In this article you will read about planning units of inquiry that integrate the four critical aspects of concept-based pedagogy illustrated by Erickson and Lanning (2014) to foster a classroom environment in which students can achieve synergistic thinking, which, in itself, is a way of promoting differentiation.
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This article describes the use of accordion journals and the Understanding Map developed at Project Zero to help students reflect on their learning in a fourth grade classroom. It offers a way for students to take ownership of, and reflect on, their learning.
This video shows a physical education/art integration for grade 3/4 students. It is a movement unit that involved light painting and fire dancing.
In this article, the author discusses ways students can research and apply their findings to the real world issues of today in a collaborative atmosphere.
Available in Turkish and English. This is the last of a two-part article about integrating technology in the PYP learning environment in upper elementary. The first part illustrates some samples of piloted iPad programme in MEF International School in Turkey.