Category Archives: Growth Mindset

Learning By Doing – Importance of Arts, Craft, and Design

As a learning activity, arts, crafts, and design have traditionally been passed over in favor of more academic pursuits. However, it has been proven time after time that craft – particularly developmentally appropriate craft activities that stimulate fine motor skills … Continue reading

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Making Global Connections

Global Read Aloud During October KIS students have already been and will be making connections all around the globe. Our Upper-Grade School: G3 – 5 are reading The Wild Robot, our G2 is reading Fenway and Hattie and our younger … Continue reading

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ePortfolio; Reflections and Suggestions

Assessment in the PYP is guided by a variety of publications. The most important of course are MTPYPH, Standards and Practices, and Assessment in the PYP.  Support of the rationale to use portfolios as part of the Reporting and Assessed curriculum can … Continue reading

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Student voice through reflection

Student Voice – Becoming a metacognitive thinker Metacognition in school context is thinking about one’s thinking.  More precisely it refers to the processes we use to plan, monitor, and assess our own understanding, learning, and performance. To be able to teach … Continue reading

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