This article explores a school’s decision to align the units of inquiry so that all classes explore the same transdisciplinary theme at the same time, and reflects on its impact on the school community.
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Grade 5 investigation into drowning prevention
This article displays a grade 5 inquiry into how to act safely near aquatic environment under the transdisciplinary theme of “who we are”.
Acknowledging the Hundred Languages of Children
This article draws from learning that took place within the transdisciplinary theme of “sharing the planet”. Listening to learning within the context of the Reggio Emilia philosophy of the Hundred Languages of the Child resulted in a beautiful and authentic path traveled along this inquiry.
Impact of lifestyle choices
This article illustrates the impact of lifestyle choices on the human body systems, health and survival through an inquiry into the transdisciplinary theme of “who we are”.
Using the theory of multiple intelligences in a PYP classroom
This article demonstrates the use of the Theory of Multiple Intelligences by H. Gardner in a year 4 PYP classroom through ‘How the world works’ inquiry into energy.
QR codes adds mystery to inquiries
In this article you will read how animal tracks of famous Gabon indigenous animals leaded students to QR coded information that—when scanned—revealed information about the animal.