UPDATED!! 07/19/16 Ever wonder how to teach using the inquiry method? I developed this packet based on of the new B.C. Curriculum. My goal was to do as many inquiry based lessons as I could. I have tested these lessons and I found it challenging for my students but very engaging! Please redown
This document is designed for students to create a booklet of all of the learner profiles.
Showcase various books for the 10 learner profiles - I like to read one a day
Each day after reading, have students fill in a character page for each of the traits
This can be used as an ongoing tool - have
Did you know that there are other traditions besides the Tooth Fairy or the Tooth Mouse? Some children throw their tooth on a roof, some wrap it in cotton wool and put it in a river. Other children bury their teeth and some children make wishes.This research pack is student friendly and ready to go!
My students complete a reflection sheet on Friday afternoons. This is a great way for them to think about their strengths and what they can work on the following week. It's also a great activity for substitutes!
Flippables, foldables, 3d models, experiments, research, trans-disciplinary…….all in the name of inquiry based science. This 90 page,6 week, IB PYP unit of inquiry is looking at the human body and how our organs and systems are interdependent, together with how we compare to the systems that give l
In my PYP classroom my students learn the 10 learner profile traits throughout the year. In this pack students will create their own learner profile booklet. After interactively reading a story to your students focused around each trait, students add pages to their own profile booklet and respond
Fun ways to encourage reflection and goal setting. Reflection can be a tricky concept to genuinely learn. Often it becomes filling out the “usual” things and is not really meaningful for the student. These IB PYP reflection sheets are designed to try to help the children think more about the speci
FULLY UPDATED AND REMODELED 7-30-2016!!!
This product will help your students learn the basics of classifying different types of animals based upon their similarities. Worksheets and a sorting center will help students be independent investigators into the types of animals who live on our earth wh
This is a great icebreaker activity for the first week of school!
Students each receive a puzzle piece that they design and then present to the class. This is a great way for students to learn about each other and it also allows students the opportunity to work on their public speaking, not to m
Use these Key Concept Puzzles and Cards to help your PYP students better understand and remember the eight IB Key Concepts. Puzzles & Cards can be laminated and cut for use in matching center activities Recording sheet is included for reinforcement. Small versions of the Key Concepts can be p
This complete, hands on, inquiry based, inter-disciplinary unit is designed with the 5th grade Colorado Academic standards in mind, together with the key concepts of the International Baccalaureate’s PYP. The interactive notebook aspect keeps the children engaged and they have to think independently
Character Through Goal Setting
Grades 3-5. Smart Goals are the Best Goals. Students will explore self discipline (strive to be thinkers) through goal setting. Students will be able to define short –term and long-term goals and the steps needed to reach longer term goals. Includes posters for visual
Inquiry is all about exploring and this complete IB PYP unit of inquiry is all about exploring explorers! With over 100 pages filled with activities, this printable packet is a complete, trans-disciplinary unit filled with engaging, hands on lessons, interactive notebook activities and research ba
Voter Registration Cards for students can be used for your own mock election! Several versions of the student voter registration cards are included for IB-PYP campuses and non IB-PYP campuses.
(One card has the IB attitudes as a border.)
One page is set up to look like a postcard that can be printe
Little kids rule with this complete getting started kit. This is 58 pages of a colorful and eye-catching version of my IB PYP posters, designed for the younger kids, K through 3rd grade. The language within these posters is aligned with the International Baccalaureate Organization's actual descripti
Homework suddenly becomes FUN and meaningful! Double whammy! Be the coolest teacher in the school with these engaging inquiry based tasks focusing on the 6 IB PYP themes. This EASY TO EDIT packet contains 6 themed homework sheets with 9 trans-disciplinary activities in each theme, giving a total o
This unit includes:
Experimenting with Toys (Inquiry Lesson about motion)
Experimenting with Toys (Creating a hypothesis)
Swings (Creating a hypothesis)
Balance (Using a counter balance)
Tops (Creating a top that spins, creating an experiment, graphing)
FOSS kit response sheets
This hands on, 22 page, interactive booklet is designed to be used as a means of facilitating the IB PYP Attitudes within the upper elementary. I designed it with my 4th grade in mind but it can be used with 3rd, 5th and 6th. It can be done within a week of focus lessons or longer, depending on how
These create your own banners or bunting bring a splash of thinking and creativity to your classroom, especially useful at the beginning of the school year, when the kids are reflecting upon their Learner Profile and their IB Attitudes. They are easy to assemble and have the option of having the st
Within this 55 page packet, is a complete 4-6 week bundle of engaging lessons and fun inquiry-based science activities to support the International Baccalaureate’s PYP theme of How the World Works with the central idea of how changes to the Earths atmosphere are affecting our weather conditions toda
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Hands on science becomes easy to incorporate into your day with this easy prep, inquiry based learning packet of activities that encourages thinking, communication and questioning within children, from 2nd-5th grade. The skills de
Space….the final frontier! Flippables, foldables and many more interactive activities. This hands on, engaging , complete IB PYP unit of inquiry ties in with the theme of How the World Works and Earth science according to the New Generation Science standards. The central idea is how space exploratio
Making the IB PYP meaningful and authentic. This set of classroom posters include language from the International Baccalaureate’s description of the Learner Profile and IB Attitudes. Each poster comes with endearing and funny pictures of animals, to help visualise the meaning behind the words and t
Combining literacy within the IB PYP Learner Profile helps to reinforce the profile of a learner and helps your students to gain a deeper understanding of what the Learner Profile means about being a whole learner. UK & USA spelling.
