Tag Archives | inquiry

Jennifer Wong-Powell

A collaborative inquiry into the work of children

In this article, the author investigates the use of collaboration in learning through play. In the heart of Old Town in Vilnius in Lithuania, a group of early years PYP practitioners have begun this academic year with a learning commitment. The professional learning that we have undertaken has formed purposeful and productive collaboration. It has […]

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Rafael Angel is a PYP, MYP and DP teacher currently teaching at Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai, India

Change ahead

This article illustrates a transition journey from PYP to MYP. For the last 3 years, educators in my department (IB Language Acquisition / foreign language) have been working hard at enriching and diversifying our appreciation for diverse approaches to teaching; as well as at broadening our explorations of learner-centered practices that benefit inquiry-based teaching and […]

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Re-defining play, re-imagining learning

Redefining play – re-imagining learning

PYP curriculum manager Cécile Doyen joined innovators, opinion shapers, and educational specialists at a conference organized by the Lego Foundation in Billund Denmark to consider the question:” How will we convince the world to redefine play and reimagine learning?” Examining the latest research on brain development and play led to stimulating discussions on how play […]

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Janis Coffey, the Associate Director for the Institute of Positive Education, Australia

The inquirer

A practice example of how PYP teachers can provoke and inspire students to make their own discoveries through inquiry. “Learning is a process of constructing, testing and reconstructing theories, constantly creating new knowledge. Teachers as well as children are constantly learning.” ~ Carla Rinaldi & Peter Moss ~ There are many moments in your teaching […]

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