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What does pink sound like? A collaboration between visual art and music

This article is about a collaboration between music and visual art at IS Ruhr. The aim was to increase students’ conceptual understanding of the arts by exploring and connecting elements used in visual art, music, and dance. In this process students’ ATL skills and the IB learner profile were deepened. After many conversations about the […]

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A transdisciplinary approach to a Grade 4 unit of inquiry

The article focuses on building a transdisciplinary approach to a unit of inquiry and how multiple perspectives enhance student understanding. Some initiatives towards including elements of the enhanced PYP are also detailed in the article. In this article, my attempt is to focus on the transdisciplinary approach to a unit of inquiry along with some […]

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Anthony Hamblin, PYP coordinator, Stonehill International School, India

Stonehill International School-Part 2. The Learner

Since the release of “PYP: From principles into practice”, IB World Schools around the world have been engaging with the content and planning for implementation. Four schools at different stages of their IB journey will share their approach to understanding and implementing the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) enhancements in their own context. Here is […]

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Tracy King-Holmes, IB Coordinator, Burgess-Peterson Academy, USA

Burgess-Peterson Academy—Part 2. The Evolution of Writing Unit Planners from a Newly Authorized School Perspective

Since the release of “PYP: From principles into practice”, IB World Schools around the world have been engaging with the content and planning for implementation. Four schools at different stages of their IB journey are sharing their approach to understanding and implementing the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) enhancements in their own context. Here is […]

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Olga Iakovleva, headteacher and PYP coordinator, English Playschoool Moscow, Russia

The Choices We Make

Since the release of “PYP: From principles into practice”, IB World Schools around the world have been engaging with the content and planning for implementation. We hope you are enjoying our blog series featuring four schools at different stages of their IB journey as  they share their approach to understanding and implementing the IB Primary […]

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