This is an end-of-year reflection from an IB Primary Years Programme educator who returns to the classroom as a teacher after working for several years as an IB principal. Read about what she learned about student agency, leadership, early career educators, collaboration and vulnerability.
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A Positive Reflection Loop is a student-centric relationship building exercise that reflects on the students’ feedback within the community. In this case care starts to become measurable against the students’ positive experiences within the community and continuously feeds the loop.
This article illustrates a PYP exhibition journey from the reflection on facilitation to allowing students making sense of their topic through a driving conceptual lens.
Discover the journey a team took to design summative assessments that create authentic projects which give the students an opportunity to continue learning as well as to show their understanding in a meaningful context.
This article is about how a PYP school in Peru took the PYP exhibition further than simply incorporating the elements of inquiry, action and reflection by embracing transdisciplinarity, technology and design, and sustainability. It also shows authentic real-world tasks that were a critical part of students’ experience.
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.