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 […]
transdisciplinary themes: who we are, where we are in place and time, how the world works, how we express ourselves, sharing the planet, how we organize ourselves
In this article you will read about a grade three student sharing with her classmates an awareness of risks and challenges in childhood as part of the “sharing the planet” unit of inquiry.
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.
In this article you will read about the IB Primary Years Programme and Reggio Emilia approaches in action at an Italian language immersion school in the USA. The article illustrates how a constructivist student-led inquiry can provide students with the opportunity to ask meaningful questions about real-world issues and find answers to those questions through […]
In this article you will read about how grade 3 students planned and designed their classroom space under the transdisciplinary theme of “sharing the planet”.
In this article you will read about how Primary Years Programme students demonstrated choice, voice and ownership through making connections between two transdisciplinary themes. When ownership is given to learners, the results are endless and the learning is fun—that is what they discovered.