This article promotes using the agents of hope to optimize learning in the English as a second language classroom.
Learn how to make the language policy come alive in your school. Involve staff in the development of the language policy to see a focus on a coherent approach to language teaching and a shift in practice to authentic learning experiences. Concentrate on curriculum coherence, clarity and connections to your wider community.
This article highlights practices that address the development of approaches to learning skills—communication and social—in a series of lessons.
This article talks about the importance of transdisciplinary tasks. It shows some strategies for Mandarin PYP teachers and all specialized PYP teachers to facilitate transdisciplinary teaching and learning.
This article is available in Chinese and English. It gives an example of differentiation in a unit of inquiry in the teaching Chinese as an additional language classroom.
After discovering last year that 15 different languages were spoken in her classroom, Dottie Price, Year 3 PYP teacher, created Language Fridays: a whistle-stop tour around the world in half an hour. Every Friday afternoon, 30 minutes were set aside for students to volunteer to teach their mother tongue to classmates. In the first week, […]