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Links that may be helpful in PYP Units of Inquiry
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The Best Free Documentary Websites

The Best Free Documentary Websites | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

13 great websites offering thousands of the best free documentaries!


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52 Interesting Ways to use Wordle in the Classroom

52 Interesting Ways to use Wordle in the Classroom
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813 Free PowerPoint templates and backgrounds

813 Free PowerPoint templates and backgrounds | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Free PowerPoint templates and backgrounds from Presentation magazine. A wide range of free professional and business quality Power Point templates.
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Dissecting the BioDigital Human: A 3D Anatomy Lesson

Dissecting the BioDigital Human: A 3D Anatomy Lesson | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
The BioDigital 3D medical imaging software allows users to navigate the human body, toggling various systems and conditions on and off.
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Digital Literacy Dover: Grade One students use iPodTouches for the ...

Digital Literacy Dover: Grade One students use iPodTouches for the ... | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Grade One students use iPodTouches for the "Communication" UOI. The Grade One children utilised the iPodTouches when they were exploring the school campus searching for various different signs that were used to ...
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Inquiry-based Learning: Explanation

Inquiry-based Learning: Explanation | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

"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. ...  Unfortunately, our traditional educational system has worked in a way that discourages the natural process of inquiry. Students become less prone to ask questions as they move through the grade levels. In traditional schools, students learn not to ask too many questions, instead to listen and repeat the expected answers."


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Thunks

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This site has been a wonderful source of discussion ideas in my class, especially in philosophy sessions. This site has a archive going back to 2007 of over 1,000 fabulous question that will get your class (and you) thinking and discussing. You can even submit your own brain bouncing questions to the site.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/PSHE%2C+RE%2C+Citizenship%2C+Geography+%26+Environmental


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Innovate, Create: Anchor Chart Linky Party

Innovate, Create: Anchor Chart Linky Party | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
I like to create a mind map in the beginning of a unit of inquiry and then add it to throughout the unit. Finally, at the end of the unit, we can then reflect on how our thinking has changed. This also helps when it comes time to ...
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The Book Chook: Use Images to Start Kids Thinking

The Book Chook: Use Images to Start Kids Thinking | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

A simple digital project that involves kids in researching, reading, thinking, and creating. 


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Famous Scientists

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Know your Einstein from your Eddington with this fascinating site that profiles some of the greatest scientists.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Science


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busuu - Learn languages for free online

busuu - Learn languages for free online | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
busuu.com is a free online community for learning languages. Connect for free with native speakers worldwide. Enhance your language learning with our online languages courses.
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BBC - Future - Infographic - How big is our own solar system?

The galaxies are far, far away - but how big is our own solar system?
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The power of Social Networking in Grade 6 with Edmodo

The power of Social Networking in Grade 6 with Edmodo | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

Mr G Online shares his experience working with years 5/6 level.  It has led him to being, among other things, a support teacher in a variety of curriculum areas. The week just past he was taking workshops and lessons across Reading, Writing and Inquiry. Edmodo proved to be the best vehichle for activities.


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PebbleGo database info |

PebbleGo database info | | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
We think it will be a great resource for our students during our unit on oceans. The address for the tutorial on ... To prove you're a person (not a spam script), type the security word shown in the picture.
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Free: Hundreds of Powerpoint Backgrounds, Templates and Presentation Slides

Free: Hundreds of Powerpoint Backgrounds, Templates and Presentation Slides | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Hundreds of original content with PowerPoint are available on our website.
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Educational Technology Guy: National Wildlife Federation resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy: National Wildlife Federation resources for Educators | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has some great resources for educators on their web site. There is a news section, wildlife animal information and resources, environment and global climate change resources, and much more.


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Digital Literacy Dover: Grade 5 Science meets Web 2.0

Digital Literacy Dover: Grade 5 Science meets Web 2.0 | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Web 2.0 presentation tools were an ideal choice allow the students to formatively record and ultimately present their understanding of the scientific process. Students were introduced to four tools in the first part of the unit, ...
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An Inquiry Into Where We Are in Place and Time | Inquire Within

An Inquiry Into Where We Are in Place and Time | Inquire Within | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Often we do not but for this particular unit we decided that we would unpack the central idea with the children as the central idea would provide a framework for the inquiry and give the children a reference point.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Frozen Planet - 7 Resources Beyond Discovery

Free Technology for Teachers: Frozen Planet - 7 Resources Beyond Discovery | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

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Presentations For a Cause

Presentations For a Cause | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

A collection of presentations from non-profits working to make a big, positive difference in the world > SlideRocket


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Alberta Education - Inquiry Based Learning

Alberta Education - Inquiry Based Learning | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

A number of resources from Alberta Education.


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