When children are active participants in their own learning, then the whole process of education is much more than just rote memorization. The child centered constructivist approach helps to ignite child’s curiosity and love for learning. The role of facilitator is to create learning opportunities and to be a guide in children’s learning as they […]
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.
This article is a resource guide for those new to the Primary Years Programme (PYP). The IB offers many resources and tools to support prospective, candidate and authorized PYP schools. This is part one of the PYP resource series for new schools.
This article explores how agency in the planning process is expressed through listening, dialogue and the educators desire to nurture playfulness, participation and learning through play.
In the current scenario children are confined to their homes. Keeping in mind their need to play and the relevance according to their age we have customized the ‘loose parts’ play and taken them into the virtual classroom.
This piece draws from experiences in an early childhood PYP context in Switzerland. Reflections are shared on ways the Approaches to Learning have the potential to be powerful tools for supporting children’s agentic identities with a particular focus on environments, experts and teacher talk.