This article describes how parents guide children in their investigations and reflections through strong issues chosen by them for the Primary Years Programme exhibition.
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Collaborative planning with parents
This article explores one school’s journey to invite parents into the planning process in order to build parent agency and strengthen the learning community.
Student-led conferences: PYP parents find out how the world works
This article describes the preparations, planning process and reflections on student-led conferences.
Portfolio as assessment data
This article reflects on tools and strategies teachers in a Colombian school use to understand students’ learning process. “This is a reflection based on tools and strategies that we as teachers use to understand students’ learning process. In particular, I want to talk about the student’s portfolio. We have very clear criteria to assess the […]
Student-led conferences: Putting the students’ learning first
“This year, our PYP school decided to make the step from traditional teacher-parent reports day to student-led conference from primary grades 1 to 5. According the IB guidelines: “Student-led conferences involve the student and the parents. The students are responsible for leading the conference, and also take responsibility for their learning by sharing the process […]