Wednesday, 19 November 2014

IB teacher blogs worth checking out!

PYP PE With Andy:
This blog does what it says on the tin. Andy is a PE teacher in a PYP school. He shares ideas for good teaching practice. I love how he makes anchor charts that are very simple and visual. Some examples of the central idea broken down and related to PE like the one below really caught my eye.

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@alisoneducates Reflections of an Early Years PYP teacher:
Written by a very passionate Pre-K teacher, this blog shows exactly how you can promote visual thinking in your classroom. She is very experienced and clearly cares a lot about becoming more knowledgeable about the best practices for active learning.

A very interesting blog giving the insights of author, Edna Sackson, into teaching and learning in an IB PYP school in Melbourne Australia. She writes in a very honest way and her posts are great to get you thinking and reflecting.

Mrs. Twist's Classroom:
Though this blog has not had a very long lifespan, I have taken lots of inspiration from Mrs. Twist. This post in particular, really stood out for me, especially when I was new to the IB way and needed to see some good examples.
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The Land of Glitter:
Run by a PYP Kindergarten teacher, this blog captures life in early years in an IB school. Click on the IB or International Baccalaureate tags to view IB-specific posts or just browse to get lots of ideas from a very passionate teacher.

PYP ICT blog:
Copenhagen International School's ICT blog shows how technological skills are taught and how they connect with the PYP.

Making PYP Happen Here:
With posts from September 2013- March 2014, this blog has lots of great ideas about how the IB is visible in the International School of Ho Chi Minh City. There are also ideas about how to incorporate parents into the learning community.

The Unquiet Librarian:
This is a blog from Buffy Hamilton, a teacher/technology specialist/librarian with over 20 years of experience. Her blog documents IB-friendly methodologies with detailed descriptions, photos and sometimes videos. This really gives an insight into inquiry in action in the MYP.

And last but not least...
... A Crucial Week:
Let's not forget little old me. I share ideas and resources some IB specific, some more general here. I also have a TPT store with IB resources

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