During the past 6 weeks, our youngest PYPians –the Year1, experimented with word processing and learned how to open a new file, name it and save it on the desktop, as well as opening a previously saved file. Also, they started using the space bar, backspace and enter keyboard keys. Continue reading
For the last 6 weeks of our children’s stay in year 5, we planned to tackle the theme of blogging with what entitles of content creation, sharing and being responsible digital citizens. Then, it has been brought to my attention that our year 5 are already eloquent in the area, and most of them already blog! And as they haven’t had prior experience with data handling in a spreadsheet yet, we agreed as a class to change our plan: We made a spreadsheet of our dream jobs! Continue reading
In a PYP school, the culmination of primary school learning is the exhibition unit, in which students carry out an extended, collaborative inquiry. The exhibition synthesizes the essential elements of the program: knowledge, trans-disciplinary skills, concepts, attitudes and action.
Our year 4 children created a math quiz in Scratch! Working on this project was not easy, as it constituted a major leap in the children’s coding skills required for a smooth start in year 5 next year. Continue reading
During the past 6 weeks, our year 3 children worked on the theme of handling data. They did a fantastic job making spreadsheet maths in Microsoft Excel! Continue reading
As our year 6 students embarked on their exhibition unit, we had scheduled for a session on information literacy and credibility with them. The session took place on Tuesday May 10, in year 6 A joining both year 6 groups together. Continue reading