This article shows how children’s hand-on learning in science activities enable them to understand the world. Children are born with innate senses. They try to understand the world by seeing, touching, hearing, tasting and smelling. Their senses lead them to inquire about life, like scientists. For example, they find some problems to solve, they observe […]
Bilingual after-school club prepares students for the IB
A librarian in Spain is combining bibliotherapy and mindfulness to help instigate meaningful discussions around emotions and feelings among students and their parents, as IB World magazine explores
This article encourages inquiry at every step in a PYP classroom.
Ash Buchanan tells IB World magazine how the ‘benefit mindset’ will create a thriving next generation
This article encourages the use of nature in authentic inquiry and promotes the hope that every class can spend time outside.
This article shares a strategy of planning a unit that helped in creating a fair and equitable process for evaluating student learning.
This is a brief example of how inquiry within the PYP exhibition contributes to understanding current global issues.
This article showcases a constructivist approach towards fostering the attitudes of ‘empathy’ and ‘tolerance’. It is also reflective on the school culture, benefiting from a transdisciplinary approach of integrating PSPE with units of inquiry.
This article explains how to support and involve fifth grade students in the planning of their learning experiences.
This article talks about how technology can be used effectively for assessment. It talks about three examples at different age levels where a particular tool was used to ease the process of assessing and grading students.
In this article you will read how a PYP school approaches science or, better to say, why the school does not have science class in lower school.
Discover the journey a team took to design summative assessments that create authentic projects which give the students an opportunity to continue learning as well as to show their understanding in a meaningful context.
Joel Adams, a Diploma Programme (DP) Curriculum Manger for Visual arts and information technology in a global society explores what design thinking offer us as educators. Is it just the newest buzzword on the ed-block or might it help inform, change and shape our pedagogy in 2017?
In this article you will read how grade 1 students developed conceptual understanding of a ‘system’, under the transdisciplinary theme How we organize ourselves.