PYP Springboard Inquiry Box: Food by Simon Davidson, Aine Gahan, Sandrine Limbourg


PYP Springboard Inquiry Box: Food by Simon Davidson, Aine Gahan, Sandrine Limbourg

PYP Springboard inquiry boxes can be used flexibly by teachers and students of the International Baccalaureate(R) Primary Years Programme, supporting a school's inquiry programme and the teaching of the units of inquiry. The Food Inquiry Box is for ages 3-6. It contains a collection of mixed-ability fiction and non-fiction books to enable students to practise research skills and explore their own lines of inquiry within the unit. The teacher's manual gives guidance and support offering: - Links to the appropriate transdisciplinary themes and skills, key concepts and PYP attitudes - Suggestions for central ideas - Questions to ask the students to provoke meaningful discussion and inquiry - Ideas for learning engagements - Flexible assessment sheets and research organisers - Formative and summative assessment ideas - Links to the learner profile - Links to other disciplinary concepts. To view the entire range of PYP products, click here

About the Author

Simon Davidson currently works as independent educational consultant, supporting schools with evaluation, leadership and curriculum development. He has had a variety of roles in international education, including founding the International School of Como as head teacher and working as a principal in Germany. He was editor of the book Taking the PYP Forward, with Steven Carber, which reviewed a wide variety of areas of current best practice for PYP schools. Sandrine Limbourg has over 10 years experience in international education and is currently a PYP Pre-Kindergarten teacher and team leader at St John's International School in Belgium. Aine Gahan is a PYP Pre-Kindergarten teacher at St John's International School in Belgium. She has over 20 years experience in international education and specialises in EAL for Pre-Kindergarten. She has worked within the PYP since its conception.

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Simon Davidson, Aine Gahan, Sandrine Limbourg
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Publication date

24th June 2011



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