How one school sparked the inquiry process for the PYP exhibition with a “Living Library Project” by Yvonne Barrett, teacher librarian at Bilkent Laboratory & International School, Turkey The Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinator, elementary librarian and grade 4 teachers from Bilkent Laboratory and International School in Turkey have worked collaboratively each Friday to introduce the […]
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This is an end-of-year reflection from an IB Primary Years Programme educator who returns to the classroom as a teacher after working for several years as an IB principal. Read about what she learned about student agency, leadership, early career educators, collaboration and vulnerability.
A Positive Reflection Loop is a student-centric relationship building exercise that reflects on the students’ feedback within the community. In this case care starts to become measurable against the students’ positive experiences within the community and continuously feeds the loop.
This article illustrates a PYP exhibition journey from the reflection on facilitation to allowing students making sense of their topic through a driving conceptual lens.
Discover the journey a team took to design summative assessments that create authentic projects which give the students an opportunity to continue learning as well as to show their understanding in a meaningful context.
This article is about how a PYP school in Peru took the PYP exhibition further than simply incorporating the elements of inquiry, action and reflection by embracing transdisciplinarity, technology and design, and sustainability. It also shows authentic real-world tasks that were a critical part of students’ experience.