This article promotes students development of a deeper intercultural understanding through literature and technology.
This article looks at students taking full ownership of the inquiry process from primary years all the way up to grade 5.
A school created a video on imagination through art and music related to the transdisciplinary theme How we express ourselves.
In this article you will read about how a teacher brought a technology into a classroom to make learning experience more engaging and visually relatable for students.
This article describes the preparations, planning process and reflections on student-led conferences.
This is the second of a two-part article about integrating technology in the PYP learning environment in upper elementary. The first part illustrated some samples of a piloted iPad programme in MEF International School in Turkey.
This article is available in Turkish and English. This is the first of a two-part article which illustrates how a PYP school in Turkey piloted a one-to-one BYOD (bring your own device) using iPads in upper elementary.
This article narrates how a school implemented the six Edward de Bono Thinking Hats as an effective tool to develop thinking skills from early years to grade 8.
This article describes the effectiveness of using the game Minecraft in a unit of inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme: How we organize ourselves.
This article shares how a PYP school explored Grade 5 students choosing their own transdisciplinary theme for the exhibition.
This article illustrates how fifth grade students approached the PYP exhibition under the transdisciplinary theme Sharing the planet and commenced a campaign called F.O.O.D. (Food Out Of Dustbin) to address a global hunger issue.
The author of this article shows how a central idea was rewritten to become more transdisciplinary in nature.
You have lessons to organize, a staff meeting to plan for, that great book to finish as well as sign up to the gym class you’ve been meaning to get to. The line between work and home life can become a little blurred at times. Where do teachers find the time while keeping everything under […]
This article is available in Spanish and English. A PYP teacher and coordinator illustrates how digital learning portfolios are used in their school: by collecting evidence of how each learner is developing conceptual understandings, skills, attitudes and a desire to act, along with the acquisition of knowledge.
This is the last of a two-part article about integrating technology into the curriculum. The first part explains how a flexible schedule might look like in a school.