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Lauren Grahame, Istanbul International Community School, Turkey

Independent Learning Thursdays – A Stepping Stone to Student Agency

Most teachers probably have some “choice time” built in their weekly schedules. This article looks at how this time can be used to move students toward independent learning and student agency with a few easy adjustments. The Origin For several years, I have built pockets of time called “Mish Mash” into my 5th grade classroom. […]

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Anthony Hamblin, PYP coordinator, Stonehill International School, India

The Learner

Since the release of “PYP: From principles into practice”, IB World Schools around the world have been engaging with the content and planning for implementation. Four schools at different stages of their IB journey will share their approach to understanding and implementing the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) enhancements in their own context. Here is […]

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Tracy King-Holmes, IB Coordinator, Burgess-Peterson Academy, USA

The Evolution of Writing Unit Planners from a Newly Authorized School Perspective

Since the release of “PYP: From principles into practice”, IB World Schools around the world have been engaging with the content and planning for implementation. Four schools at different stages of their IB journey are sharing their approach to understanding and implementing the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) enhancements in their own context. Here is […]

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Olga Iakovleva, headteacher and PYP coordinator, English Playschoool Moscow, Russia

The Choices We Make

Since the release of “PYP: From principles into practice”, IB World Schools around the world have been engaging with the content and planning for implementation. We hope you are enjoying our blog series featuring four schools at different stages of their IB journey as  they share their approach to understanding and implementing the IB Primary […]

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