Archives for October, 2015

Oct
30

Halloween, culture celebration and expression

In PYP it’s not just about dressing up: we examine how we value the meaning of traditions and festivities, not just how you celebrate them and get ready for them. Here are some snapshots of our Halloween celebration in PYP.                                  […]

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Oct
27

The biggest language organ

We commonly hear that kinesthetic learners need to move, touch and experience in order to learn, but I wonder if we ever think about how we are all potential kinesthetic learners due to our skin: our biggest organ, and one of the connections to the information registered in every tangible thing in our world. Through […]

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Oct
20

EAL Student Engaging with Homework

One of the most rewarding experiences language teachers can have is to witness how learners commence to live the language they are learning, and when they start to construct meaning with the structures and vocabulary they have acquired. This rewarding experience becomes even more significant when the context in which learners decide to share their […]

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Oct
13

The Better to Inform you with

‘Oh! Grandmother,’ she said, ‘what big ears you have!’ ‘All the better to hear you with, my child,’ was the reply. ‘But, grandmother, what big eyes you have!’ she said. ‘All the better to see you with, my dear.’ ‘But, grandmother, what large hands you have!’ ‘All the better to hug you with.’ — Little […]

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