Leah Magana, Primary Years Programme (PYP) Building Quality Curriculum (BQC) reviewer, shares her experience with the BQC as an active member of the IB Educator Network (IBEN) and IB Workshop leader. Q: Why did you become a PYP BQC, reviewer? I got involved in the service because I thought it was an excellent way for schools […]
Have you thought about joining one of the IB networks or associations? In this article you will learn about how the IB World Schools collaborate through networks in the gulf region.
How does a scientific mind look at the world, and how do students learn the thinking behind the doing? Be part of an exciting project to understand what it means for a student to develop scientific inquiry skills throughout their IB education from 3-19 years. We are looking at both how scientific protocols are unpacked […]
This article shows how children’s hand-on learning in science activities enable them to understand the world. Children are born with innate senses. They try to understand the world by seeing, touching, hearing, tasting and smelling. Their senses lead them to inquire about life, like scientists. For example, they find some problems to solve, they observe […]
This article encourages inquiry at every step in a PYP classroom.
An IB World School in Thailand brings together local, national and international artists, to enhance creative thinking, agency, and overall engagement
This article encourages the use of nature in authentic inquiry and promotes the hope that every class can spend time outside.
An inquiry into the impact of deforestation led to the creation of a company that encourages sustainable living
One PYP student is spreading the message about the harmful effects of palm oil and doing all she can to raise awareness
Kindness posters encourage compassionate acts throughout the school
A PYP teacher in Denmark has created a whole unit on the concept of the growth mindset. She tells IB World about the changes she has seen as a result
This article shares a strategy of planning a unit that helped in creating a fair and equitable process for evaluating student learning.
They are helping to bring lasting, sustainable change to a village in need of clean water
Students are taking a stand against plastic and urging their school to recycle, reduce and reuse…
PYP students raise awareness of the importance of being kind and compassionate towards stray cats and dogs