Inquiring into Inquiry; an Early Years Guide to Discovery

“At its very heart, inquiry is about investigation. It occurs when the learner seeks to discover/resolve/create/uncover/understand something. Inquirers are most often driven by questions.” Kath Murdoch, Blog: JustWondering  If inquiry learning is the act of discovering something new, how do Early Years teachers facilitate uncovering new discoveries when the whole experience of learning, school and life is so exciting? Every Early Years teacher (and parent) knows … Continue reading Inquiring into Inquiry; an Early Years Guide to Discovery

Student Agency in the Early Years

Student Agency in the Early Years; A step by step approach Student agency is the hot buzzword in education at the moment, the importance of it is definite, especially as the enhanced PYP has embedded it into the core.  However, with every new buzzword there comes a feeling of of dread and anxiety to implement it and master it immediately from already over-burdened teachers. The … Continue reading Student Agency in the Early Years