IB is working on developing a good practice guide that will illustrate schools’ commitment to act collaboratively and responsibly to find global solutions to global challenges. We will be running a 4-part series of posts in this blog and on LinkedIn with questions to engage you and your community in discussions around responsible action. Help […]
This article reflects on tools and strategies teachers in a Colombian school use to understand students’ learning process. “This is a reflection based on tools and strategies that we as teachers use to understand students’ learning process. In particular, I want to talk about the student’s portfolio. We have very clear criteria to assess the […]
The International School Delft (ISD), a new PYP candidate school in the Netherlands, opened doors on 1st March 2014. Cloudette and Anna from the IB were interested to meet with Theresa Forbes (Interim Head of School) and Eryn Wiseman (Deputy Head, coordinator and teacher) to find out how one school is starting their PYP journey. […]
A PYP/MYP teacher-librarian writes about the role of the library at his school.
Grade 4 PYP challenges us to have the right conversations that will push our thinking about the future of education closer to innovation. “This is today’s gem from Hugh at GapingVoid. Of this image he says: “If your company is not innovating, it is likely because no one is facilitating the right conversations.” So what are the […]
An Early Years teacher explains the process of student-led conferences she uses in her classroom. “Making the PYP happen (2009) describes on page 52 the role of the student in student-led conferences as being ‘responsible for leading the conference and also taking responsibility for their learning by sharing the process with their parents’. In our […]