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.
In this article you will read about how the first grade team has made changes each year to a unit of inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme “How the world works”, based on the developmental level, interests and inquiries of students.
This article explores how a unit of inquiry on literature, as a result of effective planning and collaboration with the library, sowed the seeds for the students to ideate an action as a result of their understanding of the unit.
We spoke with parents to ask one simple question: Why IB? Here’s what they had to say.
This article illustrates the impact of lifestyle choices on human body systems, health and survival through an inquiry into the transdisciplinary theme of “who we are”.
This article shares some strategies about managing meetings with a team of middle leaders, to help facilitate collaboration and save time.
In this article it is delineated how the Primary Years Programme (PYP) philosophy of engaging learning activities, effective assessment and meaningful actions represents an ideal framework to assist students developing their sense of entrepreneurship, one of the key competences for lifelong learning.
This article focuses on how a fundamental mathematics concept can be learned in an enjoyable manner, through the celebration of Pi Day, thus, reinforcing the conceptual understanding and making real life connections.
This article is based on an example of listening to learning within a pre-kindergarten classroom and how teachers tuning into student voices helped to shape the direction of our inquiry into the transdisciplinary theme of ‘how we express ourselves’.