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Differentiation in a PYP classroom

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.

Juliana Castellanos, PYP teacher, Gimnasio del Norte, Colombia

Asking the right questions

In this article you will read about planning units of inquiry that integrate the four critical aspects of concept-based pedagogy illustrated by Erickson and Lanning (2014) to foster a classroom environment in which students can achieve synergistic thinking, which, in itself, is a way of promoting differentiation.

Sonu Khosla is working as Head of  Inclusive Education/Special Education Needs Department at Pathways School Noida, India

Inclusion in the classroom

A PYP teacher shares the multi-sensory approaches to teaching and learning that she uses in her school. “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn” – Ignacio Estrada As parents and educators we all believe that every child is special, unique and different from another. Yet […]