This article illustrates how a five-minute reflection to begin a leadership meeting led to a realization of a school growth and the revision of the mission statement.
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Learn how to apply complex systems theory in a library
This article talks about the PYP library as a complex system that fosters adaptive and dynamic change.
Developing approaches to learning in Mandarin classrooms
This article talks about the importance of transdisciplinary tasks. It shows some strategies for Mandarin PYP teachers and all specialized PYP teachers to facilitate transdisciplinary teaching and learning.
Why do we organize ourselves in the way we do?
In this article you will find reflections on the connection between whole school professional development and the action cycle.
What is your best place for experimental learning?
This article illustrates how students explored the role of demand and supply under the transdisciplinary theme ‘How we organize ourselves’ in their direct surrounding-the school.
The Blank Planner Project – Collaborative planning on technology unit
Imagine beginning day one of a unit of inquiry with nothing but a blank planner. Learn how two grade 5 teachers pushed the limits of inquiry-based design by planning, communicating and implementing a completely student-developed unit of inquiry event with collaborative input from parents, students and administration.