Via Scoop.it – Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP A website providing links, resources and information designed to assist PYP library professionals as they support and enhance the IBO Primary Years Programme in their schools.
What is inquiry-based learning? "Inquiry" is defined as "a seeking for truth, information, or knowledge -- seeking information by questioning." Individuals carry on the process of inquiry from the time they are born until they die.
This article was published in Edition 6 of the PYP Essentials newsletter published and shared by New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory PYP network in December 2010. Article written by: Tim Harris (Year 5 teacher, ...
Many bright children are global thinkers - they need to see the whole picture before analyzing the details. They usually have a heightened awareness of the interconnectedness among people, ideas, and environments.
Our Kindergarten children have been engaging in an inquiry into where we are in place and time with a particular focus on personal histories and journeys. Before the unit started the adults discussed what key concepts would drive the unit, and what enduring understandings we hoped the children would develop.