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Classroom globetrotting

After discovering last year that 15 different languages were spoken in her classroom, Dottie Price, Year 3 PYP teacher, created Language Fridays: a whistle-stop tour around the world in half an hour. Every Friday afternoon, 30 minutes were set aside for students to volunteer to teach their mother tongue to classmates. In the first week, […]

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Rafael Angel is a PYP, MYP and DP teacher currently teaching at Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai, India

Change ahead

This article illustrates a transition journey from PYP to MYP. For the last 3 years, educators in my department (IB Language Acquisition / foreign language) have been working hard at enriching and diversifying our appreciation for diverse approaches to teaching; as well as at broadening our explorations of learner-centered practices that benefit inquiry-based teaching and […]

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