When children are active participants in their own learning, then the whole process of education is much more than just rote memorization. The child centered constructivist approach helps to ignite child’s curiosity and love for learning. The role of facilitator is to create learning opportunities and to be a guide in children’s learning as they […]
This article is based on an example of how students re-imagined a mundane classroom as a hotbed of space exploration, and how giving students agency to creatively re-imagine learning spaces can inspire taking action.
This is a story of an Early Years section who believes that their young learners are capable of doing a mini-exhibition. A journey that started with a vision and is now gradually unfolding with the PYP Enhancement as a guide and an inspiration.
Computational thinking can be a part of any classroom right from primary classes.
Our virtual PYP Exhibition was a challenge not only technologically but also in keeping true to the IB thought premises when faced with remote learning and all its complications. Leveraging our IB beliefs helped us, as a learning community, to face and overcome the difficulties, turning it into a learning opportunity for all the stakeholders.
The article gives an example of how the principles of Universal Design for Learning can be embedded into a unit of inquiry to purposefully differentiate for all students. The example is from a PYP 1 (age 6) classroom and looks closer at how the principles were used to differentiate mathematical education connected to the unit.