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PYP Introduction FOR PARENTS
Transcript of PYP Introduction FOR PARENTS
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
5 Trandisciplinary Skills
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?
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
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.
-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
Thank you :)