During childhood, playing is an activity for children which is of outmost importance, both for their physical development and for the establishment of their individuality, so it is the ideal way to help in the formation of children at this early stage.We consider PE to be an essential part of […]

PE in Preschool

Why does math pose such a challenge to students? Most people say that being good at math is like a talent, you’re either born with it or you aren´t. Countless times I have heard parents say “When I was a kid, Math was my weakness. My child must have gotten […]

The Challenge of Math

During the month of May, the expected learning outcome for K1 allowed the children to identify the favourable conditions of water and light required for human, plant and animal life in their surroundings. In order to do this, we made different questions: what does a human need to live? What […]

What do living things need to survive?

Giving a constructivist class isn’t easy. It’s exciting, fun, edifying, productive, but never easy. It implies trying to forget everything I was taught about teaching in the last 19 years or so of academic studies. You have to take the teacher away from the front of the class, out from […]

Constructivist tasks with my first graders

In science we try to find ways for our students to build their own knowledge supported by their current and previous capabilities. We promote exploration, hoping to capture their attention with different, fun projects that result in them taking informed decisions about their own health. Currently the children are attracted […]

Healthy Food

At the start of the school year our K3 children started work on the method ‘a world of letters’, where they have seen a story that discovers each letter of the alphabet, each week. Little by little they mode progress on the big adventura, dramatizing, playing, drawing and tasting food […]

Little letters

The constructivist model that or educational institution proudly adopted allows that each one of our students to participate in an active learning process, where acting on our reality is building that learning process and at the same time the structures in his/her own mind. This model allows us to effectively […]

Reporter for a day

One of the greatest paradigms nowadays is constructivism. The student creates his or her own understanding while the teachers serve as a moderator, allowing the student to ask his or her own questions in order to arrive at the conclusion of what is real or not. In the classroom there […]

Making Constructivism a Reality