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 […]
Tag Archives | learner agency
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 […]
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 […]
Supporting translanguaging strategies with technology
In this article you will read about ways to support student agency when developing foundational language skills in the Primary Years Programme learners. Students learning through technology can find ways to work independently and gain confidence in their learning community.
Are field trips the ultimate test of student agency?
This article is about how field trips can be the perfect platform for students to show agency in practice.
Giving an ear to the students’ voice
This article is the reflection on the ways a PYP school in Turkey reinforces voice, choice and ownership.