Topics surrounding human rights and equality can be thorny, but educators can use societal issues to create meaningful dialogue with students and enhance learning as PYP Teachers Kirsten Fournier, Kerri Irwin and Vivien Rosa-Vaccarelli tell IB World magazine Race, gender and faith—there are not many more social justice topics that can elicit unease and uncertainty […]
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This article reflects on how to make summative assessment more meaningful for the early years learners.
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.
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 shares how effective collaboration at an IB in-school workshop benefited workshop leaders, participants and the school community.
This article examines the impact of Learning Labs on teacher collaboration, growth and leadership as well as student benefits. Learning Labs offer teachers an opportunity to host a small group of peers in their class, then reflect on the approaches to teaching and approaches to learning that were observed together.
This article reflects on the journey of an IB candidate school in Australia and the immediate benefits of a sense of connectedness across the community.
This article shows how to involve the single-subject teachers into the collaboration process of the programme of inquiry.
Imagine beginning day one of a unit of inquiry with nothing but a blank planner. Learn how two grade 5 teachers pushed the limits of inquiry-based design by planning, communicating and implementing a completely student-developed unit of inquiry event with collaborative input from parents, students and administration.
This article describes experiences from the first collaborative meeting based on listening, expressing, collaborating and implementing ideas.
In this article the author describes how early years students have developed a rich conceptual understanding by not only initiating their own learning and taking ownership, but also working and solving problems together.
One school shares the various factors influencing the collaboration for their PYP exhibition.