This article explores a school’s decision to align the units of inquiry so that all classes explore the same transdisciplinary theme at the same time, and reflects on its impact on the school community.
This blog article captures the journey of transformation during online learning as experienced by single subject teachers. They travelled from the stage of disruption to adaptation, and to growth.
Despite the remarkable ways the global pandemic of Covid-19 has limited our face to face teaching, there are many new opportunities this forced transition to digital learning has provided.
This describes my journey into developing a collaborative learning group classroom environment and programme, with a class of grade 1 and 2 students. It outlines the processes involved in helping young students identify and use collaborative learning skills effectively, which was also part of my own growth.
Making real-life connections to events strengthens students’ conceptual understanding across subjects, enabling them to transfer their learning and draw meaningful inferences. They develop a broader appreciation of what it means to be citizens of the world. It gives them an opportunity to connect with their learning, a sense of purpose to their experience and enables their voice to shine through. […]
This article shares one school’s endeavour to embrace responsive, relevant teaching during a time of uncertainty and crisis. As schools begin to reopen around the world, the events of 2020 present PYP students with opportunities for authentic, significant inquiry into a raft of real-world issues. School was closed. We were teaching by distance. Our curriculum […]