This article presents a snapshot of how pedagogical lunches are organized and aligned with the IB philosophy and how they present daily learning opportunities.
In this article you will read about how Primary Years Programme students demonstrated choice, voice and ownership through making connections between two transdisciplinary themes. When ownership is given to learners, the results are endless and the learning is fun—that is what they discovered.
In part two of our feature on sustainable schools, we showcase some of the environmental projects that IB students are involved in 1. Create a school garden “A sustainable school garden, or the ‘living classroom’ as some people call it, is the perfect holistic playground and it enables students to reconnect with the natural world helping […]
This article outlines the opportunities and impact of taking a collaborative approach to planning and reviewing the programme of inquiry with a learning community in an Indonesian context, while mapping its national curriculum requirements to the Primary Years Programme scope and sequence documents.
This article talks about the importance of supporting the Primary Years Programe students in taking global action from a very young age through learning processes: play-based learning and creative inquiry.
In this article you will read how a Primary Years Programme school in China used the mathematics scope and sequence to help organize their learning spaces.
This article illustrates a year 6 team’s journey to incorporate well-being into inquiries and encourage students to take meaningful action by emphasizing positive purpose.
The popular saying: “two heads are better than one” has come a reality for one Primary Years Programme (PYP) school in Mexico. In this article you will read about how the entire school experienced a student-centered environment since implementation of whole-staff brainstorm meetings to enrich units of inquiry.
Walford Anglican School for Girls in Australia ran an IB Week, highlighting approaches to learning Walford Anglican School for Girls in Adelaide, Australia, has had three big birthdays to celebrate this year—its 125th anniversary, the Old Scholar Association’s Centenary and the IB’s 50th anniversary. To mark these occasions, the school hosted IB Week to highlight approaches to […]
This article draws from learning that took place within the transdisciplinary theme of “sharing the planet”. Listening to learning within the context of the Reggio Emilia philosophy of the Hundred Languages of the Child resulted in a beautiful and authentic path traveled along this inquiry.
This article shares how a library has created an inspiration learning space in which students, teachers and parents collaborate and connect with each other, with learning and with the world around them.
A school in Russia explains how it has integrated state curriculum with IB programmes, resulting in improvements in the quality of student learning Around 30 state schools in Russia have implemented IB programmes as part of a pilot by the Russian government to raise education levels and provide students with the best opportunities. One of these is the School Of Young Politicians—Gymnasium 1306 (SYP), which serves the families of the Ramenki district […]
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.