This article showcases the concept of living things through the process of inquiry. It also reflects the constructivist approach where a child constructs knowledge through experiences gained by exploring the environment.
A Positive Reflection Loop is a student-centric relationship building exercise that reflects on the students’ feedback within the community. In this case care starts to become measurable against the students’ positive experiences within the community and continuously feeds the loop.
This article shares how using the mannequin challenge was a creative and fun way to share learning in a Primary Years Programme classroom. It was also a good way to ensure that students practice active listening skills and extend their knowledge.
How can students effectively develop their own learning pathway through questioning? Read about PYP students who wanted more ownership of their learning: to design their own inquiry. This is a case study of how one year 6 class applied a questioning process to lead their own learning.
What happens if a student asks to re-arrange the tables in a classroom? This article talks about a PYP teacher relinquishing control, standing back and allowing students to change everything.
This article puts forward three different approaches to the creation and use of the central idea, including early sharing, student creation and parent creation of the central idea. It communicates the benefits and drawbacks of all three approaches.