Box Up to 15 fiction and non-fiction books 32 page Teacher's Manual A4 list of the books in the box (for reference) Manual Series Overview What is our purpose? Links to the transdisciplinary themes Main ideas of the unit Central ideas What do we want to learn? Key concepts Tips on how to guide lines of inquiry KWL chart How might we know what we have learned? Assessment opportunities Ideas for formative assessment Ideas for summative assessment Assessment good practice Assessment sheet How best might we learn? Tuning-in activities Ideas for learning engagements Disciplinary concepts Transdisciplinary skills Example Research Organiser PYP attitudes What resources need to be gathered? Resources and the classroom environment Aspects for English language learners Supporting and extending students with learning differences Planner ideas Assessment and research sheets
Simon Davidson currently works as independent educational consultant, supporting schools with evaluation, leadership and curriculum development. He has had a variety of roles in international education, including founding the International School of Como as head teacher and working as a principal in Germany. He was editor of the book Taking the PYP Forward, with Steven Carber, which reviewed a wide variety of areas of current best practice for PYP schools. Steven Carber currently works as an independent educational consultant in the USA and professor of MEd in International Education programs in Spain, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. He has had a variety of roles in international education including presenting at international conferences in Kenya, Ghana and Mexico and authoring several articles on the PYP, including editing the book Taking the PYP Forward with Simon Davidson.