This article shows how grade 2 students expressed themselves through a unit on celebrations. They inquired into celebrations and festivities and how they are connected to belief systems, cultures and human spirit.
Tag Archives | Unit of inquiry
Involve your team to make significant learning experiences
The popular saying: “two heads are better than one” has come a reality for one Primary Years Programme school in Mexico. In this article you will read about how the entire school experienced a student-centered environment since implementation of whole-staff brainstorm meetings to enrich units of inquiry.
Conflict resolution: An inquiry into the needs and problem-solving
This article describes a first year inquiry into how a community interacts. It illustrates an approach for teaching something abstract for young learners.
Let’s change the world!
In this article you will read about fourth grade students choosing to contribute in the efforts of reducing the excessive use of single-use plastic, by giving advice to their families and reusing plastic caps to manufacture objects to cover some classroom needs.
Summative assessment in the early years
This article reflects on how to make summative assessment more meaningful for the early years learners.
Step back – let your students create their own PE activities
Can students connect physical education (PE) to a unit of inquiry and can lower elementary students be in charge of their own PE?