Category Archives: Research skills

Helping children’s development of inquiry skills

I love being a PYP teacher because for me inquiry is the natural way children learn. All young children love to ask questions. It’s one of the ways in which they make sense of the world and their place in … Continue reading

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Importance of Digital Literacy

Curate, Collect, Create, and Collaborate: A Digital Literacy Framework for International Schools What exactly is digital literacy, and how can we ensure that students are learning the digital skills they need in school? We classify competencies for digital literacy according … Continue reading

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Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level

Here are some tips for Search: Start with some general keywords. If your results aren’t what you want, alter the keywords to make a more specific search. I often encourage my students to put the word “kids” in to find … Continue reading

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How to prepare for Exhibition research

Here is a flow chart of how a typical research progresses: Plan, 2. Search For Information, 3.Take Notes, 4. Use the Information, 5. Report, 6. Evaluate. Now that we have a common understanding of the process, you need to decide what … Continue reading

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Research skills

In our library lessons I will be facilitating students in their journey in understanding one particular area of PYP’s Transdisciplinary Skills: RESEARCH SKILLS Our first task is that we’ll seek the definition of it: Research is searching carefully, with a method, so that … Continue reading

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