Hey, I’m Susan
Teacher-Author, Instructional Coach & Creative Curriculum Developer

 

Hey, I’m Susan
Teacher-Author, Instructional Coach & Creative Curriculum Developer

 

My online professional development course, Essentials for Inquiry: Getting Started with Student-Led Inquiry, began in 2019. Following on from my popular blog, PYPteachingtools.com, I recognised a need in our global community for an easy to implement, step-by-step programme that would bring practical tips and tools to teachers who were looking to bring authentic, student-led inquiry into their classroom. Since then, I have had the privilege of  sharing my passion with hundreds of teacher-facilitators, IB PYP Coordinators and Headteachers through my online learning platform.

 

Essentials for Inquiry has grown to include professional development workshops and global webinars, all bringing my enthusiasm for inquiry-based learning into schools and inspiring teachers from all around the world with my sincere, heartfelt passion for student-led inquiry.

 

My online professional development course, Essentials for Inquiry: Getting Started with Student-Led Inquiry, began in 2019. Following on from my popular blog, PYPteachingtools.com, I recognised a need in our global community for an easy to implement, step-by-step programme that would bring practical tips and tools to teachers who were looking to bring authentic, student-led inquiry into their classroom. Since then, I have had the privilege of  sharing my passion with hundreds of teacher-facilitators, IB PYP Coordinators and Headteachers through my online learning platform.

 

Essentials for Inquiry has grown to include professional development workshops and global webinars, all bringing my enthusiasm for inquiry-based learning into schools and inspiring teachers from all around the world with my sincere, heartfelt passion for student-led inquiry.

 
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My Story

A graduate of the University of Glasgow in Scotland, I have been teaching within an inquiry-based framework for 24 years. I consider myself an international teacher, having worked in schools in Scotland, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, the USA, France and Italy.

 

I’m an avid believer in the inquiry based process of learning, having taught mostly within the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme.  By teaching children to tune into their own curiosity of the world and to provide them with the skills and strategies necessary to find out the answers to their questions, I know  that we are creating lifelong learners with a global outlook.

After 20 years of roaming the globe, I have now returned home and am based just outside of Edinburgh in the beautiful Scottish countryside.

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