June 4th, 2014
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The International Baccalaureate aims to develop
inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people
who help to create a b...
*International Baccalaureate Primary Years
Programme
*Different from MYP(Middle Years Programme)
*Different from DP (Diplo...
*
*Orthodoxies
*
*The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is a
curriculum framework designed for students
aged 3 to 12.
*It focuses on the development of the whole
child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and
in the world outside.
*
*It is defined by six transdisciplinary themes of
global significance, explored using knowledge
and skills derived from si...
Transdisciplinary
Themes
*
*
*engages students in relevant and meaningful
experiences to inspire a lifelong love of
learning” and it “create[s] and s...
*
*Will my child’s teacher be trained?
*What does the classroom look like?
*What about the costs?
*
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*An annual fee of $400 per student is
anticipated. This is in alignment with other IB
PYP schools in West Vancouver.
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*.2 IB PYP Coordinator
*.3 Increased Kindergarten – Grade 7 Music
Specialist = .7 Total Music Specialist time
*.3 Increa...
*
*Federal French Board-held funds will be
accessed to support the implementation of
this program. As the IB PYP program r...
*
* Shared Global Internationally recognized curriculum
* Connections to professional learning communities from around the...
*
*The IB Primary Years Programme addresses students’
academic, social and emotional well-being
*encourages students to de...
*
*engages students in relevant and meaningful
experiences to inspire a lifelong love of
learning” and it “create[s] and s...
*
*Parking lot
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"What is IB PYP?" Information SessionJune 6th, 2014

  1. 1. June 4th, 2014 *
  2. 2. * The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the IB works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate, and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
  3. 3. *International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme *Different from MYP(Middle Years Programme) *Different from DP (Diploma Programme)
  4. 4. * *Orthodoxies
  5. 5. * *The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is a curriculum framework designed for students aged 3 to 12.
  6. 6. *It focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside.
  7. 7. *
  8. 8. *It is defined by six transdisciplinary themes of global significance, explored using knowledge and skills derived from six subject areas, with a powerful emphasis on inquiry-based learning
  9. 9. Transdisciplinary Themes
  10. 10. *
  11. 11. * *engages students in relevant and meaningful experiences to inspire a lifelong love of learning” and it “create[s] and support[s] innovative practices and inquiry-based teaching and learning environments.”
  12. 12. * *Will my child’s teacher be trained? *What does the classroom look like? *What about the costs?
  13. 13. *
  14. 14. * *An annual fee of $400 per student is anticipated. This is in alignment with other IB PYP schools in West Vancouver.
  15. 15. * *.2 IB PYP Coordinator *.3 Increased Kindergarten – Grade 7 Music Specialist = .7 Total Music Specialist time *.3 Increased Kindergarten – Grade 7 PE Specialist = .7 Total PE Specialist time
  16. 16. * *Federal French Board-held funds will be accessed to support the implementation of this program. As the IB PYP program resources are available in French, this will be an appropriate use of these funds.
  17. 17. * * Shared Global Internationally recognized curriculum * Connections to professional learning communities from around the world * Increased staffing to provide collaborative time for teachers – specialists for students * IB coordinator on staff * Pro-d for staff including workshops and conferences * Use of all IB curriculum and materials * Funds for enrichment opportunities such as fieldtrips and guest speakers * External support from consultants and evaluators * Membership fees for IBO
  18. 18. * *The IB Primary Years Programme addresses students’ academic, social and emotional well-being *encourages students to develop independence and to take responsibility for their own learning *supports students’ efforts to gain understanding of the world and to function comfortably within it *helps students establish personal values as a foundation upon which international-mindedness will develop and flourish. *An aim of the PYP is to create a transdisciplinary curriculum that is engaging, relevant, challenging and significant for learners in the 3-12 age range.”
  19. 19. * *engages students in relevant and meaningful experiences to inspire a lifelong love of learning” and it “create[s] and support[s] innovative practices and inquiry-based teaching and learning environments.”
  20. 20. * *Parking lot
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