These fun, differentiated reading task cards are aligned with
Making the IB PYP meaningful and authentic. These classroom posters include language from the International Baccalaureate’s description of the Learner Profile and IB Attitudes. Each profile trait comes with endearing and funny pictures of animals, to help visualise the meaning behind the words and t
This resource is a great way to introduce and develop understanding of the IB Learner Profile attributes. This resource provides a book list with correlating reading response sheets to compile into a K-2 book study of the IB Learner Profile.
Similar to my IB Learner Profiles book, this document is designed for students to create a booklet of all of the IB Attitudes.
Showcase various books for the 12 IB attitudes - I like to read one a day.
Each day after reading, have students fill in a character page for each of the IB attitudes.
This is a very fun assessment/project that provides students the opportunity to explore the creative world of web design while working through the process of the Design Cycle. The Unit Question students are working towards is as follows: How can I use technology to properly and safely communicate?
Drama! It brings out the risk-taking, creativity in all kids and everyone has so much fun! These printable cards are just one of my drama circle activities that I use to practice the trans-disciplinary skills of cooperation, social, communication and thinking to name a few. One card begins the roun
Making the IB PYP meaningful and authentic by including the children in the development of your classroom bulletin boards. These blank templates are fantastic for creating your own classroom posters. The children can draw and colour a scene that they visualise to connect with each profile trait an
Animals and Habitat MEGA Bundle
Animals and habitats instantly lend themselves to engagement and wonder, but even more so through the activities and projects included in this MEGA Bundle. You will find over 200 pages that will keep your students screaming with joy every lesson. This bundle include
Homework suddenly becomes FUN and meaningful! Double whammy! Be the coolest teacher in the school with these engaging inquiry based tasks focusing on math skills. This EASY print and go packet contains 9 themed homework sheets with 9 trans-disciplinary activities in each theme, giving a total of 8
Eye-catching and fun! This is a 36 page packet of classroom posters and activities. The colorful, printable posters are designed to educate the children on the Key Concepts used within the International Baccalaureate’s PYP. By familiarising my students with the key concepts, there is more opportunit
Integrity for the Littles…
A great lesson on Integrity for K-2. Includes the Aesop's Fable "Honest Woodcutter" retold in kid-friendly language. Play Integrity Basketball to practice the skill even further. Fun and engaging! Your kids will love it.
With the Learner Profile being the centre of the IB PYP, this interactive activity is a great way to help the children learn what it means to become a whole learner. ! This flip flap book is a fun and engaging , interactive activity that can be used to help students in grades 3-6 learn more about
Use this Experiment Packing as a summative assessment for a unit on Force and Motion. It could also be used as a preassessment or provocation (IB) to a unit on Force and Motion to see what the students already know. What a fun activity to do with your class!
This Experiment Packet contains:
International Baccalaureate: IB Learner profile attitude student interactive book
Completely updated August 2016.
International Baccalaureate IB attitude student interactive book. Students can customize this book to make their own by coloring in the cover, attitude, and writing or drawin
With the Learner Profile as the centre of the PYP and the attitudes as the means towards developing those profile traits, this bundled pack helps to develop this understanding and connection of the two . The IB Attitudes help the children to develop the attributes of the Learner Profile. Flip fla
Experiments ! Math fun! Food chains! And flipables, foldables, gardening, web quests, and the science goes on and on. This makes you the coolest teacher ever! Kids love inquiry based learning and there are over 70 pages full of hands on inquiry that engages and promotes learning in this complete, i
Use these PYP Attitude Puzzles and Cards to help your PYP students better understand and remember the PYP Attitudes. Puzzles & Cards can be laminated and cut for use in center activities. Two recording sheets are included for reinforcement and assessment. Small versions of the IB PYP Attitudes c
Develop their natural curiosity with structured research, key concepts and presentations. These print and go cards are designed to help children learn more about researching for answers. The trans disciplinary skills are covered well within this packet, as the children learn to research their inquir
Big kids rule with this complete getting started kit. This is 58 pages of a colorful and eye-catching version of my IB PYP posters, designed for the older kids, 3rd through 6th grade. The language within these posters is aligned with the International Baccalaureate Organization's actual descriptions
This Identity and Culture Unit is designed for Spanish 3+. This mini-unit can be used as a stand alone unit or as supplementary readings for class. Check out the table of contents below.
Bonus resource: Download this video on Identity and activities...very deep, but the students will love it.
Interactive bookmarks! Fun and engaging and they promote a greater degree of thinking within the reader. Use these 18 DIFFERENT printable, interactive bookmarks within literacy to help to facilitate a greater understanding of the IB PYP Key Concepts, Learner Profile and the IB Attitudes and how they
Drama and Valentines! It brings out the risk-taking, creativity in all kids and everyone has so much fun! These printable cards are just one of my drama circle activities that I use to practice the trans-disciplinary skills of cooperation, social, communication and thinking to name a few. One card
Character Through Goal Setting
Lesson series for the character trait “self discipline” and the PYP Learner Profile “thinker.” Explores goal setting K-5.
Includes SIX Lessons:
K-1: Students will explore self discipline (strive to be thinkers) through goal setting. Students will be able to define t
Character Through Goal Setting
Grades K-2: Hike up goal mountain! Choose a goal and then decide if each card works toward the goal (move forward) or away from the goal (stay in place). Reach the top of goal mountain and achieve your dreams!
Character Ed Trait: Self-discipline
PYP Learner Profile:
Are you looking for fun activities to have your students explore ocean animals and their amazing habitats? This unit has a variety of whole group, small group and independent activities to help your students explore, inquire, and comprehend the ocean habitat in a fun and engaging way. . It also span
Inquiry based math offers collaborative learning and hands on inquiry requiring the children to solve problems, think critically as they have to measure the school, calculate area and perimeter, design a playground, find out the population of the school and which grade has the most students and so m