Did you know that your surroundings can affect your learning experience? Wandile Mthiyane shares how a well-designed classroom can unravel great students.
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In this article you will learn how to use the Responsive Classroom practice of morning meetings in the primary years programme class.
This article summarizes how reflections help learners choose how they want to act. It shares a real-time example and utilizes an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of the PYP and how implementing it ties together all the elements!
This article encourages inquiry at every step in a PYP classroom.
How to make an engaging PYP exhibition that everyone will remember? Turn it into an experience!
This article highlights a PYP school’s journey towards fostering language and literacy inquiry as an essential tool for achieving the objectives of the programme of inquiry and ultimately, learner success.
Young children are often called natural scientists. How a visitor—a caterpillar—to an early years classroom changed the dynamics of thinking in students and became a major instrument in developing scientific thinking among them.
In this article you will read how a school changed their approach to facilitating student-led conferences to avoid students ‘freezing’.
This article describes opportunities for parents of the PYP students to gain first-hand knowledge about units of inquiry.
This article describes experiences from the first collaborative meeting based on listening, expressing, collaborating and implementing ideas.
This article shares the practice of using two kinds of iPad Apps to support writing in Chinese for year one students.
This article provides examples of modeling for years 2 and 5, developing and assessing approaches to learning in both stand alone and integrated inquiries in a Mandarin classroom.
In this article the author describes how early years students have developed a rich conceptual understanding by not only initiating their own learning and taking ownership, but also working and solving problems together.