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ISTE 2014

A member of the PYP development team, Cécile Doyen, attended the 2014 ISTE conference in Atlanta, USA. ISTE’s conference brings educators with different experiences and backgrounds together to share discoveries and learning stories and to connect themto a network of education resources.The conference format was interesting in presenting sessions designed partly as idea incubators and […]

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Sara Croucher, the PYP Coordinator at Dwight School Seoul in South Korea

Design cycle and unit of inquiry

A PYP coordinator narrates how grade 2 students used the MYP design cycle and command terms in working on their unit of inquiry task. Inquiry involves an active engagement with the environment in an effort to make sense of the world, and consequent reflection on the connections between the experiences encountered and the information gathered. […]

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Wanted: IB educators for tech meeting

IB is looking for IB educators who are curriculum coordinators, learning specialists, and other educators  who are directly responsible for curriculum development and mapping in their schools to participate in a meeting scheduled for 9 – 11 February  2015 at the IB office in The Hague, Netherlands. These meetings will focus on mapping the skills, concepts, and approaches to teaching and learning across the […]

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PYP development team at the booth. From left: Cloudette van der Berg, Terri Walker, Cécile Doyen.

IB Americas Regional Conference 2014

In July the PYP development team joined nearly 2000 educators at 2014 IB Americas Regional Conference in Washington DC. The conference provided an opportunity to present the review process so far as it transitions from stage 4 (exploration of key themes) into stage 5 (programme development). During interactive breakout sessions attendees contributed to discussions sharing […]

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