Discover the magic of role-play and how it helps promote student agency in the early years classroom. Role-playing is a powerful way of enhancing student agency that fills our classrooms with magic and wonder! It allows a child’s imagination and creativity to soar, whilst developing an array of valuable skills; inquiry, thinking, social-emotional, communication and […]
Tag Archives | Kindergarten
Learner agency in kindergarten
This successful experience with the kindergarten students promotes the “agency” and helps to understand what it means to “raise your voice”, “act”, “solve problems”.
Mathematics is creative
This article illustrates a short inquiry into number patterns in kindergarten.
Agentic learning in kindergarten
This article illustrates inquiry on transportation through an unstructured play-based environment.
Are celebrations tokenistic?
This article explores the rich learning that stems from school celebrations and how this links to the PYP attitudes and learner profile as well as developing an internationally minded community.
Seizing a teachable moment in a kindergarten class: Pedagogy of listening
In this article the author describes how early years students had developed a rich conceptual understanding by not only initiating their own learning and taking ownership, but also working and solving problems together.