This article shares how using the mannequin challenge was a creative and fun way to share learning in a Primary Years Programme classroom. It was also a good way to ensure that students practice active listening skills and extend their knowledge.
How can students effectively develop their own learning pathway through questioning? Read about PYP students who wanted more ownership of their learning: to design their own inquiry. This is a case study of how one year 6 class applied a questioning process to lead their own learning.
What happens if a student asks to re-arrange the tables in a classroom? This article talks about a PYP teacher relinquishing control, standing back and allowing students to change everything.
This article puts forward three different approaches to the creation and use of the central idea, including early sharing, student creation and parent creation of the central idea. It communicates the benefits and drawbacks of all three approaches.
This article explains what the workshop approach and the PYP have in common and how both relay to each other.
This article is about how to provide students constructive feedback that gives the opportunity to take ownership and emerge as lifelong learners. It also highlights the practice of constructive feedback enabling parents to be more engaged with their child’s learning.