2 Desired Outcomes Short Introduction of the PYP Exhibition Role of parents/guardians in the ExhibitionGeneral TimelineThemesVisual JournalsParent experts
3 PYP Exhibition Introduction: 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.
4 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.
5 Transdisciplinary Theme This unit is all about:who the students arewhat they really care aboutwhat changes they want to make
6 PYP Key Concepts Form Perspective What is it like? What are the points of view?FunctionResponsibilityHow does it workWhat is our responsibility?CausationReflectionWhy is it like it is?How do we know?ChangeHow is it changing?ConnectionHow is it connected to other things?
7 How can parents help? Parents can: keep informed about the process by reading s and talking to their childsupport and encourage their childrenprovide knowledgerespect ownership of the processhelp to access resources – people, places, media and informationCelebrate with the students by attending the final presentations.
8 Exhibition Timeline Visual Journals Official start of the Exhibition unitMentor meetingsExhibition Day
9 IB Community Theme: Sharing our Humanity Global povertyEducation for allPeace and conflictGlobal infectious diseasesDigital divide: uneven access to information and communication technologiesDisasters and emergenciesEnvironmental issues
10 Visual Journals Students will create a Global Issues Visual Journal They will take pictures, cut newspaper articlesThey can write questions, cite interesting quotes, draw pictures, create poems, etc.Students should have at least two entries for each of the themes