This article puts forward three different approaches to the creation and use of the central idea, including early sharing, student creation and parent creation of the central idea. It communicates the benefits and drawbacks of all three approaches.
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This article explains how to support and involve fifth grade students in the planning of their learning experiences.
This article engages teachers to reflect on learning through play. In his seminal work, Play of Man, (click on the link to download a free copy) written in 1901, Karl Groos proposed that there are certain universal types of play which all children engage in and which help children to grow into fully functioning and […]
A practice example of how PYP teachers can provoke and inspire students to make their own discoveries through inquiry. “Learning is a process of constructing, testing and reconstructing theories, constantly creating new knowledge. Teachers as well as children are constantly learning.” ~ Carla Rinaldi & Peter Moss ~ There are many moments in your teaching […]