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New findings: students enrolled in IB early education receive strong academic foundation that supports school ‘readiness’

New findings: students enrolled in IB early education receive strong academic foundation that supports school ‘readiness’ | PYP | Scoop.it
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a recognized leader in the field of international education, encouraging students to be active learners, well-rounded individuals and engaged world citizens. The organization offers to schools three programmes: the Diploma Programme, the Middle Years Programme and the Primary Years Programme.
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Action in the PYP

Action in the PYP | PYP | Scoop.it
INT. A LIVING ROOM IN BONN GERMANY- EVENING TOSCA sits on the sofa. She slouches against the back with her laptop on her knees. Her forehead is furrowed in thought. Softly a piano plays the same riff...
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IB Primary- and Middle-Years Students Perform Better on International Assessments

IB Primary- and Middle-Years Students Perform Better on International Assessments Than Their Peers at Non-IB Schools. The study, conducted with data collected from 2009-11, included 270 schools—117 with the PYP and 86 with the MYP—and 50714 international students.

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How the World Works - IB Blogs

How the World Works - IB Blogs | PYP | Scoop.it
Sharing examples of what PYP implementation looks like in IB World schools. Home · About the site ... This article from Edition 5 of the PYP Essentials newsletter, was published by the NSW / ACT PYP Network in July 2010.
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Semantikos: The Greek way to address misconceptions in the PYP

Semantikos: The Greek way to address misconceptions in the PYP | PYP | Scoop.it
How to get involved · PYP library · « Displaying central ... Throughout this article, I will argue the importance of semantics and the misconceptions around the word “inquiry” within the context of the PYP.
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The Global Search for Education: An International Education - The Huffington Post

The Global Search for Education: An International Education - The Huffington Post | PYP | Scoop.it

Jeffrey R. Beard joined the International Baccalaureate in September, 2005. He became Director General in January, 2006. I had the opportunity to discuss with Jeffrey the ways in which the IB program continues to offer students a unique international education.

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Why do we do this? - IB Blogs

Why do we do this? - IB Blogs | PYP | Scoop.it
Sharing examples of what PYP implementation looks like in IB World schools. Home · About ... This article from Issue 27 of the PYP Inclusive newsletter, was published and shared by the Victorian PYP Network in July 2010.
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Tech Transformation: Curiosity - one of the PYP attitudes

Tech Transformation: Curiosity - one of the PYP attitudes | PYP | Scoop.it
Curiosity is a word that crops up in many different places in the IBO publication Making the PYP Happen. It's one of the PYP attitudes and as teachers we should encourage students to be curious about the nature of learning, ...
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IB learner profile

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The IB learner profile is the IB mission statement translated into a set of learning outcomes for the 21st century. (Todays #edquestion: Can IB/PYP LearnerProfiles also be Tchr Profiles, 2 describe the tchrs we aim to be?
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Tech Transformation: PYP Attitude: Appreciation

Tech Transformation: PYP Attitude: Appreciation | PYP | Scoop.it
I'm often looking for resources that I can use with students to reinforce the PYP attitudes. Attitudes are one of the five essential elements of the programme, along with knowledge, skills, concepts and action.
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PYP Library- Oakridge International School, Newton Campus

The resource center of an IB school is the hub of the academic program. The specific teaching objective of the Primary Resource Center is clearly guided by the IBOs Primary Years Programme (PYP) in developing the IBO ...
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PYP: What is Inquiry?

PYP: What is Inquiry? | PYP | Scoop.it
What is inquiry-based learning? "Inquiry" is defined as "a seeking for truth, information, or knowledge -- seeking information by questioning." Individuals carry on the process of inquiry from the time they are born until they die.
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How we express ourselves - IB Blogs

How we express ourselves - IB Blogs | PYP | Scoop.it
Sharing examples of what PYP implementation looks like in IB World schools. Home · About the site · Contributors · IB Africa, Europe and Middle East · IB Americas · IB Asia Pacific · Dunia network · NSW / ACT PYP Network ...
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Styling Librarian: New Year Reflection plus Top 30+ FAVORITE ...

I'm excited to pursue a new focus on writing up my favorite IB/PYP (International Baccalaureatte/Primary Years Programme) book lists for both Profile and Attitude lists. This is something I think will hopefully help many PYP ...
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4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers | PYP | Scoop.it
4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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PYP and MYP student performance measured

PYP and MYP student performance measured | PYP | Scoop.it
The Australian Council for Educational Research, a leading educational research organization, recently released the findings of an IB-commissioned study examining the performance of IB students and non-IB students on the International Schools...
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Learning never stops: 5 essential elements of PYP and formative tasks

Learning never stops: 5 essential elements of PYP and formative tasks | PYP | Scoop.it
While preparing a unit of inquiry, the PYP programme requires one to constantly keep the 5 essential elements (Knowledge, Concepts, Attitudes, Skills, Action) in mind. These elements have to be assessed at the end of the ...
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PYP ICT Blog

PYP ICT Blog | PYP | Scoop.it

Welcome to the Primary Years' ICT Blog at Copenhagen International School. Please join us as we explore Information and Communications Technology.

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Displaying central ideas – should we do it?

Displaying central ideas – should we do it? | PYP | Scoop.it
In May a PYP Threads ning member started a forum discussion with this title. He began ... I think it's fair to say that there is an assumption in most PYP schools that we should have the central idea on display in our classrooms.
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News

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Southbank Kensington Grade 5 students debate ways to use the IB PYP Learner Profiles http://t.co/RSQuwTq6 @iborganization @ibpyp #IB...
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Making Connections between PYP, MYP and DP by Aloha Lavina on Prezi

Presented to the faculty of Concordian International School on January 5, 2012.
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PYP: A Lifelong Learning Journey: Role Models: Home and School

PYP: A Lifelong Learning Journey: Role Models: Home and School | PYP | Scoop.it
As PYP educators we spend considerable time discussing the virtues of the IB Learner Profile with our students, but do we embrace these ourselves? Can we expect our students to find credibility in hypocrisy when we say ...
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PYP: Concept Driven Curriculum

PYP: Concept Driven Curriculum | PYP | Scoop.it
Many bright children are global thinkers - they need to see the whole picture before analyzing the details. They usually have a heightened awareness of the interconnectedness among people, ideas, and environments.
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The Exhibition as a reflection of school ethos - IB Blogs

The Exhibition as a reflection of school ethos - IB Blogs | PYP | Scoop.it
This article from Issue 31 of the PYP Inclusive newsletter, was published and shared by the Victorian PYP Network in September 2010. ... Sharing examples of what PYP implementation looks like in IB World schools ...
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Concepts for Education - PYP

Concepts for Education - PYP | PYP | Scoop.it
A Shared Vision. The Basic School has, as the first requirement, a clear and vital mission. The school is a place where everyone comes together to promote learning. Every classroom is, itself, a community.
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