Action

What is Action in the Classroom

Summary

  • 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

Agency and Action Poster.pdf
Source: Sonya Terborg Blog | Page LINK

The Action Cycle

Action Cycle Poster 1.pdf

Knowledge To Action

Knowledge To Action - Framework.pdf
Source: Page LINK

Supporting Action

Source: From Principles Into Practice - ibo.org - PYP Resources (need password)

Action Choices

Action Choices.pdf
Source: Sonya Terborg Blog | Page LINK

Supporting Action

Supporting Action.pdf
Source: From Principles Into Practice - ibo.org - PYP Resources (need password)

Teacher Action

Taking Action - Teacher.pdf

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


Source: From Principles Into Practice - ibo.org - PYP Resources (need password)

Action Cycle

Action Cycle Poster 2.pdf
Source: Page LINK

PYP Action Is

PYP Action Poster.pdf

Types of Action

Types of Action.pdf

PYP Action Poster

PYP Action.pdf
Source: Managebac

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