PYP Progress Reports Pop-Up
April 10, 2021 from 9:00 am GMT
Mihai Catrinar, Srinanda Gupta, Zita Joyce, Rezuan Chowdhury, Ingrid McCormack & Valeriia Samoilenko
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Workshop – 1 | 9:00 am GMT

Panel Discussion on Approaches to Progress Reports

Often fraught with misconceptions, Progress Reports are almost mystical. What is the right way to report? Is there one right way? What is an authentic report?

Join experienced IB educators, Mihai Cartinar and Rezuan Chowdhury, along with PYP Coordinators, Zita Joyce and Srinanda Gupta as we discuss how PYP schools around the world are approaching progress reports in 2021. Discover diverse perspectives, access best practices, and get strategies to make Progress Reports valuable for all members of the teaching and learning community!

Key Objectives 

  • Dissect diverse approaches to Progress Reports through authentic examples.
  • Listen to how PYP educators and school leaders across the world make reports.
  • Explore best practices and strategies to make reporting valuable for all members of the learning community.

Workshop – 2 | 10:00 am GMT

Reporting in the Early Years – Best Practices During Blended Learning

Report writing is often both, the most exciting and daunting part of a teacher’s year! Whether teaching in-person or online, join Ingrid McCormack to explore how you can make progress reports in the Early Years come alive. Discover strategies to gather evidence that best informs reporting, and consider ways to organize the myriad of observations that we accumulate. Explore best practices to identify evidence that is meaningful in tracking the progress our young students make, especially during virtual learning.

Key Objectives 

  • Discover the purpose of the reporting mechanism for young learners.
  • Dive into samples and best practices from Early Years classrooms.
  • Explore strategies to gather focused evidence during virtual and blended learning.

Workshop – 3 | 11:00 am GMT

How to Make Learning Visible with Toddle – Progress Reports

Join Team Toddle to explore tricks and tips on how to report on students’ progress and generate beautiful, customized progress reports on Toddle. Discover how you can share the learning journey of your students in various formats and give parents a window into their child’s progress. Join us to explore new features of Toddle Progress Reports that will help you save time and create authentic reports!

Key Objectives 

  • Discover how you can create beautiful, visual Progress Reports on Toddle.
  • Explore various formats of Progress Reports on Toddle.
  • Dive into new features of Toddle Progress Reports and save time while reporting.

Talk hosts
Mihai Catrinar
Experienced PYP Educator
Srinanda Gupta
Assistant Principal and PYP Coordinator, Dwight School London
Zita Joyce
PYP Coordinator, Stonehill International School
Rezuan Chowdhury
Experienced PYP Educator
Ingrid McCormack
Experienced IB Educator
Valeriia Samoilenko
School Success Manager, Toddle

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Mihai Catrinar
Mihai Catrinar is a passionate IB PE educator and workshop leader who enjoys taking students on a purposeful journey to self-improvement. As an IB educator he enjoys building meaningful and engaging learning environments for his students while integrating the latest technology. He holds a BA in Physical Education and a Master of Arts in Technology, Education and Learning. Mihai has over 14 years of international experience working in the Middle East and South-East Asia. In his current position, Mihai promotes student’s global awareness and understanding of sport values. He is a Learning that Transfers Endorsed Educator, where he promotes a culture of transfer with a growing team of like-minded educators from all around the world. Mihai blogs at FitnwitPE and he tweets @fitnwitpe
Srinanda Gupta
Srinanda is a passionate PYP educator and school leader with over 17 years of experience across many international schools. She is now fulfilling the role of the Assistant Principal and PYP Coordinator at Dwight School London. Her core beliefs about education are respecting young minds and nurturing them to think beyond the obvious. Srinanda enjoys spending time with children and listening to them. Having 'conversations' with children, taking the time out on a busy day to play tag, respecting their individual personalities and their work, showing them 'you care' are a few things she loves doing for her children. Srinanda never has Monday morning blues!
Zita Joyce
Zita Joyce is currently the PYP co-ordinator at Stonehill International School, Bangalore. With a total of 13 years of experience in this role, she has successfully lead teaching teams across multiple countries including the UK, Slovakia, and Malaysia. As a co-ordinator, she strives to push her thinking abilities while offering her teams endless opportunities to collaborate and empower themselves to become agents of their own learning.
Rezuan Chowdhury
Rezuan is an IB facilitator at Abdul Kadir Molla International School, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He completed his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration and began teaching in the IB in 2010. He believes in sharing and learning through research in education, and his articles “Impact of COVID on Online Teaching Platform: Study on IB Curriculum in Bangladesh” and "Impact of E learning in the education sector: Challenges and prospects of collaboration in remote learning” have been published in the USA and Malaysia respectively. He has led several student workshops globally and is passionate about making students agentic learners.
Ingrid McCormack
Ingrid McCormack is a passionate IB early years educator and experienced school leader. As a workshop leader, facilitator of online learning, and content developer, Ingrid has worked closely with educators across various settings and locations. She is passionate about developing lifelong learners and believes that each set of PD offers growth for participants and the facilitators.
Valeriia Samoilenko
Valeriia is a PYP Early Years Teacher and PYP Early Years Coordinator, proficient in the IB PYP programme and other international curriculums with expertise in Arts, Languages, and ICT. She believes that every member of the learning community has voice, choice, and ownership to impact learning and teaching. At Toddle, she works closely with teachers and school leaders from around the world to supercharge their PYP implementation.
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PYP Progress Reports Pop-Up
Panel Discussion on Approaches to Progress Reports

Often fraught with misconceptions, Progress Reports are almost mystical. What is the right way to report? Is there one right way? What is an authentic report?

Join experienced IB educators, Mihai Cartinar and Rezuan Chowdhury, along with PYP Coordinators, Zita Joyce and Srinanda Gupta as we discuss how PYP schools around the world are approaching progress reports in 2021. Discover diverse perspectives, access best practices, and get strategies to make Progress Reports valuable for all members of the teaching and learning community!

Reporting on Virtual Learning in the Early Years

Report writing is often both, the most exciting and daunting part of a teacher's year! Whether teaching in-person or online, join Ingrid McCormack to explore how you can make progress reports in the Early Years come alive. Discover strategies to gather evidence that best informs reporting, and consider ways to organize the myriad of observations that we accumulate. Explore best practices to identify evidence that is meaningful in tracking the progress our young students make, especially during virtual learning.

How to make learning visible with Toddle - Progress Reports

Join Team Toddle to explore tricks and tips on how to report on students’ progress and generate beautiful, customized progress reports on Toddle. Discover how you can share the learning journey of your students in various formats and give parents a window into their child’s progress. Join us to explore new features of Toddle Progress Reports that will help you save time and create authentic reports!