Can collaboration in a transdisciplinary scenario support knowledge development outside the boundaries of a group of students? This article recounts the experience of students engaging in ‘cross collaboration’ outside their mentor- mentee groups to enable peers to reap the benefits of their inquiry during the PYP exhibition. The primary years programme guides independent learners who have […]
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.