This year, throughout the school, teachers have been focused on the concept of mastery: lifting the level of all students–no matter their current level of proficiency–to greater heights. One important area of focus for teachers across the Montessori, PYP, MYP and DP divisions has been literacy, specifically, writing. We began this year by asking the […]
As an action component for their unit entitled “Arts as a voice of society”, MYP 2 Chinese Language Acquisition students decided to take a challenge in their language classes and do research in order to enhance the connection between their work and this unit’s statement of inquiry: Art can be used to create empathy, and as a […]
In Grade 10 Language Acquisition Chinese class, our current unit is You Believe What. Students investigated the chopsticks cultures of China, Korea and Japan. Students learned how to master their skills by picking up different items with chopsticks. They further learned the similarities and differences between cultures that use chopsticks.