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The Grade 6 PYP Exhibition

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Hi! Yesterday (7 June 2012) we saw the G6 exhibition. First there was the opening ceremony in the LLAC (Leo Lee Arts Center), the students and some teachers there talked about what the exhibition was for.
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How do inquiry teachers teach?

How do inquiry teachers teach? | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
This post was first published a few weeks ago on my own blog justwondering.com.  It has sparked many useful discussions for me both on and off line. Given the followers of THIS illustrious blog are...
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A must read for all inquiry teacher.

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Google Portfolios model “Making the PYP Happen” and “ICT in the ...

“Schools have a responsibility to show evidence of student learning. Portfolios are one method of collecting and storing information that can be used to document and assess student progress and achievement.” – Making the ...
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The Reflective Student: A Taxonomy of Reflection Part 2

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A how to that helps student monitor their progress as learners. Includes sample reflective prompts ready to use in the classroom.
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An interesting model to think about student reflection.

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Teacher's Visual Guide to Backchanneling in The Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher's Visual Guide to Backchanneling in The Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
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Love this infographic. Back Channeling is a wonderful opportunity to promote students' critical thinking and collaboration. 

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Visible Thinking

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Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based approach to integrating the development of students' thinking with content learning across subject matters. An extensive and adaptable collection of practices, Visible Thinking has a double goal: on the one hand, to cultivate students' thinking skills and dispositions, and, on the other, to deepen content learning.

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Being the inquirer I want to see: lessons from an inquiry into Twitter part 1.

Being the inquirer I want to see: lessons from an inquiry into Twitter part 1. | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
Somewhat late to the party,  I have finally entered the twittersphere.  I am still very green  and I’m a long way from the ’wow’ column in the assessment rubric –  but far enough in...
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The Grade 6 PYP Exhibition

The Grade 6 PYP Exhibition | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
Hi! Yesterday (7 June 2012) we saw the G6 exhibition. First there was the opening ceremony in the LLAC (Leo Lee Arts Center), the students and some teachers there talked about what the exhibition was for.
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International School of Amsterdam – Curriculum | Profesorbaker's ...

International School of Amsterdam – Curriculum | Profesorbaker's ... | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – International Baccalaureate Program The Diploma Program (DP) is an academically focused curriculum for students ages sixteen to eighteen (grades 11 and 12) preparing to enter university.
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Sharing the Planet – VoiceThread Style « The Learning Journey ...

Sharing the Planet – VoiceThread Style « The Learning Journey ... | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
Interested in enhancing learning through technology (by Jason Graham) (Just posted http://t.co/STNkVRIj with thanks to @dwyerteacher, @mramidon @sducharme #pypchat #ibpyp #pyp…)…See on thelearningjourney.org.
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Concept driven learning…

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Some ‘big ideas’ about concept driven learning: (From this week’s little #pypchat on Twitter) The world is changing. Knowledge is changing. The ability to view the world with a mo...
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A Whole New Mind | Daniel Pink

A Whole New Mind | Daniel Pink | #PYPchat | Scoop.it

The era of “left brain” dominance, and the Information Age that it engendered, are giving way to a new world in which “right brain” qualities-inventiveness, empathy, meaning-predominate.

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Tuning In using Chatterboxes or by Unpacking our Central Idea

Tuning In using Chatterboxes or by Unpacking our Central Idea | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
I have been trying to find engaging and effective ways to begin our Units of Inquiry at the Tuning In phase to set the stage for maximum interest and involvement for the inquiry ahead.
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Taking the Next Step - Morning Star

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Taking the Next Step
Morning Star
The training marks the beginning of the schools' IB World Candidacy, a three-year process that will introduce the IB Primary Years Program to the district.
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Taking the #PYP Forward | Technology Ideas for Learning

Taking the #PYP Forward | Technology Ideas for Learning | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
A colleague suggested I read the book "Taking the PYP Forward: the future of the IB Primary Years Programme", which is edited by Simon Davidson and Steven Carber. This book was a plethora of information with each ...
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Inquiring into inquiry...

Inquiring into inquiry... | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
How would you define inquiry learning? What are the characteristics? Can you give examples and non-examples? Are the responses below similar or different to yours? Our Learning Team Leaders are rev...
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Another thought provoking post by @whatedsaid.

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Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
If kids can access information from sources other than school, and if school is no longer the only place where information lives, what, then happens to the
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A collaboration with KinderPals | KC

A collaboration with KinderPals | KC | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
During a recent Skype meeting with our KinderPals in Canada, the two classes agreed to collaborate to write a fictional story.
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10 ways to encourage student reflection…

10 ways to encourage student reflection… | #PYPchat | Scoop.it
Split Screen Teaching Optimal learning occurs when students are active participants in their own learning, rather than passive recipients of teacher-delivered content. For this to be effective, stu...
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The International Baccalaureate – A Continuum: DP, MYP & PYP ...

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The International Baccalaureate Program Authored by Thomas Jerome Baker “An international education must go well beyond the provision of information and is involved in the development of attitudes and values which ...
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Calendata Events: Pecha Kucha

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See on Scoop.it – Pecha Kucha & English Language Teaching Back by popular demand, Pecha Kucha Night (PKN), the global design networking/social event that draws creative talents together is back for its fifteenth instalment.
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Inquiring into the inquiry planner…

When I published a post about planning recently, I wasn’t quite sure whether it would have broader appeal than the IB community. I included a link to a blank planner to give a sense of what ...
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