Parent Exhibition PPT

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The PYP Exhibition
Parent Information
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Desired Outcomes
S Short Introduction of the PYP Exhibition
S Role of parents/guardians in the Exhibition
S General Timeline
S Themes
S Visual Journals
S Parent experts
PYP Exhibition
Introduction:
S The Primary Years programme (PYP) exhibition
represents a significant event in the life of a PYP
school and student, synthesizing the essential
elements of the PYP and sharing them with the
whole school community. As a culminating
experience it is an opportunity for students to exhibit
the attributes of the International Baccalaureate (IB)
learner profile that have been developing throughout
their engagement with the PYP.
Transdisciplinary Theme
Who we are
An inquiry into the nature of the self; beliefs and
values; personal, physical, mental, social and
spiritual health; human relationships including
families, friends, communities, and cultures; rights
and responsibilities; what it means to be human.
Transdisciplinary Theme
This unit is all about:
S who the students are
S what they really care about
S what changes they want to make
PYP Key Concepts
Form
Perspective
What is it like?
What are the points of view?
Function
Responsibility
How does it work
What is our responsibility?
Causation
Reflection
Why is it like it is?
How do we know?
Change
How is it changing?
How can parents help?
Parents can:
S keep informed about the process by reading emails and
talking to their child
S support and encourage their children
S provide knowledge
S respect ownership of the process
S help to access resources – people, places, media and
information
S Celebrate with the students by attending the final
presentations.
Exhibition Timeline
S Visual Journals
S Official start of the Exhibition unit
S Mentor meetings
S Exhibition Day
IB Community Theme:
Sharing our Humanity
S Global poverty
S Education for all
S Peace and conflict
S Global infectious diseases
S Digital divide: uneven access to information and
communication technologies
S Disasters and emergencies
S Environmental issues
Visual Journals
S Students will create a Global Issues Visual Journal
S They will take pictures, cut newspaper articles
S They can write questions, cite interesting quotes, draw
pictures, create poems, etc.
S Students should have at least two entries for each of the
themes
Parent Experts
S Please contact us if you are an expert in any of the themes or
if you know of someone who would be willing to share their
expertise.
Questions?

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