This article is based on an example of how students re-imagined a mundane classroom as a hotbed of space exploration, and how giving students agency to creatively re-imagine learning spaces can inspire taking action.
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This is a story of an Early Years section who believes that their young learners are capable of doing a mini-exhibition. A journey that started with a vision and is now gradually unfolding with the PYP Enhancement as a guide and an inspiration.
Computational thinking can be a part of any classroom right from primary classes.
Our virtual PYP Exhibition was a challenge not only technologically but also in keeping true to the IB thought premises when faced with remote learning and all its complications. Leveraging our IB beliefs helped us, as a learning community, to face and overcome the difficulties, turning it into a learning opportunity for all the stakeholders.
The article gives an example of how the principles of Universal Design for Learning can be embedded into a unit of inquiry to purposefully differentiate for all students. The example is from a PYP 1 (age 6) classroom and looks closer at how the principles were used to differentiate mathematical education connected to the unit.
The article highlights the importance of listening to students.