Category Archives: Growth Mindset

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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Flipped Classroom with Khan Academy resources

Teachers are always striving to find ways to be more efficient and effective. One strategy that has gained a lot of attention is “Flipped Classroom”.   This approach uses technology to extend student exposure of the conceptual understanding over period of tome … Continue reading

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