In this article you will find a framework for co-constructing success criteria with grade 4 students as part of assessment planning.
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This article is about how a PYP school in Peru reworked a unit of inquiry to put the arts in the driving seat. First grade students wrote and performed their own plays connected with effective communication and the IB learner profile. This year-long project led by their drama department was supported by other disciplines and […]
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.
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.
This article shares a strategy of planning a unit that helped in creating a fair and equitable process for evaluating student learning.
In this article you will read how a PYP school approaches science or, better to say, why the school does not have science class in lower school.
In this article you will read how grade 1 students developed conceptual understanding of a ‘system’, under the transdisciplinary theme How we organize ourselves.
This article describes how single-subject teachers contributed to a unit of inquiry and allowed the classroom teachers to recognize student’s conceptual understandings that they were previously unaware of.
In this article you will read about planning units of inquiry that integrate the four critical aspects of concept-based pedagogy illustrated by Erickson and Lanning (2014) to foster a classroom environment in which students can achieve synergistic thinking, which, in itself, is a way of promoting differentiation.
This article presents three technology tools to create an exciting environment for inquiry-based learning.
This article presents a grade 5 initiative under the transdisciplinary theme Sharing the planet to bring peace and harmony between India and Pakistan.
In this article you will read how inquiry and constructivism go hand in hand as the learners or inquirers build upon their prior knowledge or previous experiences.
In this article you will read how grade 2 students incorporated action into the How we organize ourselves unit of inquiry.
This article illustrates how grade 5 students took ownership of their own learning throughout the PYP exhibition organized under the transdisciplinary theme How the world works.
Young children are often called natural scientists. How a visitor—a caterpillar—to an early years classroom changed the dynamics of thinking in students and became a major instrument in developing scientific thinking among them.