This article brings together effective practices for language development and concept-based inquiry to simplify some important principles all educators should consider.
This article illustrates how a year 5 class built an igloo out of milk cartons while working on area and perimeter. When the roof collapsed, great learning occurred by not only discussing resilience, but also exploring how to rebuild the model.
In this article you will read about how the teaching for artistic behavior framework has enabled an art teacher to authentically encourage and support student-led inquiry every minute of every day in the art room. Students worked independently and in small groups to discover how art was connected to every other aspect of their lives.
This article shows how grade 2 students expressed themselves through a unit on celebrations. They inquired into celebrations and festivities and how they are connected to belief systems, cultures and human spirit.
This article describes how parents guide children in their investigations and reflections through strong issues chosen by them for the Primary Years Programme exhibition.
This article investigates the effectiveness of mindfulness programmes in the development of empathy in social situations among Primary Years Programme students. The results and information referenced are based on a thesis by a former IB Diploma Programme student, which is an IB diploma graduation requirement.