Cristina Alvayay

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Tapijulapa: Para los amantes de la aventura

Nos lanzamos a la región del sureste para descubrir, en los alrededores de este bello Pueblo Mágico de Tabasco, tres excelentes parajes para practicar el ecoturismo entre cuevas, cascadas y tirolesas.<p>Al llegar a Tapijulapa, lo primero que noté fue la completa tranquilidad de sus calles. El suave …

The Role of Mistakes in the Classroom

They're as one teacher told me, "victims of excellence."<p>Why is this? Because success in school is too often defined as high marks on tests. And if …

Teaching

So you’re thinking about teaching internationally…

Teaching isn’t often thought as being a profession that is easily portable. People are often surprised that I teach overseas and I get a lot of …

RT @JenFriske: MC&JB, @PrairieWaters change-makers bringing their donation 2 @albertachildren. Making a difference! #rvsed #pypchat http://t.co/KAkSfo0Zo3

Playing #games with our #buddyclass Old favourites #marbles #barrelofmonkeys #pickupsticks #pypchat #mhillsed http://t.co/V13Caxl3l4

A visual metaphor for framing DEEP thinking #pypchat #ibpyp #kyoto http://t.co/kvIuQdtBtO

Really? 4 Dice Can be Beaten by 2 Dice?!?!?

Lead In: <br>We began by thinking of three different ways we could explain our central idea: <b><br>'Instead of luck, mathematicians think of probability'</b> <br>- …

Harkness discussion in Elementary Schools

This a classroom idea I stole from Chad Walsh and Sam Sherratt at Time Space education, the Harkness discussion. Put simply it is a discussion where …

6 ways to make ‘no hands up’ work

My school has a policy of ‘no hands up.’ Put simply a teacher doesn’t ask a question to the class and then pick a student from the several that have …

RT @Perrytt: Best send off a PYP Coordinator could imagine! Mr. Joel Falk and PYP 5 - "O captain! My captain!" #pypchat #humbling http://t.co/UQXZLTu9ak

Schools almost out! We are having fun building ecosystem models and using tech to present! #pypchat #Edtech #3rdchat http://t.co/jN1mz6VPef

Kinesthetic Time Travelling.......

At the weekend, I read this interesting article Why kids need to move to learn and thought about how I could get my kids to use their bodies to …

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The page you requested cannot be found. Try using the 'site search' bar at the top of the screen.<p>On a more positive note, here is a picture of AJP …

The Probability of Feeling Successful in Your Summative?

<b>= High chance!!!!</b> <br>We started our summative assessment discussing some of the activities we had done in our unit that we felt helped us understand our …

Our first set of #PYPweek questions and a quick set of instructions. #PYPweek will run until Saturday. http://t.co/nI0cqxbDpk

JOEL SNOWDEN

We believe that all of our students should have the opportunities to be leaders. Labelling a few as school leaders takes away the potential for …

Life is a learning journey

Taking Action through #PYPweek<p>0 Comments<p><i>As a PYP-educator I aspire to carry out the learner profile in all that I do. I want to lead by example and</i> …

Academic subjects alone won't 'set every child up for life'

It’s no surprise that Nicky Morgan is in favour of the English baccalaureate (EBacc). But what is genuinely puzzling is her assertion that “evidence shows” that sticking to “these core academic subjects…” – [a GCSE in maths, English, a science, a language and one of history or geography] – “… sets …

Labor Economics

Upcoming chats

Next week we would like to chat about Provocations. Our moderator for the week will be @33megan33 It will be her first time to moderate a #PYPweek …

KWL chart for the 21st Century http://t.co/5E4hbnDuCn

RT @Laotic: #PYPweek has begun. In case you missed these yesterday, here are the questions: http://t.co/tZyrFtACb5

Questions for "Action in the PYP" chat

Next week our overarching idea for #PYPweek will be <b>"Teachers promote action"</b>. Please post your chat questions in the comments below. Our moderator …