This article explores how action research can provide valuable feedback for the teacher that, when responded to, will propel students forward.
The International School of Amsterdam partnered with the Anne Frank House in an educational project to combat prejudice and intolerance “In a world where discrimination is pervasive, inescapable, and rooted in the entire history of humanity’s existence, the next generation must be equipped to take on injustices wherever they may be found,” says Rania Khan, […]
This article describes a first year inquiry into how a community interacts. It illustrates an approach for teaching something abstract to young learners.
This article is based on real-life experiences with the Primary Years Programme within a Chinese context in a bilingual candidate school. The article looks at the cultural dimensions as well as the structural changes within the organization to make it not only culturally relevant, but also to support learning English as an additional language.
In looking for a way to deepen student understanding of concepts, while still maintaining fidelity to the single subjects, this article shows the work of the physical education (PE) department to create conceptual connections while focusing on knowledge, skills and conceptual understandings pertaining to PE and beyond.
Amir Abdou has won a chance to conduct his science experiment in zero gravity. He’ll experience lunar and zero gravity, as well as conducting experiments on-board a specially equipped aircraft—also known as the ‘Vomit Comet’.
This article depicts the mindfulness journey a preschool class took to develop and learn effectively as part of an inclusive and balanced Primary Years Programme learning community.
In this article we share the tips for helping students move schools during their primary and middle school years.
This article is about how field trips can be the perfect platform for students to show agency in practice.
This article illustrates the learning journey of a Chinese team in embedding Chinese learning in inquiry play for year 1 Primary Years Programme (PYP) students through detailed discussion on the stages of planning, implementing, developing and evaluating play.
This article showcases the cognition process of a Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinator. The author shares how to interact with fellow schools in a local network to experience a platform of fraternity and connectedness.
This article is the reflection on the ways a PYP school in Turkey reinforces voice, choice and ownership.
This successful experience with the kindergarten students promotes the “agency” and helps to understand what it means to “raise your voice”, “act”, “solve problems”.
In this article you will read about fourth grade students choosing to contribute to the efforts of reducing the excessive use of single-use plastic, by giving advice to their families and reusing plastic caps to manufacture objects to cover some classroom needs.
Can you imagine a student working on a physics project that is also assessed by their French teacher? Or how about having to work on a science project that is also graded by an art teacher?