The study was provoked by my experiences as a workshop leader – I was curious about how much of what was learned in workshops made a long term difference to teachers’ practice, and what the other factors were that helped influence their development. I reviewed the literature on effective professional development and discovered that there […]
This article touches on student development in physical education.
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, […]
The session will be held on Friday 20 March 2015 from 16:50 to 17:50 (the time is subject to change – check the final programme for time and room allocation). We hope to see many of you there! These discussions will help fuel our thinking during this time of programme review.
It was imperative to begin the conversation involving our entire staff about the different strategies we could use to develop an integrated curriculum between CCSS and PYP. Our teachers began aligning the standards to the existing programme of inquiry – a task that was eye-opening for us because we realized that revision was needed in […]
The author explains the importance of play for learners in higher age groups.