Trying to Live the Learner Profile

My classroom and office 13 Weeks of Online Learning and Counting... We haven't been in school or seen our students 'in the flesh' since December. Our school combined our winter and Chinese New Year's holidays and then we didn't go back as scheduled on 3rd February. 13 weeks, of online learning and this has become … Continue reading Trying to Live the Learner Profile

Continuing our Parental Learning Journey

On Thursday 24th October, UN Day, we had a follow-up parent workshop (you can read about the first one here). This time we were inquiring into International Mindedness and the importance of supporting home languages. We had a few more parents in attendance than last time and like last time, had led into the session … Continue reading Continuing our Parental Learning Journey

Taking Inspiration from What Ed Said

As I was planning for a parent workshop on "Why is the learner profile important to us", I read, and was inspired by @whatedsaid's post called An Open Letter to Parents. With Edna Sackson's permission (I do love being able to connect with my PLN on Twitter!), I used the blog and the questions for … Continue reading Taking Inspiration from What Ed Said

A Journey through the PYP Exhibition (part 3 – reflections)

It is well after the fact that I sit to write this but I have been thinking a lot about the process of PYPx and how it is and will continue to tie into the learning and planning for inquiry across the whole school this year. This academic year I am no longer in class … Continue reading A Journey through the PYP Exhibition (part 3 – reflections)

A Journey through the PYP Exhibition (part 2)

Working on a Frayer model about concepts In the last post I wrote about the first week or so of our PYPx process, where the students chose a United Nations Sustainable Development Goal and the part of the transdisciplinary theme, Sharing the planet, to focus on. They had written me an email with their chosen … Continue reading A Journey through the PYP Exhibition (part 2)