IB Primary Years Programme

Mar
07

On the Edge of our Seats – Seussical Jr. Tickets now Available!

What’s that I hear? The time is near! Grab your seat for a musical treat! That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, now’s your chance to step into a world of whimsy and fun at the Lewin Theatre on March 24th and 25th for the QAIS production of Seussical Jr. Tickets can be purchased at the QAIS […]

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Mar
06

Students Share Their World – Primary Years Program Unit Celebration

IB PYP Grade 1, 2 and 3 students invited parents for unit celebrations to demonstrate what they learned in their units.

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Feb
27

The Great Debate – Grade 6 debate on technology

Students investigated and researched the effects of technology throughout their unit, and they were able to present their arguments in front of a set of judges, as well as their peers, teachers, parents, and members of the QAIS administration.

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Feb
27

Let the Games Begin – Grades 1 and 5 play learn through games

Grade 5 students have taken what they’ve learned in their recent unit on energy and have applied it in a most engaging and creative way: through games.

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Nov
12

Where We Are In Place And Time

The IB describes the transdisciplinary theme Where we are in place and time as: “An inquiry into orientation in place and time; personal histories; homes and journeys; the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind; the relationships between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilizations, from local and global perspectives.” How fitting that a cohort of […]

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Oct
13

Celebrating, Sharing, and Reflecting

The theme of our fist unit of inquiry in Grade 3 was Who We Are, and as a class we explored the central idea of how people’s cultural background has an impact on their beliefs, values and actions.  This past Friday we invited the parents in to share and celebrate the completion of our newspaper […]

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Jan
27

Grade 3-4 – Production, Supply, and Demand

Our unit took us to Thumb Plaza as we explored how goods and services are produced and supplied. Our summative activity was holding a market at lunch in the cafeteria, which was attended by the whole school! Students worked in pairs to develop, produce, and market their product. The whole class made a profit of […]

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Sep
02

Grade 2 Class Puzzle

Last week, the Grade 2 class made a class puzzle! Each student personalized a piece of the puzzle that symbolized themselves and their hopes for this year. They then worked collaboratively together to piece the puzzle together. You can see it on the wall in the PYP hallway.

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