PYP Springboard Inquiry Box: Maps and Exploration by Simon Davidson


PYP Springboard Inquiry Box: Maps and Exploration by Simon Davidson

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 Maps and Exploration Inquiry Box is for ages 9-12. 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.

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Publication date

26th August 2011



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