In this article you will read about how the first grade team has made changes each year to a unit of inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme “how the world works”, based on the developmental level, interests and inquiries of students.
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Step back – let your students create their own PE activities
Can students connect physical education (PE) to a unit of inquiry and can lower elementary students be in charge of their own PE?
Using the theory of multiple intelligences in a PYP classroom
This article demonstrates the use of the Theory of Multiple Intelligences by H. Gardner in a year 4 PYP classroom through ‘How the world works’ inquiry into energy.
Every student is unique and so is the way they work
This article shares a strategy of planning unit that helped in creating a fair and equitable process for evaluating student learning.
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.
Applying technology tools into a unit of inquiry
This article presents three technology tools to create an exciting environment for inquiry-based learning.