This interview was conducted with Samantha (Sam) Cook, recipient of the 2015 Jeff Thompson Award* for her study entitled Perceptions of International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme teachers on factors influencing their development as PYP educators (the executive summary is available here ). This study was completed as part of a dissertation for her graduate studies […]
What happens when teachers stay “neutral” during units of inquiry?
Judith Fabian was at the heart of the IB programmes long before becoming the Chief Academic Officer. After a history of teaching and implementing the IB programmes in international schools around the globe, and 10 years of spearheading their development at the IB, she has recently left the organization. She took the time to speak to […]
Equipping parents, grandparents, teachers and child care providers with practical ideas for nurturing children’s curiosity and critical thinking beyond the classroom, Did You Ever Wonder? is a must-have for anyone who has a hand in raising curious children.
Polly Peters, co-author of “Ten Tales from Different Cultures”, discusses the process of compiling ten stories from around the world into a collection for PYP readers and the power of stories.
Rafael Angel illustrates the transition students make from PYP to MYP. Rafael is a PYP, MYP and DP teacher at Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai, India.
Vandana Parashar, a PYP educator at Pathways School, Noida, India talks about exploring different forms of technology as part of the transdisciplinary theme How we express ourselves.
A PYP coordinator in an international PYP school in Russia describes the experiences of students in engaging with their PYP exhibition.
This article engages teachers to reflect on learning through play.
IB teacher shares the value of engaging students in creating their own assessment tasks.
A PYP teacher shares the multi-sensory approaches to teaching and learning that she uses in her school.
This article reflects on tools and strategies teachers in a Colombian school use to understand students’ learning process.
Hout Bay International School in Western Cape, South Africa, uses its location and proximity to nature to encourage education of the whole person. In addition to offering a top-quality academic programme, the school enriches its curriculum by taking students hiking, surfing, and snorkeling.
Farhana Bari is the Deputy Head of Primary Education and a Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator at the International School of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has taught the PYP since 2003, leading its implementation in a highly traditional school setting.
A PYP/MYP teacher-librarian writes about the role of the library at his school.