We spoke to Bianca Wagner, a grade one teacher at Lyford Cay International School, Bahamas, about how scheduled play time in the classroom serves as an opportunity to observe student-led inquiry in action.
Kirti Trehan from Prometheus School, India, shares the six benefits of outdoor learning that they have discovered with their Primary Years Programme (PYP) students.
Bianca Starck, ATL Coordinator of Sekolah Ciputra in Surabaya, Indonesia shares her school’s reflection on how ATLs are connected to sustainable entrepreneurship.
This blog explores the use of hand signs and how they can assist students and teachers in remembering the PYP terminology, unpack an inquiry, emphasize a conceptual lens, prompt a question, form a rap, and be a reflection tool.
In the second of a series focused on the PYP support material ‘The early years in the PYP’, IB voices spoke to Anne van Dam and Kathryn O’Connell, 2 early years educators who have worked in local and global contexts, to explore what concept based learning looks like in action and to discuss some of […]
This article shares one school’s endeavour to embrace responsive, relevant teaching during a time of uncertainty and crisis. As schools begin to reopen around the world, the events of 2020 present PYP students with opportunities for authentic, significant inquiry into a raft of real-world issues. School was closed. We were teaching by distance. Our curriculum […]