland

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Founded in 2008 and located in Cham, Zug, the International School of Central Switzerland (ISOCS) offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years and Middle Years programmes.

École Mondiale World School

École Mondiale World School

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Established in 2004 in the Mumbai suburb of Juhu, École Mondiale World School is an international school offering the three IB programmes: the PYP, MYP and DP.

GEMS World Academy - Dubai

GEMS World Academy - Dubai

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GEMS World Academy – Dubai (GWA) is a Pre-K to Grade 12 school established in 2008 as a member of the GEMS Network of schools.

Solution Briefs

Read our concise solution briefs around our services and offerings.

Services & Integrations Overview

Services & Integrations Overview

Learn more about Faria Education Group’s integrated technology suite spanning Admissions Management, Learning & Teaching, and Activities Management & Online Payments.