Pyp to myp transition for parents june 2013

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Pyp to myp transition for parents june 2013

  1. 1. PYP to MYP Transition
  2. 2. *  English  A/B  placement  test  &  language  profile  survey  *  Year  6  Camp  (Secondary  Counselor  attends)  *  Transition  meetings  with  teachers  *  Secondary  teachers  mentoring  Exhibition  groups  *  Assembly  invitations  *  Organization  and  Stress  Management  sessions  *  Taster  Day  *  Year  level  meeting  in  August  Transition  Procedures  
  3. 3. IB Learner Profile3
  4. 4. The  end  of  PYP  Exhibition: Knowledge, Concepts, Skills, Attitudes, ActionPYP students can:•  Engage in in-depth inquiry•  Work collaboratively•  Demonstrate independence and responsibility•  Explore multiple perspectives•  Reflect•  Think and take actionExtending their learning through MiddleCAS•  Creativity•  Action•  Service
  5. 5. The  beginning  of  MYP  • Concept based• Skills based(approaches to learning)• Inquiry driven• Whole child• Inclusive nature
  6. 6. Comparing PYP to MYPSubject  Groups  PYP   MYP  Subject  Areas  Art  Music  Social  Studies  Languages  (English,  Spanish,  Portuguese)  Mathematics  PE  Science  ICT  Arts  (Drama,  Music,  Visual  Arts)  HumaniBes  Language  A  (English,  Portuguese,  Spanish)  Language  B  (or  A)  (English,  Portuguese,  Spanish)  MathemaBcs  Physical  EducaBon  Science  Technology  (Computer  Technology,  Design  Technology)  *Each  subject  group  is  taught  for  four  periods  a  week  throughout  the  year  
  7. 7. *  Secondary  Principal-­‐  Nicole  Schmidt  (B-­‐7)  *  Secondary  Deputy  Principal-­‐  Rory  Galvin  (B-­‐7)  *  New  Secondary  Deputy  Principal-­‐  Fiona  Moss  (B-­‐7)  *  MYP  Coordinator-­‐  Julie  Sykes  (B-­‐5)  *  New  MYP  Coordinator-­‐  David  Chilton  (B-­‐5)  *  MiddleCAS  Coordinator-­‐  Shane  Rumbold  (B-­‐7)  *  Secondary  School  Student  Support-­‐  Anita  Duhig  (B-­‐7)  *  School  Psychologist-­‐  Eleni  Thomaidis  da  Silva  (B-­‐5)  *  Secondary  Guidance  Counselor-­‐  Ali  Shebani  (B-­‐5)  *  New  Middle  School  Counselor-­‐  Nicola  Warwick  (B-­‐5)  Key  Staff  Members  
  8. 8. *  7.1  Mr.  Steinberg  &  Ms.  Wissot  (B-­‐5)  *  bsteinberg@lisluanda.com    *  jwissot@lisluanda.com    (active  in  August  2013)  *  7.2  Mrs.  Regula  &  Mr.  Iishi  (B-­‐6)  *  sregula@lisluanda.com    *  tiishi@lisluanda.com  (active  in  August  2013)  *  7.3  Ms.  Corredor  &  Ms.  Wood  (B-­‐6)  *  ccorredor@lisluanda.com    *  rwood@lisluanda.com    Year  7  Homeroom  Teachers  
  9. 9. Student ExpectationsPunctualRespectfulResponsibleSeek help when they need it!
  10. 10. Year 7’s BIG 5•  LIS Planner•  Flash Drive•  Pencil Case•  Water Bottle•  Class Stuff
  11. 11. MYP Assessment•  Internal  •  Range  of  strategies  (role  plays,  observations,  videos,  reflections,  reports)  •  Criterion  related  •  Grade  from  1  to  7  •  Feedback  along  the  way      
  12. 12. Community ActivitiesMiddleCASAll students must take part in Community Activities. CommunityActivities are divided into three categories. In Year Sevenstudents must complete at least 10 hours in each category peryear.Creativity 10 hours i.e. Chess ClubAction 10 hours i.e. Volley Ball ClubService 10 hours i.e. Peer MentoringIf a student participates in one extra-curricular activity a weekthroughout the year it is possible for them to fulfil the requirements.It is also possible for students to complete these hours by takingpart in activities outside of school.
  13. 13. Suggested  Summer  Reading  TITLE AUTHORHarry Potter (series) J.K.RowlingAlana (series) Tamora PierceNorthern Lights etc… Phillip PullmanThe Silver Sword Ian SerraillierRomeo and Juliet(abridged version or comic) William ShakespeareNo Guns for Asmir Christobel MattinleyThe Dark Light Mette NewthZ for Zachariah Robert C. O’BrienThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark TwainLocked in Time Lois DuncanWhirligig Paul FleischmanMemory Margaret MahyListening for Lions Gloria WhelanPrivate Peaceful Michael MorpurgoThe City of Ember Jeanne Du PrauThis list has been provided as a response to the requests of several parents. It is notcompulsory but has been added as guidance for anyone who is interested.
  14. 14. Year  6  Taster  Day  Booklet  *  Map  of  School  *  Timetable  *  Equipment  List  *  Using  Your  Locker  *  The  Code  of  Conduct  *  The  Dress  Code  *  The  Student  Planner  *  Homework  *  Activity  *  Year  7  Interviews  

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