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Volunteers needed to mentor 5th grade students for IB Exhibition

We are looking for 25 English and/or Portuguese speaking volunteers to mentor Harmony Grove 5th graders with their IB PYP Exhibition projects!

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What is the IB PYP Exhibition?

  • At International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB PYP) schools around the world, students in 5th grade do a final inquiry project called the PYP Exhibition where they research and take action to share what they learn with their community.


What is the role of a mentor?

  • Facilitate five 30 minute meetings with your group of 3-5 students

  • Encourage and support students by: 

    • asking questions to promote thinking and reflection

    • helping with research and self-management skills

    • clarifying difficult information as needed

    • suggesting ways students can take action in our community

    • giving feedback to help students reflect on their learning and their next steps


When will the help of a mentor be needed?

  • Mentors will meet once a week for 30 minutes for the five weeks leading up the Exhibition Day on Thursday June 8th

    • Preferred days & times:

      • May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25, June 1

      • Time options (same each week): 10:30-11:00 or 11:00-11:30

    • If you are interested in mentoring but cannot meet on the preferred days & times, we may be able to coordinate the meetings at a different day or time


Where will we meet?

  • Harmony Grove Elementary School, 169 Leland St. Framingham, MA in the 5th grade classrooms


Who do we need as mentors?


How can I sign up to be a mentor or find out more information?

  • If you are interested or want more information, email Heather Flugrad 

(IB PYP Coordinator) at by April 14, 2023