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Building stronger learners – Burgess-Peterson Academy—Part 3

Continuing our series of blog posts following four schools at different stages of their IB journey, as they share their experiences and approach to understanding and implementing PYP: From principles into practice, in their own context.  This article from a newly authorized school talks about their transformative journey with the enhanced PYP as they explore […]

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Planning a creative response to a task organised and taught by students

From little ideas… big things grow!

Student agency, inquiry, mathematics, visual arts and escalating enthusiasm converge for a student created sequence of learning experiences, illustrating connections made and providing demonstrations of authentic learning. It started with an idea of students exploring the depth and diversity of places where mathematics is utilised in our world… I am teaching a class this year […]

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Our tryst with learner agency

This article shares one school’s continuing journey to unpack, define and support learner agency. Over the past three years we explored LEARNER AGENCY in an effort to develop an understanding of: what agency looks like in action what it does to a child what teacher dispositions nurture it what curriculum structures honor it, and what […]

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