Here are the posters I use to illustrate the PYP Key Concepts visually. The text is taken from the IB PYP’s Making it Happen. If you use these posters, please add a comment below. I’m curious if I’ve been able to help other teachers.¬†Also, if you have any suggestions, please tell me. PYP Key Concepts […]

Question Sort vs. PYP Key Concepts

Good inquiry requires good questions. For several years I have explicitly taught my students how to ask good questions. Over time, my understanding of the art of questioning has changed, as I continue to learn how to help students create powerful and interesting research questions. As I see it, my understanding has had three stages […]

Text to Self, Text, and World

This is a Microsoft Word template I made to help students make connections to what they are reading. It has three columns: text to self, text to text, and text to word. Each column has a short description of what that kind of connection is (“Connect what you are reading to something from your life.”)¬†, […]