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Building stronger learners – Burgess-Peterson Academy—Part 3

Continuing our series of blog posts following four schools at different stages of their IB journey, as they share their experiences and approach to understanding and implementing PYP: From principles into practice, in their own context.  This article from a newly authorized school talks about their transformative journey with the enhanced PYP as they explore […]

Rowan Maria, former IB Diploma Programme student

Mindfulness and the development of empathy in social situations

This article investigates the effectiveness of mindfulness programmes in the development of empathy in social situations among Primary Years Programme students. The results and information referenced are based on a thesis by a former IB Diploma Programme student, which is an IB diploma graduation requirement.

Kathryn Rymarz 2

Let’s focus on the arts

This article is about how a PYP school in Peru reworked a unit of inquiry to put the arts in the driving seat. Students from first grade wrote and performed their own plays connected with effective communication and the IB learner profile. This year-long project led by their drama department was supported by many other […]