This year marked the 6th Round Square Collaborative Service Project, a joint-effort between several Indian IB World Schools. This post contributes to a series started in 2013, highlighting field trips and service projects completed by students at Pathways World School, Aravali.
Polly Peters, co-author of “Ten Tales from Different Cultures”, discusses the process of compiling ten stories from around the world into a collection for PYP readers and the power of stories.
“In my view, being an examiner is a type of fieldwork: it allows for a kind of participant/observation in the learning and assessment process that cannot be gained in any other way. The examining position provides a birds-eye view of what our students understand and are learning, and how their perspectives constantly change.”
Rafael Angel illustrates the transition students make from PYP to MYP. Rafael is a PYP, MYP and DP teacher at Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai, India.
In a new study conducted by Flinders University, researchers explored the well-being of students, ages 11-16 in Australia, who were enrolled in the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP).
Vandana Parashar, a PYP educator at Pathways School, Noida, India talks about exploring different forms of technology as part of the transdisciplinary theme How we express ourselves.
A PYP coordinator in an international PYP school in Russia describes the experiences of students in engaging with their PYP exhibition.
This article engages teachers to reflect on learning through play.
IB teacher shares the value of engaging students in creating their own assessment tasks.
The IB Store is offering three books in the Journeys series at a £5 discount in July.
A PYP teacher shares the multi-sensory approaches to teaching and learning that she uses in her school.
This article reflects on tools and strategies teachers in a Colombian school use to understand students’ learning process.
Hout Bay International School in Western Cape, South Africa, uses its location and proximity to nature to encourage education of the whole person. In addition to offering a top-quality academic programme, the school enriches its curriculum by taking students hiking, surfing, and snorkeling.
Farhana Bari is the Deputy Head of Primary Education and a Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator at the International School of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has taught the PYP since 2003, leading its implementation in a highly traditional school setting.
A PYP/MYP teacher-librarian writes about the role of the library at his school.