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Google Portfolios model “Making the PYP Happen” and “ICT in the PYP”

“Schools have a responsibility to show evidence of student learning. Portfolios are one method of collecting and storing information that can be used to document and assess student progress and achievement.” – Making the PYP Happen “Learners’ awareness, use and … Continue reading

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Shared concerns for a new school year

I am about to be the ‘new teacher’ again for the 4th time in my life. My usual feelings of nervousness and excitement are resurfacing as I am to report to my new school and new team next week! This … Continue reading

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Don’t keep students in the dark

Have you ever been in a PD session where the following occurs: The session leader instructs everybody to take out a piece of paper and complete a task such as, “Draw a picture of the beach” (for example). Everyone in … Continue reading

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