140828_WhythePYPQuestions

Why the PYP

Thursday 28 August 2014

Please list any suggested questions you’d like added to the chat
  1. Why do you choose to work in a PYP school?
  2. What makes a PYP school different from other schools?
  3. Why should parents choose a PYP school for their children?
  4. What are the benefits of having the PYP from a school's point of view?
  5. What would you change about the PYP?
  6. What is your favourite and least favourite aspect of the PYP?
  7. What would your students say about learning in a PYP school?

Resources:

PYP Threads - a Ning community of PYP teachers - great place to chat with other educators about all things PYP
"From Faking it to making it: A PYP Reflection", bog post by Shannon O'Dwyer on TIE
Alberta Education (Canada) has put together some good articles about inquiry-based learning.
The Inquiry Classroom: What do effective inquiry teachers do? - slides from a Kath Murdoch presentation.
An Inquiry Journey - post on Inquire Within by @whatedsaid
Thinking with what you know: David Perkins (constructivism)