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'The Trading Game' ~ A classroom simulation

As part of our final PYP unit of inquiry for this year my students are examining the central idea “Organization is critical to the effective use of natural resources.” 993 more words


Taking Notes on Biodiversity

Fifth grade has spent a great deal of time outside during our inquiry into how biodiversity relies on maintaining the interdependent balance of organisms within an ecosystem… 228 more words


Visiting the Kantor Walikota Bekasi

On Monday, 8 December 2014, our students had a memorable learning experience to support our Unit of Inquiry (The government system influences the lives of the citizens) as they visited Kantor Walikota Bekasi (the Mayor’s office of Bekasi).  240 more words

Learning Experiences

Collecting Data on Teeth

Students have been working on the IB transdisciplinary theme titled “How We Organize Ourselves”.  Our central idea with this theme is:  “People collect data (information) to better understand the world”.   173 more words


PYP Exhibition Stories: Matt's World

It is crucial that as teachers we find ways to bring in talents, skills and knowledge into the classroom. Matt is a fine example of this. 96 more words

Where We Are In Place And Time

Concentric Circles - Community Connections

Concentric circles can be used in just about every context and learning experience. This clip shows how concentric circles can be used to identify people in our community. 94 more words

Where We Are In Place And Time

PYPx Stories: Kane & Arisht

These two are designing and building race tracks for model cars, like Hot Wheels. They feel there are not enough “non-sport” options for the kids in the school and that many of them will love racing cars on their tracks. 25 more words

Where We Are In Place And Time