Today the Year 3 students (otherwise known as the 8th Graders) became witnesses as they listened to the story of Vera Federman, a young Hungarian Jew who survived both Auschwitz and Allendorf, a sub camp of Buchenwald during the Holocaust. Her granddaughter, Breeze Dahlberg, did an excellent job of gently walking the students through the unthinkable hardships and loss she endured during her struggle to survive. It was an inspiring morning of learning, inquiry, and reflection!
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) is such a robust framework for teaching and learning it is helpful to take a step back every so often and remind ourselves of the basics. Now that we are on our third year as a candidate IB school, how much of the IB framework below are you familiar with? Our IB PYP Coordinator is always here to talk in more detail! Meaghan Roach (firstname.lastname@example.org). Come in and visit and we can show you these essential elements in action! There are five key components to the IB/PYP curriculum: Attributes, Knowledge, Key Concepts, Skills, and Action. Attributes
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