This article explores how action research can provide valuable feedback for the teacher that, when responded to, will propel students forward.
This article describes a first year inquiry into how a community interacts. It illustrates an approach for teaching something abstract to young learners.
This article is based on real-life experiences with the Primary Years Programme within a Chinese context in a bilingual candidate school. The article looks at the cultural dimensions as well as the structural changes within the organization to make it not only culturally relevant, but also to support learning English as an additional language.
In looking for a way to deepen student understanding of concepts, while still maintaining fidelity to the single subjects, this article shows the work of the physical education (PE) department to create conceptual connections while focusing on knowledge, skills and conceptual understandings pertaining to PE and beyond.
This article depicts the mindfulness journey a preschool class took to develop and learn effectively as part of an inclusive and balanced Primary Years Programme learning community.
In this article we share the tips for helping students move schools during their primary and middle school years.
Proudly telling the world about our schools in our 50th anniversary year Welcoming refugee children is at the heart of the International Community School’s mission, says its Principal Julie Allen In a world torn apart by conflict, one IB World School in Decatur, Georgia, US, has dedicated itself to bringing together refugee, immigrant and local […]
This article is about how field trips can be the perfect platform for students to show agency in practice.
This article illustrates the learning journey of a Chinese team in embedding Chinese learning in inquiry play for year 1 Primary Years Programme (PYP) students through detailed discussion on the stages of planning, implementing, developing and evaluating play.
This article showcases the cognition process of a Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinator. The author shares how to interact with fellow schools in a local network to experience a platform of fraternity and connectedness.
This article is the reflection on the ways a PYP school in Turkey reinforces voice, choice and ownership.
This successful experience with the kindergarten students promotes the “agency” and helps to understand what it means to “raise your voice”, “act”, “solve problems”.
In this article you will read about fourth grade students choosing to contribute to the efforts of reducing the excessive use of single-use plastic, by giving advice to their families and reusing plastic caps to manufacture objects to cover some classroom needs.
This article exhibits how students from lower elementary develop creative and critical thinking skills using art to discuss the issue of water pollution. In connection to art, students were familiarized with the concept of aesthetics and the relation between the used artistic media and theme of water pollution.
This article presents a snapshot view of how the IB learner profile has been used within the context of the Primary Years Programme exhibition.