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PYP Introduction FOR PARENTS

PYP Parents Evening TIS
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Peggy Marsh

on 2 September 2013

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Transcript of PYP Introduction FOR PARENTS

IB PYP Introduction
Tsukuba
International
school
Knowledge
Action
Key Concepts
Attitudes
Skills
Tsukuba International School's Mission:

To develop critical thinkers and lifelong learners by providing opportunities for inquiry, creativity, and discovery, where respect for self, others and the environment is a core value.
IB PYP Transdisciplinary Themes:
Who We Are
Where We Are in Place and Time
Sharing the Planet
How The World Works
How We Organize Ourselves
How We Express Ourselves
12 attitudes:
Appreciation
Confidence
Creativity
Commitment
Cooperation
Curiosity
Empathy
Enthusiasm
Independence
Integrity
Respect
Tolerance
5 Trandisciplinary Skills
Communication
Research
Thinking
Social
Self-Management
8 Key Concepts:
Form - what is it?
Function - how does it work?
Causation - why is it like this?
Change - how is it changing?
Connection - how is it connected to other things?
Perspective - what are the points of view?
Responsibility - what is our responsibility?
Reflective -how do we know?
Choose
Reflect
Act
Tsukuba International School, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
What is your child learning?
Each unit has a central idea. The key concepts
encourage inquiry based questions.
The right attitude encourages
more learning opportunities.
How do teachers do this?
How do the children learn?
What happens with the new information, skills and attitudes?
The PYP consists of
Five Essential Elements
POI
The IB is more than its educational programmes and certificates. At our heart we are motivated by a mission to
create a better world through education
.


We promote intercultural understanding and respect, not as an alternative to a sense of cultural and national identity, but as an essential part of life in the 21st century.
The Exhibition
-Culmination of PYP

-A rite of passage from the PYP to the MYP

-A celebration of learning

-Applying what they have learnt and who they have become throughout their journey in the PYP (through the essential elements)

-Individual and group inquiry

-Student centered
Thank you :)

Any questions?

Tours?
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