Action

What is Action in the Classroom?

  • Action is connected to agency, the learner profile and international-mindedness.

  • Action is student-initiated and can be individual and collective.

  • Action is authentic, meaningful and mindful.

  • Action can happen at any time; it can be short or long term, revisited or ongoing.

  • Action is supported by the learning community.

  • Demonstrations of action include participation, advocacy, social justice, social entrepreneurship, or lifestyle choices.

Action is Connected to Agency

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The Action Cycle

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Knowledge To Action

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Supporting Action

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Action Choices

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Supporting Action

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Teacher Action

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Connecting Action and the Learner Profile

  • Students synthesize and apply their conceptual understandings, knowledge and approaches to learning to take action on issues—knowledgeable

  • Students use creative- and critical-thinking skills—thinkers

  • Students communicate effectively, valuing other perspectives—communicators

  • Students demonstrate empathy, compassion and respect—caring

  • Students seek well-being of self and others—balanced

  • Students act with integrity and honesty—principled


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Action Cycle

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PYP Action Is

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Types of Action

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PYP Action Poster

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