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Trevor and Stacey

The Blank Planner Project – Collaborative planning on technology unit

Imagine beginning day one of a unit of inquiry with nothing but a blank planner. Learn how two grade 5 teachers pushed the limits of inquiry-based design by planning, communicating and implementing a completely student-developed unit of inquiry event with collaborative input from parents, students and administration.

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Kimberly House is the Educational Technology Specialist for the Primary School at the Bavarian International School

Flexible scheduling for EdTech (Part 2)

This is the last of a two-part article about integrating technology into the curriculum. The first part explains how a flexible schedule might look like in a school. Setting up a flexible schedule for both EdTech specialists and technology resources leads to meaningful and authentic integration of technology when combined with foundational PYP unit planning. […]

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Kimberly House is the Educational Technology Specialist for the Primary School at the Bavarian International School

Flexible scheduling for EdTech (Part 1)

This is the first of a two-part article about integrating technology into the curriculum. As EdTech specialists, our role within the PYP is to authentically integrate technology into the curriculum. In many schools, this means fitting these into weekly scheduled lab sessions and this can be frustrating. The students often do not finish projects during […]

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Ali Ezzeddine, PYP Coordinator, SEK International School Qatar, Doha

Do you hear their voice?

This article is available in English and Arabic. As teachers: what we are doing to ensure that student-centered classrooms, where students are independent and empowered to make choices in their learning experiences, is happening in our classrooms? How can we engage the students in the planning of the units?

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