This article describes opportunities for parents of the PYP students to gain first-hand knowledge about units of inquiry.
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Imagine beginning day one of a unit of inquiry with nothing but a blank planner. Learn how two grade 5 teachers pushed the limits of inquiry-based design by planning, communicating and implementing a completely student-developed unit of inquiry event with collaborative input from parents, students and administration.
This article shows how to plan a unit of inquiry from the student perspective facilitating the same process that teachers undertake.
This article illustrates how a year 1 teacher supports students with unpacking a central idea under the transdisciplinary theme How we organize ourselves and how the student took the action.
Based on an example from grade 5 How we organize ourselves unit of inquiry, a visual arts teacher describes how she and music teachers collaborate on assessment strategies tools.
This article shows fifth graders reflecting on learning experiences during their first unit of inquiry of the school year, How we express ourselves.
This article provides examples of modeling for years 2 and 5, developing and assessing approaches to learning in both stand alone and integrated inquiries in a Mandarin classroom.
This video shows a physical education/art integration for grade 3/4 students. It is a movement unit that involved light painting and fire dancing.
In this article you will read about how a teacher brought a technology into a classroom to make learning experience more engaging and visually relatable for students.
This article shares how a PYP school explored Grade 5 students choosing their own transdisciplinary theme for the exhibition.
This article illustrates how fifth grade students approached the PYP exhibition under the transdisciplinary theme Sharing the planet and commenced a campaign called F.O.O.D. (Food Out Of Dustbin) to address a global hunger issue.
The author of this article shows how a central idea was rewritten to become more transdisciplinary in nature.