This article depicts the mindfulness journey a preschool class took to develop and learn effectively as part of an inclusive and balanced Primary Years Programme learning community.
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This article is about how field trips can be the perfect platform for students to show agency in practice.
This article presents a snapshot view of how the IB learner profile has been used within the context of the Primary Years Programme exhibition.
They call it an “educational garden”. The new solar-powered greenhouse at Ibn Khuldoon National School (IKNS)—an IB World School in Isa Town, Bahrain—teaches students about biology, botany, gardening, recycling and the environment.
This article shares some strategies about managing meetings with a team of middle leaders, to help facilitate collaboration and save time.
This article is an example of how ‘The Ten Tales from Different Countries’ series of books can be used to support units of inquiry and help develop thinking skills in a Primary Years Programme classroom.
In this article you will learn how to use the Responsive Classroom practice of morning meetings in the primary years programme class.
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year Family ‘Cultural Day’ engages the IB learner profile and demonstrates intercultural understanding and respect Charter Oak International Academy, in West Hartford, Connecticut, is a highly diverse school community. Families speak 20 different mother tongue languages, including Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Nepali, Portuguese and Vietnamese. To […]
Topics surrounding human rights and equality can be thorny, but educators can use societal issues to create meaningful dialogue with students and enhance learning. PYP teachers Kirsten Fournier, Kerri Irwin and Vivien Rosa-Vaccarelli tell us more.
This article presents a grade 5 initiative under the transdisciplinary theme Sharing the planet to bring peace and harmony between India and Pakistan.
By Marion Halberg The first part of our story is all about the value of a well-trained staff community. In this second part, we look at how we continue to grow the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at our school, and how we engage our school community. A couple of years ago when the IB opened […]
By Marion Halberg Dobbs Ferry High School (DFHS) is a small public high school just north of New York City. The high school has approximately 440 students. Of these students, 13% receive special education services, over 3% are currently below English proficiency and receive ESOL services (English for speakers of other languages), a larger percentage […]
We are running two student competitions with deadlines approaching in October. One asks MYP, DP and CP students to create a short film or poster that demonstrates academic honesty. The other invites DP and CP students to create a short film that profiles, celebrates, or honours an IB teacher or coordinator who inspires them to exhibit one of […]