AEBS will offer a “PYP Workshop” for parents new to the Primary Years Programme (PYP) as part of the International Baccalaureate® (www.ibo.org).
The objective is to create an understanding of the PYP philosophy and pedagogy through hands-on experience.
Parents will get a flavor of what happens in a PYP classroom and how takes part in inquiry-based learning experiences in four different stations. AEBS Parents will get a deeper insight into what transdisciplinary teaching and learning look like in Language, Math, Science and Social Studies in brief 20-minute sessions. The focus is on concepts rather than content and how it is communicated in each station.
The learning experience is woven together by a common central idea under the theme ‘Sharing the Planet’. Parents also get an overview of the philosophy and importance of the Learner Profile in the PYP curriculum. At each station, you will be able to demonstrate your understanding through a variety of assessment tools such as the continuum, rubric and checklist. At the end, parents will be asked to reflect on their learning and provide feedback.
“This is a new approach, children have the freedom to express themselves, ask questions, inquire … as a student I missed a lot.”
“It’s good for parents to know how and what their child is learning at school. Whatever doubts we had about the PYP are all gone now!”
“We are impressed with the philosophy behind the PYP, creating and mentoring a personality and instilling values to become an ideal human being to lead the world for betterment.”
Eco de Hecho
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.