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 […]
Tag Archives | inquiry
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
So how do we go about encouraging more, better and different questions in our classrooms – and what do we do with these questions once they have been asked? “As a teacher of an inquiry-based program, questions are – or should be – at the heart of our classroom. We recently had a parent come […]
This article illustrates an example of a model of inquiry created for physical education.