Anna Bode, Lead Teacher

Anna Bode was born in Indiana, grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and has proudly called Austin home for over eleven years now. She graduated from Concordia University Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary School Curriculum and obtained a generalist teaching certificate for ECE – 6th grade. Anna recently completed a M.Ed. in Elementary Education Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Talent Development and a minor in Diversity Studies from Texas State University. Her final six hours for her master’s degree were completed as a part of a service learning study abroad program to the Dominican Republic where she had the opportunity to teach English to a wide range of students. She is also a certified school wellness, mindfulness, and yoga teacher.

Anna’s passion for the International Baccalaureate began through her work at two IB PYP campuses in Round Rock ISD and Leander ISD during her time at Concordia University. Among a wealth of professional development while in Leander ISD, she followed IB PYP Category 1 training with IB PYP Category 2 Assessment training. Anna also had the privilege of attending the IB Conference of the Americas when it was in hosted in San Antonio, Texas, as well as local Texas IB Schools Seminars. She has seven years of IB PYP experience in both third and fourth grades.

Email address:​ a.bode@ISTexas.org

Upcoming Open House!

Saturday, February 10th @ 9:30 am

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IST Trailblazer Speaker Series: William Kamkwamba

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Check out our Grade 2 trailblazers most recent collaborative project!

While exploring the IB transdiciplinary theme of "How We Organize Ourselves", students are inquiring into how people use measurement systems as organizational tools. During this engineering project, students were tasked with designing, measuring, building and improving a dream home for one of their stuffed animals.

Take a look at these trailblazers demonstrating the IB Learner Profile Attributes of "Inquirer, Thinker, and Communicator" as they built their dream homes!

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Read all about our IST Grade 1 Student Scientists!

Our Grade 1 inquirers have been discovering the properties of gas using the IB key concepts as an exploration guide. Asking questions like "What is it like?" (form), "How does it change?" (change), and "What does it do?" (function).

Unlike liquid and solid matter, gas is quite tricky to find and investigate. The students' first task was to make gas to collect.
Students created gas by swirling mixtures together to form a bubbly reaction. A balloon was placed on top of the bottle to collect the gas. Students explored the properties of gas by adding varied amounts of mixtures together to increase the size of their balloons.

This incredible inquiry required students to utilize all of our IB approaches to learning (Research, Self-management, Communication,Thinking, and Social Skills).

Take a look at our students BUBBLING with excitement during this activity!
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International School of Texas , an IB World School, is offering limited placements to students in Early Childhood-Grade 5.

For more information about IST, we invite you to attend our upcoming Open House and Information Session on Wednesday, January 17th @ 9:30.

RSVP today by visiting istexas.org or email our admissions office at admissions@istexas.org
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Meet Mace Massingill - Hunger Fighter. An incredible kid who is making a lasting impression on those in need... one can at a time. #DaybreakAllStar with International School of Texas #NoHunger

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4402 Hudson Bend
Austin, TX 78734
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Phone: (512) 351-3403
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