Primary Years Programme (PYP) Overview
The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) Explained
The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) for children aged 3 - 12 nurtures and develops young students as caring, active participants in a lifelong journey of learning.
Through its inquiry-led, transdisciplinary framework, the PYP challenges students to think for themselves and take responsibility for their learning as they explore local and global issues and opportunities in real-life contexts.
An Unofficial Inquiry Into the IB: One Insider’s View
This article sheds some light on what the IB programs are today, and why independent schools might wish to consider it as a programmatic alternative.
Source: Core & More Education
Introducing PYP to Parents: A One-Hour Workshop
This ready-to-use 1 hour workshop presentation explores the pedagogy of inquiry and invites participants to engage with the school curriculum.
In this family workshop, we will explore:
- Why is inquiry important?
- What does inquiry-driven learning look like in practice?
- What their child is learning now and how might parents support this at home?
Unpacking the PYP: Webinar & A Visual Guide to the PYP
The following two resources give a very good overview of understanding the PYP. The resources cover:
What are essential parts of transdisciplinary Learning that we need to know, understand, and be able to do
How to use the Approaches to Learning while designing units of inquiry and learning experiences
What are some go-to strategies to make inquiry happen in the classroom
The first 5 minutes talks about Toddle - Cindy's part starts at 5:00 min and walks you through 'A Visual Guide to the PYP' (right).Webinar Source: Cindy Blackburn & Toddle