In this article we share the tips for helping students move schools during their primary and middle school years.
Welcoming refugee children is at the heart of the International Community School’s mission, says its Principal Julie Allen In a world torn apart by conflict, one IB World School in Decatur, Georgia, US, has dedicated itself to bringing together refugee, immigrant and local children. Founded in 2002, the International Community School (ICS) serves 400 students, […]
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.
This article exhibits how students from lower elementary develop creative and critical thinking skills using art to discuss the issue of water pollution. In connection to art, students were familiarized with the concept of aesthetics and the relation between the used artistic media and theme of water pollution.
This article presents a snapshot view of how the IB learner profile has been used within the context of the Primary Years Programme exhibition.
This article explores examples of building well-being into a programme of inquiry, based on grades 2 and 4, under the transdisciplinary theme of “who we are”.
This article illustrates a short inquiry into number patterns in kindergarten.
This article highlights student involvement in showcasing action from kindergarten to grade 5, including the Primary Years Programme exhibition.
Using internationalism as a driving force, a Primary Years Programme school community in Germany developed a mini-unit focused on highlighting individual and collective cultural identity and to celebrate yearlong learning experiences.
This article talks about the journey of a Primary Years Programme exhibition and the role of student agency in designing inquiry and research.