a place to weave, unravel, and re-weave PYP threads into fabrics of communication with a choice of threads, colors, patterns, and textures
A list of PYP Threads Members' blogs, wikis, web pages can be found at this link.
Here's a guide to the links at the top of this page:
There are several tabs at the top of this page linking to IB resources: "Sharing PYP practice". Clicking there will take you to a blog from the IB PYP office intended for "Sharing examples of what PYP implementation looks like in IB World schools" Visit this new initiative from the PYP, leave a comment, and subscribe to the RSS feed. The "Primary Years Program" tab takes you to a blog from the IB PYP Development team; and the "IBO in Practice" tab takes you to online issues of a newsletter from the IB for educators. The "IB Global Engage" tab opens an IB webpage "which supports members of the IB community, and particularly teachers, in engaging with our global world."
When you click the Photos tab, you'll go to the Photos page for this ning. Hover your mouse over the Photos tab, and you'll see a link to a group on Flickr called "Illustrating the PYP". You're invited to join the group there, and post your photos.There's also a link to the Visible Thinking Group on Flickr, and to the Librarian Edge page on Flickr.
Hover your mouse over the Nings tab; you'll see links to other nings of interest to PYP people: the PYP Group on the Flat Classrooms ning, (started by Leigh Newton), Library 2.0, and Teacher Librarian, Talkabout Primary Languages (which is now a wiki, not a ning), Art Education 2.0, K12 Online Conference, and Classroom 2.0 (a huge education ning, with more than 50,000 members, and 660 Groups!)
Hover your mouse over the Netvibes tab; you'll see a link to our PYP Threads Netvibes page of PYP Threads members' schools' websites.
The Diigo Group tab takes you to our home page at the social bookmark site Diigo.
The PYP Threads Daily tab is visible to members only. When you click on the tab, a new web page will open, and you'll see a newspaper-style page which organizes links shared on Twitter by PYP Threads members into an easy to read newspaper-style format.
In the left side bar, you'll find the RSS feed from our Diigo bookmarks page, a links lists of blogs and photo groups of PYP Threads people (let me know if you have a blog, photo gallery, video site, start page, etc., that you'd like linked here), and a feed of the Tweets of PYP folks who have listed Twitter accounts in their Profile Information. You can see the full page at Twitter.
The Bilingual School of Milan has an opening for a Middle School English/Humanities teacher to teach content-based English via Units of Inquiry such as digital citizenship, revolutions through social media, climate change, biodiversity, migration. Send update CV and letter of educational philosophy to Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Day Jones on March 22, 2015 at 11:27am
Friends,We are reviewing the POI considering students have prior knowledge of Science concepts when they take up IGCSE checkpoint in grade 7.Has any one done this before?We would like to get an idea on mapping the science conepts.Continue
I would be very interested in how other schools are setting up stand alone Maths planners and using them.In the past we have written very detailed planners that are relevant for that year, but essentially cohorts change, teachers change and practise…Continue
Started by Lara Ronalds in Inquiry Mar 16.
HI I am a ICT facillitator in a IB canditate school.I have a doubt about " ICT to be integrated with UOI or I have to follow scope and sequence for ICT. Which is required for IB PYP school. And very soon we have verification visit from IB.…Continue
Started by selvambiga in Technology Feb 13.
What can we as educators do to develop the creative instincts in children. What creative tasks can be done in classroom in language arts, math and inquiry especially for children of age 6-8.This video made me think…Continue
Started by Shraddha Pandey in Units of Inquiry Feb 11.
Hi everyone, I wish all of you a happy and blessed new year!!!Can anyone suggest me how English can be integrated thru'out all inquiries or is it enough to integrate whereever or whenever possible? Your inputs will be highly appreciated.Thanks,…Continue