How one school sparked the inquiry process for the PYP exhibition with a “Living Library Project” by Yvonne Barrett, teacher librarian at Bilkent Laboratory & International School, Turkey The Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinator, elementary librarian and grade 4 teachers from Bilkent Laboratory and International School in Turkey have worked collaboratively each Friday to introduce the […]
Embarking on a new way of guiding the PYP exhibition and embracing parents as active participants. A group of teachers at the International Community School of Addis Ababa embarked on a new way of guiding the exhibition this past school year. Most of us were new to the grade, new to the school, and even […]
Continuing our series of blog posts following four schools at different stages of their IB journey, as they share their experiences and approach to understanding and implementing PYP: From principles into practice, in their own context. This week we join Stonehill International School as they investigate Learning and Teaching. This year brings about many […]
This article shares how the Arts can spark passion and prepare students for the PYP exhibition when teachers and students collaborate. As a Visual Arts Team, we started the year by reflecting on how to better enable our Grade 5 students for the PYP exhibition in Art classes. We decided to start the year with a […]
This article describes how parents guide children in their investigations and reflections through strong issues chosen by them for the Primary Years Programme exhibition.
In looking for a way to deepen student understanding of concepts, while still maintaining fidelity to the single subjects, this article shows the work of the PE department to create conceptual connections while focusing on knowledge, skill and conceptual understandings pertaining to physical education (PE) and beyond.