Primary Years Programme (PYP) students from Oregon, USA set up #TIStogether as a way to give back to their community during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Archive | Primary Years Programme (PYP)
Celebrating IB World School anniversaries (part two)
Shanghai United International School, China and Elverum videregående skole, Norway reflect on being part of the IB community as they mark 10-and five-year milestones.
Whatever happened to inquiry?
Middle Years Programme (MYP) graduate Rebecca Vasconcelos and international Primary Years Programme (PYP) educator reflects on modeling inquiry to develop curious learners that are capable of critical thinking.
Amplifying the importance of climate change through music
Primary Years Programme (PYP) students from Carlyle Elementary School created a thought-provoking song urging people to take action against climate change.
The value of the PYP is on display in a new research resource
Improvements in student well-being and the impact of the Primary Years Programme (PYP) exhibition stand out among findings from recent studies. Download the full resource to use and share.
Using ATL skills to provide effective feedback
How can we provide our students with valuable feedback to help them grow as learners? Primary Years Programme (PYP) teacher Johana Barón shares some useful tips.
First Dutch-speaking PYP school launches in The Hague
The public primary school Het Startpunt is the first Dutch-speaking IB World School offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP). After three years of hard work, the school welcomes their first official class of IB students.
Developing as a lifelong learner: Inquiry into an IB education
During this time of great change, the IB has created a series of webinars to revisit the key underlying principles of an IB education.
How we incorporated SEL into our curriculum
Primary Years Progamme (PYP) teacher Ranjit Biswas shares why social and emotional learning (SEL) is key to helping students become more caring citizens.
Rethinking the first unit of inquiry as schools reopen: Q&A with Ali Ezzeddine
We recently sat down with Primary Years Programme (PYP) educator Ali Ezzeddine who shared some useful tips for schools that are slowly opening their doors again.
Three takeaways from research on student well-being in the PYP
Does the Primary Years Programme (PYP) have an impact on social-emotional outcomes? New evidence suggests that the PYP supports student well-being, teacher engagement and positive school climates. Read on to see three key findings from the new study.
The importance of taking care of mother nature
Primary Years Programme (PYP) students from all over the world composed a story that highlighted the importance of taking care of our environment.
Ensuring equitable learning during the COVID-19 pandemic
How can teachers address student concerns in a virtual learning environment? Graham and Anthony share their thoughts.
How does the PYP impact school climate?
What impact can the Primary Years Programme (PYP) have beyond curriculum into the school’s climate and community building efforts? The IB’s Research team found that student’s caring relationships, parent involvement and perceptions of safety all showed statistically significant improvements after implementing the PYP. See more outcomes of the research below.
Supporting parents as educators
Music coordinator and IB educator, Kamleshwar Verma explains how parents have kept online learning engaging amidst the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.