Category Archives: Inquiry

Engaging all learners …

Observing the world, reading and viewing gives one  great opportunites to ask questions; reflect on one’s own practice and try to make meaningful, practical suggestions.    How do we get all learners to be engaged, feel involved and show them … Continue reading

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Who’s listening? Who’s talking?

The much discussed concept of learners identifying problems – not only solutions is at the forefront of mind today. There is much talk around teachers who talk too much. We know this is real. We know we all do it. … Continue reading

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Creating inclusive classrooms: Access for all students in the PYP

I always consider myself a learner, and sitting in PD for two days reminds me what many learners go through daily … The highs, the challenges, the need to move around, the need to construct meaning and my need to … Continue reading

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Modelling being explorers on an expedition…

Graham Baines (aka @PYPChef) shares a great blog post that questions whether the PYP Exhibition should be viewed as an exhibition or an expedition. It raises a great question – one that makes us carefully consider the way in which we name … Continue reading

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Student led conference preparation

I started writing this post a year ago and for some reason, I never published it. I guess it’s good to go back and reflect – and add to what was … There’s been much hype about these conferences (or … Continue reading

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Part of the journey …

I am on a journey of inquiry – changing my opinions, trying new things and asking more questions every day. Often, I am confused by what I “see, think and wonder” … Part of the journey is considering how I … Continue reading

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Technology assisting self correction …

How can technology help with our writing? J brings her journal with notes that she has made about the book that she is currently reading. She is using an iPod with the audiobook on. At times,  she just listens – … Continue reading

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