PYP nano resources

These PYP nano PD resources provide support and understanding about key characteristics of the PYP. Complete these workshops in your own time, in either English, Spanish, French or Arabic.

Support understanding of key characteristics of PYP leading to authorization

Please see below our new PYP PD resource series. The first four workshops focus on supporting and understanding key characteristics of the PYP, leading to school authorization.

 

The IB teacher professional

Learn about the capabilities that are best fit for the role of a PYP teacher, then identify strengths for the role and reflect on your own strengths and areas of growth as a teacher.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Strong central ideas

Learn more about creating strong, concept driven central ideas, consider criteria for what makes a strong central idea and create central ideas using different entry points.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Learning in a transdisciplinary world

Understand the value of the transdisciplinary themes and the role of the subject areas within a transdisciplinary approach, consider how these themes provide the context for authentic and meaningful learning and select learning outcomes that will support students’ understanding in relation to concepts, lines of inquiry and the central idea.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Inquiry happens everywhere

Learn more about how and where inquiry is present in our learning community, consider inquiry learning practices and where your current fitness strengths lie and dig deeper into your inquiry practices and create an action plan for strengthening them.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Engaging with the PYP enhancements

This set of four workshops nanos focuses on the new elements of the enhanced PYP framework, which include the concepts of agency and action.

 

Student agency in PYP learning communities

Explore how aspects of your learning community can support student agency.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Action in the early years and beyond!

Think about the nature of action and how you might create an environment that supports student-initiated action.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Use feedback to feedforward

Observe the experience of one teacher giving feedback to feedforward and connect this to your own experience as an assessment capable educator.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Language-rich learning communities

Learn about diverse ways PYP schools offer a language-rich learning environment and explore some of the practices that support multilingualism.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Innovating in the PYP

This third set of PYP PD resources provides examples of flexible and innovative approaches in the PYP.

 

Developing assessment superpowers

Engage with the features of an assessment-capable learning community, with particular focus on the role of students and teachers.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Play-based learning

Explore how early years learning communities are purposefully supporting young learners as they collectively construct understanding, acquire knowledge, and develop skills and dispositions that are essential for learning.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Empowering exhibition experiences

Investigate ways to support students’ agency as they engage in their exhibition experience.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Concept-based learning

Consider the practices and strategies that support students to inquire at a conceptual level.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


The learning community

This fourth set of PYP PD resources explores the role the learning community plays in implementing a programme that reflects and supports learner agency.

 

Coherency through collaboration

Connect with different members of a PYP learning community and reflect on how they support learner agency by facilitating coherent learning experiences.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Partnering with families

Explore ways in which families can be meaningfully involved in partnerships that support and enhance learning.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Planning for practice

Consider how our planning process reflects our learning community and supports a shared vision for learning.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.


Knowing our learners

Explore how intersections of learners’ identity impact planning of learning and teaching.

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Available in French, Spanish or Arabic.