#pypchat 26th July, 2012 We discussed Action in the PYP. Click here to read the archived conversation.

Discussion Questions:

Q1. What does student initiated action look like ?
Q2. What does action look like at different ages?
Q3. How is student action recorded?
Q4. Is action assessed and reported on? How?
Q5. How is action modeled and valued by teachers and parents?
Q6. How is action celebrated in your school community?
Q7. How does reflection inspire action?
Q8. How does a conceptual curriculum support action?
Q9. What is inquiry's relationship to action?
Q10. How are skills scaffolded so students have capacity to take action?

Resources

Please add links to blogs, articles and other resources relating to action here:

Ted Talk Kiran Bir Sethi: Teaching kids to take charge

Blog post by Tanya de Hoog Action FROM Learning

Great discussion at PYP Threads Role of the school in student action

Old post by @whatedsaid
http://whatedsaid.wordpress.com/2010/01/26/i-can/

Sam Sherratt: A Model for Meaningful Action inspired by the Dalai Lama

Learning is Contagious: The process of Action old post by @jasongraham99

http://www.givesmehope.com/ Twitter Length Stories of Action

http://myhero.com/go/home.asp Celebrating the best of Humanity

Action Tracker - We Are What We Do - website

Some good reads:
The World Needs Your Kid by Craig Kielburger
Take Action by Craig Kielburger
Take Action: A guide to active citizenship by Kielburgers