This article brings together effective practices for language development and concept-based inquiry to simplify some important principles all educators should consider.
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Collaborative planning with parents
This article explores one school’s journey to invite parents into the planning process in order to build parent agency and strengthen the learning community.
Let’s build ownership through building a city
In this article you will read about how Primary Years Programme students demonstrated choice, voice and ownership through making connections between two transdisciplinary themes. When ownership is given to learners, the results are endless and the learning is fun—that is what they discovered.
Learner agency in kindergarten
This successful experience with the kindergarten students promotes the “agency” and helps to understand what it means to “raise your voice”, “act”, “solve problems”.
Inquiry in mathematics
This article focuses on how a fundamental mathematics concept can be learned in an enjoyable manner, through the celebration of Pi Day, thus, reinforcing the conceptual understanding and making real life connections.
Developing and assessing approaches to learning in the Mandarin classroom
This article provides year 2 and 5 examples of modeling, developing and assessing approaches to learning in both stand alone and integrated inquiries in a Mandarin classroom.