Possessing an open mind is a significant part of IB learning. IB students are open-minded since they understand and appreciate cultures and personal histories, and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities.
Sharing PYP: “I wanted my students to go beyond rules to the reasons behind them and understand that what we value is most reflected by how we act, so why not start there? What is most important to us should remain at the forefront of our minds so we can remember why we want to […]
Nathan Horne is currently teaching PYP physical education at ISS International School in Singapore. He leads workshops in the use of technology in PE to promote critical thinking and is passionate about advocating for 21st century physical education. He says: “At the start of any new school year having your yearly program set up and […]
These entertaining stories, retold by acclaimed authors Andrew Fusek Peters and Polly Peters, encourage traditional storytelling in the modern contexts of the classroom and home. With colourful characters and unpredictable twists and turns, these books will engage PYP learners while introducing them to stories from other cultures.
The Sharing PYP Practice blog aims to showcase and celebrate diverse and sound practice from schools implementing the Primary Years Programme. The PYP development team welcomes contribution to this blog in any language.
This article originally appeared within Sharing PYP Practice. Jennifer Fenton is currently a Grade 4 teacher and team leader at the Canadian International School of Hong Kong. She is a PYP workshop leader and has previously worked in Kenya and Canada as a teacher, administrator and curriculum coordinator.
Denise Michel is the Primary Years Programme coordinator and vice-principal at the International School of Hout Bay in Capetown, South Africa. The school is one of two in the country that offer the PYP and the only one to offer the Diploma Programme. Michel was instrumental in implementing the programme at her school, which she […]
Looking for the latest updates from the IB? Here are the top 5 most viewed IB blogs of 2012: 1. IBtv hosts hundreds of videos highlighting IB staff, teachers, students, alumni, and university admissions professionals. 2. Sharing PYP Practice provides an inside look at the programme with articles written by PYP educators. This is complemented […]