Early Years

Subject Guidance review for the PYP

Senior Curriculum Manager for the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Jan Mills, explains the ongoing Subject Guidance review for the PYP which considers broader and deeper curriculum guidance. Following the successful launch of the PYP: From principles into practice, the PYP development team moved into reviewing the scope and sequence documents. This review soon moved beyond [...]
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Mathematics in kindergarten 

This blog gives an insight into a kindergarten classroom and what authentic learning of mathematics might look like. Examples include mathematics that is a natural part of children’s play, child-initiated inquiries, and teacher-led investigations. Follow @@SeanPYPParis Sean Walker is a Kindergarten teacher at International School Of Paris. After teaching for 25 years, this is the [...]
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PYP Early years series: Documenting learning (ep. 3)

PYP Early years series: Documenting learning (ep. 3)

In the final episode of a series focused on the PYP support material ‘The early years in the PYP’, IB voices spoke to Anne van Dam and Kathryn O’Connell, two early years educators who have worked in local and global contexts, to explore some of the opportunities and tensions for educators around the subject of […]

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