What Are We Teaching Anymore?

Thinking about teaching and creativity has made me realise that AI and the dawn of pressing buttons to automatically create things is upon us. Even tools like Canva have pivoted with AI tools to allow us all to create without…creating. Kinda. Inquiring and Analysing has become a minefield of navigating …

Using Pictionary to Explore Concepts in MYP Design

The hardest part about teaching and learning in a concept based curriculum is….teaching and learning based around concepts! Instead of teaching about volcanoes you teach through the lens of “change” in the area of science. This concept of…concept based learning…is especially tricky with new students (and new teachers). The definition …

IB Learner Profile with Animals…Yeah, Why Not?

Meh, I like animals so I made some IB Learner Profile posters with animals. That is all. PDF download from Google Drive. Large file download (you won’t be able to preview them but you can see them below). All photos from Google Image Search  “Labelled For Non Commercial Reuse with Modification”.

Bridging the Gap Between PYP and MYP With Design

It’s a tough job to allow our final year students of PYP to practically interact with one of the MYP learning frameworks. I find the best way is through Design and the MYP Design Cycle. After all, problem solving happens in every grade and the four stages of the MYP …

Simplifying the PYP and MYP….Graphically!

Just a short post to illustrate a request that @Shaza33 had (I’m sure she’ll be writing up a post over on her own blog real soon about how she worked with what I did!). The PYP and MYP models have a layer of rings to illustrate what makes up the …