This article looks at how a Mathematics PD project at the Istanbul International Community School purposefully engaged parents, and discusses how we can leverage the diversity of our international school communities to help build positive dispositions toward Mathematics in our students. We’ve all had them before, those conversations with parents that are difficult because “My […]
This article investigates the effectiveness of mindfulness programmes in the development of empathy in social situations among Primary Years Programme students. The results and information referenced are based on a thesis by a former IB Diploma Programme student, which is an IB diploma graduation requirement.
In this article you will read about the IB Primary Years Programme and Reggio Emilia approaches in action at an Italian language immersion school in the USA. The article illustrates how a constructivist student-led inquiry can provide students with the opportunity to ask meaningful questions about real-world issues and find answers to those questions through […]
This article is about how field trips can be the perfect platform for students to show agency in practice.
This article is a reflection on involving students in collaborative planning to develop learner profile attributes.
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.