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
This is a brief example of how inquiry within the PYP exhibition contributes to understanding current global issues.
This article showcases a constructivist approach towards fostering the attitudes of ‘empathy’ and ‘tolerance’. It is also reflective on the school culture, benefiting from a transdisciplinary approach of integrating PSPE with units of inquiry.
This article explains how to support and involve fifth grade students in the planning of their learning experiences.
Our countdown has begun to our big anniversary! IB World magazine finds out more
This article talks about how technology can be used effectively for assessment. It talks about three examples at different age levels where a particular tool was used to ease the process of assessing and grading students.
In this article you will read how a PYP school approaches science or, better to say, why the school does not have science class in lower school.
Discover the journey a team took to design summative assessments that create authentic projects which give the students an opportunity to continue learning as well as to show their understanding in a meaningful context.
Joel Adams, a Diploma Programme (DP) Curriculum Manger for Visual arts and information technology in a global society explores what design thinking offer us as educators. Is it just the newest buzzword on the ed-block or might it help inform, change and shape our pedagogy in 2017?
In this article you will read how grade 1 students developed conceptual understanding of a ‘system’, under the transdisciplinary theme How we organize ourselves.
This article describes how single-subject teachers contributed to a unit of inquiry and allowed the classroom teachers to recognize student’s conceptual understandings that they were previously unaware of.
In this article you will read about planning units of inquiry that integrate the four critical aspects of concept-based pedagogy illustrated by Erickson and Lanning (2014) to foster a classroom environment in which students can achieve synergistic thinking, which, in itself, is a way of promoting differentiation.