Student Led Conferences

WHAT ARE STUDENT LED CONFERENCES? End of each semester you will have an opportunity to participate in a conference led by your child. Throughout the semester, the students have developed a ortfolio that comprises samples of learning that they have selected as having an impact on their learning journey and of…

Support Learner Agency with Digital Portfolios

Display, Showcase, or Best Works Portfolios Most effective portfolios also contain a reflective element, where the student has in some form contemplated her or his own strengths and weaknesses as a learner. Portfolios can be divided into two groups: process oriented or product oriented portfolios. Out of these two main…

PYP Conferences

3-way conferences and student-led conferences A 3-way assessment provides a forum for teachers, students and parents to acknowledge student progress and achievement. Both conferences are designed to achieve one or more of the following goals: to help students demonstrate evidence of learning to teach students the process of reflection and…

Assessment in the PYP

The primary objective of the assessment is to provide student feedback on the learning process.  It identifies what students know, understand, can do, and feel at particular stages of learning.  Teachers take into account the diverse ways individuals construct meaning and apply understandings.  Formative assessment drives future learning, as it…

The Role of Home Learning

Rationale Our aim is for the students to ‘reach their fullest potential intellectually, socially, and physically’. Educating the whole student is central to this philosophy. After the school day, many students are involved in sports teams, music lessons, or first language learning – all of which help in developing the…

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